For most of my short time on this gigantic rock hurtling through space, I have not been an early riser. I have detested mornings. I have viewed them with a contempt that was typically reserved for only truly terrible things in this world. Things like people who don’t say thank you when you hold the door open for them.
The 1940’s were a revolutionary period in history. We were in the middle of the Second World War, Joe DiMaggio had his 56 game hit streak, Captain America was born, and last but certainly not least, M&M’s were invented.
By the way, fun fact: During the war, M&M’s were only available to soldiers.
Last week we took a journey together in hopes that we’d return with a bit more understanding about carbohydrates, what they are, how they can help us, and hurt us. Carbohydrates can hardly be explained and understood in the course of one article alone, and I realized there were quite a few other questions that I left unanswered.
Disappear with me for a moment, will you? We’re heading to an alternate reality. An alternate world named Elysia. Elysia is a place where it’s always a sunny spring day. A city in which everyone likes to take a stroll in the evening, where the streets are filled with lovers staring into each other’s eyes, and it’s absolutely disgusting to witness.
At 4:01am EST my alarm goes off. It’s one of those annoying electronic alarm clocks that has an obnoxious buzzer that unfailingly rips you straight out of the dream land you were in just mere seconds ago. It’s as plain as can be, with red electronic numbers and only a couple of settings.