Yes, I know that they have the market cornered in the fast food market.
Yes, the food is fattening.
Yes, a study was once done about McDonald’s food and the health problems that can occur if one eats
McDonald’s everyday for every meal.
But you know what? I don’t care. I love McDonald’s. McDonald’s is my BFF!
When I was a kid, my mom was a supervisor at the brand spanking new Mickey D’s in Shenandoah, Iowa. My brother and I got to eat there all the time. So, I guess you could say I was raised on it.
Unfortunately, I can’t eat there a lot now with my boys, as they are Burger King lovers. And so is my husband. I’ve totally lost out.
I guess they prefer crispy fries to soggy greasy ones (which are my favorite kind of fries I might add.)
The boys in their not so subtle way always say “McDonald’s is crud.” Hmm. Where could they have picked up an idea like that? Maybe it’s because our favorite clown and his restaurant get a bad rap.
The food won’t kill you, you know! Well… at least not right away.
If so I would be dead right now, and I’m very much alive.
Case in point: Whenever the boys are at their grandparents and my husband is out of town, I totally splurge on McDonald’s food. I order a 10-piece McNugget value meal and an M&M McFlurry. It’s pure bliss. Pure, greasy, fattening bliss.
The only thing that rivals the 10-piece McNugget is when the McRib comes back. I could eat at the big MD three times when that sandwich makes it’s annual appearance. I don’t. But, I could.
Just writing this blog gives me a huge hankering for the sinful stuff.
I love the seasonal treats, too. Take the Shamrock Shake and Peppermint Mocha coffees.
I have kind of given up on the coffee service and just head straight for the “Mac” dad, Starbucks.
Sadly, now that my boys are growing up, they aren’t as keen on fast food as they used to be. They prefer items that I make. Although, I absolutely do not know why this is since I’m a lousy cook. I could burn water.
I guess their tastes have changed.
I wish mine would.
Maybe then I wouldn’t have to deal with this muffin top, or rather this cherry pie top.
Stephanie Ogren is married and has two children. Read her blogs every Tuesday on momaha.com
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