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Haven't done this one yet. What are we waiting for? (And don't tell me you skip breakfast

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And you've never lived in the South? (It's a common misconception down here that if you travel outside of the South and order grits at a restaurant, you'll either get a blank stare because no one's heard of them, or you'll get a weird look because people think they're disgusting.) BTW, cheese grits are the best.

Actually, I am curious about how many people skip breakfast. I sort of wish I could do it. Would save some time in the morning. All during college, I tried to speed things along by drinking those Carnation Instant Breakfast drinks. Talk about something that got old fast.

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Haven't done this one yet. What are we waiting for? (And don't tell me you skip breakfast

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This is an interesting statement in contradiction, "good for you" and "bagel slathered with light cream chees" but I like it. Bagels are difficult to resist.

HA! You're right, of course. Actually, I switched to Special K cereal for a while last year. After gaining a few pounds, I went back to bagels...and lost a few pounds! Totally weird, but I'm not complaining! (Of course, the yoga routine might have had something to do with that.)

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Three eggs (over medium), three sausage links, small glass of low-carb grapefruit juice, two cups of coffee.

This is typical, so I won't bore everyone with daily updates.

I will say, though, that I never had "big breakfasts" until college, and only then realized that I'd been depriving/starving myself for years, wondering why my stomach would growl repeatedly (*that* was mortifying) in class long before my lunch period, which began at 10:20 a.m.! I mean, I loved cold cereal, but it didn't hold me for more than an hour...

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Most mornings: Oatmeal Crisp (Raisin) cereal, tea, probably a banana (keep that potassium up).

Occaisionally, instant oatmeal for the cereal.

If I feel ambitious, I'll make some fake egg scrambled eggs, probably with onions, cheese and maybe alfalfa sprouts.

Usually on Sat., my wife makes something much better than anything I do.

If I'm on the road and eating breakfast out, I may go with an omelet, but I'm a sucker for good biscuits and gravy.

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This morning: an omelette with cheese, red pepper and bacon.

And peanut butter cups.

I would have been disappointed if I did not see a form of peanut butter on your list.

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If I'm on the road and eating breakfast out, I may go with an omelet, but I'm a sucker for good biscuits and gravy.

Biscuits and jam are a weakness for me, especially if I am traveling.

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This morning: an omelette with cheese, red pepper and bacon.

And peanut butter cups.

I would have been disappointed if I did not see a form of peanut butter on your list.

Yeah, I didn't really, but I have to uphold my reputation.

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They eat blood pudding in Scotland for breakfast. It is just a pudding...but made out of blood.

Not human blood???

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I skip breakfast usually. When I don't, it mostly consists of what's available in the company cafeteria. Usually eggs and/or hashbrowns (what I had this morning), or a poppyseed or banana nut muffin.

I do, however, always get water. It's the first thing I do when I walk into the office. That's about as routine as my morning breakfast gets.

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Weekday breakfast usually varies from cereal to something sweet to some sort of egg variety. All this at home. Barring that I hit Whataburger for a taquito, hash browns, and orange juice.

On Saturdays I usually whip up my famous french toast for the family.

Sundays we have food at the gathering.

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I drink a juice with ALL-ONE vitamins in it. If I could afford the weight I would have pancakes, bacon and fresh-squeezed orange juice. Instead I have a juice with powdery vitamins.

Denny

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I usually have a Nutri-grain breakfast bar (Blueberry and Apple Cinnamon), or a couple of eggs, over easy.

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Usually, Kashi with soy milk (Silk brand is best), coffee with half-and-half (this may seem contradictory, but works for us.), a glass of water. Sometimes OJ.

Sometimes a bagel with peanut-butter or light cream cheese.

This morning, because we have both been too busy to shop for groceries, I had a piece of whole-wheat toast with light cream cheese, the usual coffee and the rest.

Which reminds me, I'm going to have to stop at the grocery store on my way home...

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Generally, I have my own special oatmeal concoction, consisting of about 3/4 oatmeal, 1/4 granola, and either a sprinkle of cinnamon or a spoonful of peanut butter, but not both.

However, I keep frozen waffles in the freezer for those days when oatmeal just doesn't quite cut it.

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They eat blood pudding in Scotland for breakfast. It is just a pudding...but made out of blood.

Not human blood???

Oh, yes! The Scots are famous for their vampirism! asthanos.gif

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Juice, what coffee that does not fit in the thermos, maybe some Total Greek yoghurt straight.

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Seems like this was created just for you, Russ.

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Pretty much every morning:

a bowl of Life cereal with skim milk

a half a grapefruit

a small bowl of cottage cheese with a dash of garlic salt

a V8

I LOVE grits. My ideal breakfast is two fluffy pancakes with butter, two eggs scrambled, bacon, grits (butter and salt), and a tall glass of OJ. With FAKE maple syrup over everything but the grits and the juice.

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I LOVE grits. My ideal breakfast is two fluffy pancakes with butter, two eggs scrambled, bacon, grits (butter and salt), and a tall glass of OJ. With FAKE maple syrup over everything but the grits and the juice.

Maple syrup: the example of the imitation being better than the real.

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My wife doesn't agree, but I certainly am of that opinion.

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