I was at an all-day work meeting and a box of See's Candy was being passed around.
The woman next to me carefully selected a piece and took a bite.
"Oh, my God, that's good!" she moaned.
She then put the other half of the piece on a napkin, where it stayed until the meeting was over 4 hours later.
She never ate the other half.
I could not have been more stunned if she had gotten up and done the Soulja Boy Dance.
I may be 40-something years old, but it had never once occurred to me to eat HALF of a piece of really good candy, a moan-worthy piece.
I told my friend Alicia this story and she said "Wow, if I found a piece of See's Candy I liked, I would be rooting around in the box for more of the same kind before someone else got them."
Exactly. You see why Alicia and I are friends. You can also see why we will never be mistaken for anorexics.
So that's how skinny people do it (yes, the woman who ate half the candy was what we used to call in high school "A pick"). They simply eat less. A lot less.
Crazy. Why didn't I ever think of that?