Thursday, 3 March 2011

Man Detox

I have decided to have a ‘No Man March’. Wait, I don’t mean I’m going to start a protest against the male existence, although that sounds really appealing right now. No, I mean that I’m going on a bit of detox. A ‘man detox’, if you will. Now, I’ve never been any good at the food kind of detoxes, so I am slightly sceptical about how a month on a man-free diet will go. I feel like I have been on a bit of a binge of bad food lately, and you would be right in thinking that ‘bad food’ loosely translates to ‘bad boys’. 

You see boys are like food. And just like food there are two types; good and bad.

We all know those bad types; the ones that always taste so good, and look really appetizing. Your mouth waters and your heart races as they pull up outside and ring the doorbell, you open the door and there you are faced with the guy who is always there when you ring him saying you want him (although he is usually late). And the best thing is that he has a 13 inch... Pizza. This pizza smells so good and whilst you are eating it, it is amazing. But then once it has finished, then comes the stomach cramps and sick feeling in your stomach. That feeling of regret, and wondering why your ever ate it. But whilst you were eating it you were so happy, even if you were paranoid that anyone else was going to nab a piece whilst your back was turned.
And when you look at the calories on the box you realise why you are left with a terrible taste in your mouth. You start to wonder why you never looked at this before you ordered the pizza and before you started to eat it. Because knowing what you know now, would you ever of picked up the phone? 

The truth is that you never learn from this. The pizza is the same every time, yet you always think it will be different and you won’t be left feeling like your going to vom when your taking the box to the bin.

I don’t no if anyone will understand my food comparisons, but basically, bad boys always seem amazing at first. Whilst you are going through all the excitement, you have no idea how you are going to feel when you realise he has messed you around. You feel like crap, and you need too have a lie down, and sleep it off. 

Then you have your ‘salads’ of this world. Those boys that will make you feel really good about yourself and, at the end of the day, it’s good for you and you feel healthy. The salad makes you feel great, it does everything a food should do for you, and it has no nasty side effects. But as with any healthy food, it’s good for a short time, but after a while you start to feel unfulfilled, and you need something else, something a little more exciting. And that something exciting involves lashings of full fat mayonnaise.

People always say that you need to eat healthy and avoid those cream cakes and chip cobs if possible. Have you realised that people say the exact things about relationships? ‘He’s a bad boy, avoid him’. I don’t no if it’s just me, but I have to experience and see things first hand to believe them, and how will you ever know whether you like a food unless you have tried it? Apart from ‘Salmon’ boys though, those boys are just trying to be something there not, I would never try them.

But then there is another type of food. The good and bad kind, the kind we really enjoy, but don’t get horrible side effects from. The ‘strawberry dipped in chocolate’s of this world are the best. Very tasty, slightly naughty, but yet you get all of the nutrients a fruit gives you. Now I’ve never had one of these before. I mean relationships, I have lost count of how many heavenly strawberries dipped in chocolate I have had, but as far a boy is concerned, zilch.

They always say that you need a balanced diet, a bit of good, and a bit of bad, 5 fruit and vegetables alongside a cheeky Dairy Milk once in a while. Maybe that’s what we need with men too. 

Gwyneth Paltrow (that woman is weird) says that when you have eaten to much bad food for a long period of time, to get it out of your system, you need a detox. So that’s what I’m going to do. You see I was having one of those healthy diets (Good boy) and then I got a bit bored and wanted a huge box of Maltesers (Bad Boy). So I had one. But now the thought of Maltesers repulse’s me (not the actual food kind though. Dear God No!).

If you hadn’t worked it out, ‘Lifeguard boy’ is a Dominoes pizza, so lovely at the time, but you know what, I wish I had never even looked at the menu. But that’s for another blog!

I want a Strawberry Dipped in chocolate, don’t you?

Live. Laugh. Love


  1. i lost my strawberry dipped in chocolate because i thought he was a salad boy, and ive swapped him in for a pizza boy...

  2. he might be nice for a snack ;)

  3. Interesting post, plus a fellow Derbyshire might I add! :)

  4. I have had soooo many pizza boys in my life, and now I cant decide if this guy is a salad boy or a straberry dipped in know, he's like milk and chocolate cereals...apparently healthy, but you eat too much, it's a looooooooot of calories, way more than a pizza O.o does it even make sense? XD
    I guess I just wanted to say...great blog girl :)

  5. this has seriously helped me with a situation i'm in right as we speak. a pizza boy says he want's me, but for all the wrong reason's. my long term ex who i recently split up with was a strawberry dipped in chocolate, just right. he wants me back but i'm too afraid he'll turn into either a salad or a pizza boy and it looks like more of a pizza boy. i guess i want my strawberry dipped in chocolate back, but even too much of them can cause a sickness and what if the strawberries bad underneath all that chocolate?

  6. I'm a salad boy. I know it might not be as good or exciting as being a pizza boy or a chocolate strawberry boy... but I will always be a salad boy. I enjoy nothing more than treating my girlfriend and y'know what, I'm happy with that. :)

  7. I used to compare men to fast food, with the Big Mac at the top, and then those were were what I called "Grease on Paper". Oh dear. Well have fun while you are still young but don't get to many take away pizzas before you insist on finding that strawberry, okay?! Me, I totally over consumed...and then I really did have to do a detox! An entire year. No men. At all. Seriously. Not even flirting. Changed my life.... you can read about it at

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