What My Mom (Who Never Eats Breakfast) Tells Me Every Morning

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September 23, 2013 by WITS Editor

imagesSo, my mom is always saying, “Jill, you have GOT to eat breakfast. It’s the most important meal of the day. How are you going to do any work without some calories to fuel you? You can’t be in such a rush that you don’t have time for some Cheerios. Come on, Jill, make a list of foods you can eat for breakfast and post it on the bathroom mirror. Boom, there’s the list right in front of you to remind you to eat…”

By Jill, 9th grade


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