Why I Was A Big Thing Essay

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I was born in a large family in the country. I was not use to eating nourishing foods because, it really didn’t appeal to me. I was use to eating oily and fatty foods. A few things I ate and used in my food daily were: meat grilled or deep-fried in Crisco oil, vinegar, chow-chow, sugar, salt, pepper, garlic, blue bonnet butter & seasoning salt. I’ve seen my cousins and uncles eat three to five plates during every meal. I would try to eat as much as they did and I picked up off that and it developed into habit. I can easily chuck down two to three plates and eat loads of snacks in the middle of the usual three course meal.
Even though I eat so much, I never gained weight for the reason that in my hometown sports in general was a big thing, so I just took part in sports and ran off however many calories I consumed. I never did complain about not eating right, especially when it came to my favorite dish. I really like to eat and taste different foods. My god-father is a chef, he lets me taste test the different dishes whenever he has to cater or during the holidays when he prepares food a day beforehand. I had the opportunity to try various foods and I didn’t have to go to a bistro to do that. I never really thought about how bad my eating habits were. If the food was good to me then I was going to eat it and no one was going to stop me. I knew it wasn’t the right way to think, however when you can eat whatever you want when you want to eat it, why should anyone want to eat…

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