Over 100 Billion hamburgers served…

Blogs-contributors, Dan Waeger — By on February 26, 2009 at 11:33 am

As I’ve said before, the week following chemotherapy I struggle to put down enough calories even with the Jack LaLanne juicer or ordering “The Hulk” at the Smoothie King. Nothing looks appealing, not even some of my healthy favorites. So when you have a green light in life to eat anything you want, you might as well take advantage of it.

Over the past week, I’ve stopped by McDonald’s twice for dinner. Both times, I ordered my favorite, Value Meal #1 – the Big Mac. What is it that makes the Big Mac so special? Is it the sauce? Does the cool song bring you in?

“Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun….”

Is there even another burger in the “fast food” community that can even compete? Some people like their coffee and others their fries, but for me going to McDonald’s it is all about the Big Mac.

Going 2x in a week is probably enough to satisfy my fast food cravings for a year, but I’m a huge fan, especially of the sauce, and what better way to scarf down probably more than double my calorie count for the day. The thing that strikes me the most about McDonald’s, however, is the smell. It is just unmistakable. The overriding stench seems to last forever too, following you wherever you go. Which reminds me, I need to go take out the trash….

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