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It Got Me Thinking…About Cravings May 16, 2011

Filed under: Childfree by Choice,Childless Not By Choice,Health — Life Without Baby @ 6:00 am
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By Kathleen Guthrie

Chocolate, sushi, coffee, shellfish, swordfish, wine, deli meats, soft cheeses, cocktails, salad bars…conventional medical wisdom strongly recommends pregnant women cut out all these foods.

Fortunately, I’m not pregnant, and I have no plans to get pregnant. And because I am an adult of mostly sound mind, I can eat and drink anything I want. Therefore, I’d like to start with a lemon drop martini, a shrimp cocktail, and a side of raw chocolate chip cookie dough, please.

What are you craving today?

Kathleen Guthrie is a Northern California–based freelance writer. She is trying to embrace being childfree.

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6 Responses to “It Got Me Thinking…About Cravings”

  1. Marcia J Says:

    Runny eggs followed by runny cheese – preferably something stinky. And a large gin and tonic would be super.

  2. Illanare Says:

    A bagel topped with a lightly poached egg and smoked salmon, washed down with a glass of champagne…

  3. Sue Says:

    A nice piece of grilled Mahi and an appletini (make it two). 🙂

  4. Elena Says:

    erm… cigarettes!

  5. happynenes Says:

    A cracktastic large-size McDonalds vanilla iced latte.

  6. Mercedes Says:

    Love this post!!! In any one day, I will most likely have craved… creamy stinky unpasteurized cheese, sashimi, smoked slamon, imported most likely full of nitrates cold cuts, anything with so much spice in it that I will sweat and cry while eating it, and liquor of all kinds… punctuated at intervals by coffee so black it’s almost solid…


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