Goth Humor – The Popsicle Version of Me, Myself And I

I found the ICE CREAM variation…but I came across this popsicle and realized I’ve been pinned once again!

I’d call it a gothsicle or vampsicle. . . ¬†Yes…I made up those words. You’re welcome!

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EatPops!

I think this is a wonderful idea…¬†

I DESPISE drinking my calories.  

There! I said it.  

Yes, people often scoff when I say that… ¬†Maybe it’s because they are so beholden to those end-all-be-all detox shakes they are having, or maybe the word “calorie” is what nudges them off the edge… ¬†Whatever the case may be I will say it a thousand times…I despise¬†drinking my calories.

Hate is a strong word – I rarely use it, if at all – so I’m using “despise” instead. ¬†It’s a vehement despise, though!

As I have gotten older, I simply have to watch what I eat in order to maintain a certain level of fitness performance, athleticism, health, emotional well-being, and…weight. ¬†Gone are the days that I can drink my hot chocolates with whipped cream, smoothies with my breakfast, and ingurgitate bags of steamed rice along with a glass of juice. ¬†The flat-out reality of it is that I’ve needed to reduce my caloric intake over the years, as well as tweak my fitness routine – if I don’t, that’s okay, but I will gain weight, and will get very depressed. ¬†I know myself that well.

Smoothies were something I’d enjoy often growing up – there was nothing more delicious than fresh, ripe fruit, blended with some ice, maybe some yogurt or milk. ¬†Before training, after…whenever! ¬†

I don’t count my calories – let me be clear on that. ¬†Having had two severe eating disorders in the past (anorexia and exercise bulimia), the propensity to get dangerously rigid is already there. ¬†With that kind of propensity, I need to be more lax in this¬†department. ¬†

That said, I am aware of what I eat, and could very likely give you the broad strokes of what I had in a day – I never stuff my face mindlessly, but if I feel like a snack, I have it – I’m clean 95% of the time.

So I saw this snazzy brand – founded back in 2014, and I just love the idea. ¬†EatPops¬†came about because a law student, Sophie Milrom, couldn’t manage to find healthy snacks while studying feverishly in school. ¬†She recognized that fresh juice was prohibitively high-priced, making it a tougher trend to follow for many people interested in cleaner eating and juicing. ¬†She also discovered that freezing juices not only lowered prices to make such conceptions accessible…but also that it extended the shelf life.

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What do I love this idea? ¬†Because I DESPISE drinking my calories! ¬†For someone like me, these are ALSO a fabulous option because…I get to CHEW. ¬†I like the sensation of munching on something – I feel more satisfied when I EAT than when I DRINK…so pops is a perfect option! ¬†From 45 to 100¬†calories for one, you aren’t going to break the bank with these. ‚̧

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I don’t have any retailers near me, but you can purchase these guys online… ¬†Shipping is up to $15 (these are frozen treats!) but it is awesome to have the option!

More of what I love to eat…!