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I'm always THINKING about dieting. I think I finally found the way.


 I should count calories.
I should watch my weight.
I should try to get thin,
or one day it will be too late.
 But dieting takes willpower,
of which I have almost none.
I need a diet plan,
that would make it much more fun.
 With interest I read the label
of my favorite tasty treat.
All information was right there,
all printed out nice and neat.
 200 calories per serving
is precisely what I read.
160 of these were fat calories,
or so the label said.
 I pondered this as I nibbled,
and decided I was A-OK.
160 from 200 leaves 40.
So, I ate 40 SKINNY calories today.
I hope you'll visit me at POETICALLY CORRECT
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Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 11/20/2011
I count calories until I run out of fingers. By then they're stuck in the pie. Patrick
Reviewed by David Young 11/16/2011
I like the capitalization in your title that shouts at you, but be careful to not use it too much in titles for some, it takes away from the talent I see in your words that are, let us say delicious.
Reviewed by Casey Harmon 10/1/2011
What an interesting way to look at it! If they aren't FAT calories...they must be SKILLY calories! Too funny!

Reviewed by Natosha Davis 6/21/2011
This dieting thing seems to be on almost everyone's mind. I enjoyed your poem about it. Made me smile.
Reviewed by CJ Heck 6/8/2011
OMG, this is adorable, Donna! (I love how your mind works, girl)
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 5/16/2011
Giggle.....don't diet....try Zumba! I absolutely LOVE it! And you burn 600 to 800 calories per hour. Lively latin music, latin's awesome! Diet schmiet!!! giggle

Reviewed by Mary Grace Patterson 3/26/2011
I enjoyed this humerous little poem....M
Reviewed by Diana Wiles 2/26/2011
A piece that we all understand! We women become experts very quickly..I've counted calories since I was eighteen years old...Loved it!
Best wishes, Diana..
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 2/15/2011
Great writing ,,enjoyed..Hugss
Reviewed by Connie Faust 2/12/2011
Well, you certainly have a knack at discerning the calorie facts. No one can deny that you ate 40 skinny calories. Keep up the good work!
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 2/12/2011

Cute poem. I'm sure we've all broken our New Year's resolutions to lose weight by now. Me too! Take care.

Reviewed by D Johnson 2/12/2011
What a great concept, maybe you'll be on Oprah's next week, please remember us little people...(smiling)

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/11/2011
Smart thinking, Donna. Thank you for sharing this delightful and unique perspective. Love and best wishes,

Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 2/11/2011
that's everyday math that works for me :) ~ Morgan
Reviewed by Richard King 2/11/2011
Can't argue with that logic, do that every day and in a week you're up to 280 skinny calories. NOW YOU'RE TALKING!!!! THH

Reviewed by TONY NERONE 2/11/2011
You know I think the fat in calories is all a scam! There is no proof of anyone die because of fat in calories. JMHO.
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