Sunday, May 16, 2010

Deadline Food

When I was a freshman in college my mother would send me care packages of "study food." Bags of microwave popcorn and candy like M&Ms.

Now I think of it less as "study food" and more as "deadline food." When I'm on deadline (read: when I've procrastinated myself into a corner), I hie myself out to the store and come back with some variation of the following:
  • 2 liter diet cola (Diet Pepsi or Dr Pepper preferred)
  • Chex Mix
  • Chocolate covered raisins
  • Coffee beans
  • Cereal
I don't know if deadline food is a safety blanket for me, or if it's that my mind is so much elsewhere that I give up and let myself consume mostly junk for a few days. Either way, right now I'm happy and on task.

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