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A totally useless breakthrough and SPRING IS HERE!!!!!

23 April 2013

I ATE WATERMELON TODAY.
 
This may not be a big deal for all you watermelon lovers, but for me it really is. I have always hated watermelon. I am sure something happened when I was a little kiddo that gave me bad memories of it; maybe someone smooshed it on my face, maybe I had a bad chunk from a bad watermelon, maybe I choked on it for a while?
Who knows.
The point of the matter is that pretty much every time someone has offered me some watermelon they have been disgusted shocked by me not wanting a big slab of it. Something about it being super hydrating and good for you. I just don't like it.
Yuck.
 
But today... I was feeling a little adventurous! In my super healthy lunch fruit platter (what a mouthful!) there was a whole section just for watermelon. And I decided that I would eat it ALL.
I really don't know why, I just did.
And it wasn't that bad.
Certainly not as bad as this.
But still not my favourite.
 
I honestly don't know why I am telling you all this, but it was the first thing that popped into my head.
 
You know what else is a big deal??
The fact that SPRING IS HERE!!!!!!!
It's glorious.
 
And I love it.
 
 

12 comments :

  1. Ah so happy the weather has decided to take a good turn. Happy days!

    Harri

    at-rubik.blogspot.com

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  2. Well done for eating watermelon! The weather is beautiful, I've been sat in the embankment garden this evening and it's been lovely, I'm really hoping the sunshine sticks around.

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  3. The weather was so lovely today! I hate watermelon. Wish I liked it, always looks so good but just hate the taste.

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  4. hehe good for you for braving it and trying it again! to me watermelon just tastes like fruity water (which i guess is what it is..). my husband is the same way with pineapple, i think something must have happened to him as a child! i beg him to try it again but he acts as if its the most repulsive thing in the world! i dont get it.

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  5. Hooray to the arrival of Spring!
    Well done for eating water melon. I always find it more water then melon, however it reminds me of Summer and holidays so it can't be that bad : )
    Claire
    Www.Daydreamsinthegarden.blogspot.co.UK

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  6. Now I feel like eating watermelon!

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  7. I'm so jealous you get to go to The Saatchi Gallery on your lunch break. And you know your thing with watermelon? I've always had the same thing with berries, and then I found out recently from my cousin (I don't know why my mum just didn't tell me) that I had eaten unripe berries from a bush when I was a baby and became seriously ill from it. Freaky.
    http://myfroley.blogspot.com

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  8. Your story reminds me a bit of my Mom boycotting watermelon because....she really doesn't like my Grandpa...he's not a nice man, and in the summer he always goes around with plates of watermelon and tries to force people to eat it but my Mom refuses.
    But I have to say, watermelon is a heck of a lot tastier than ginger. If anyone ever tries to convince you to eat pickled nutmeg, either, don't do it. Spices are not meant to be eaten in chunks.

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  9. Yay for Spring! Although it's currently raining here *sad face*
    I don't like watermelon, but other types of melon I'm all for, I don't know why. It's like I love regular potatoes but not sweet potatoes. I'm weird!

    Jennie xo | sailorjennie.com

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  10. Watermelon is my fave!!! I love it!

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  11. Good move! Sometimes it's nice to come back to foods that we used to hate. I've been avoiding avocados for years, and it turns out they're amazing!!

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  12. Lovely sunshine!

    Watermelon breakthroughs are important. Very important. Don't look at me like that. It's true. :)

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