Dumb people that dont know anything about PKU

Dumb people that dont know anything about PKU

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Dumb people that dont know anything about PKU

February 23, 2010 in Uncategorized

so i work in a cafe and yesterday at work my chef was fighting with me about how there is NO protein in veggies i said yes there is he said how much do you want to bet i said i bet my life on it i could not believe this guy my whole life is about protein what a dumb ass

6 Reviews of Dumb people that dont know anything about PKU

  1. Registered: Feb 26, 2007

    Posts: 0

    Chicago, Illinois

    I’m impressed that you work around food & stay on your diet. I couldn’t do that =). I love trying things too much.

  2. Registered: Dec 2, 2009

    Posts: 0

    Phelan, California

    yeah one of my friends just had that same talk with me. He thought I was making the whole PKU thing up….oh yes I would really want to live like this just to trick people. It is hard when people have no club about PKU because to the rest of the world protien is a life line so they cant understand how we could live without it….urgh I feel your pain!! I agree with lorsar I am impressed you can work with food and stay on diet I like to try things too :)

  3. Registered: Aug 29, 2008

    Posts: 0

    Ellendale, North Dakota

    omg okay really??? things like that happen to me ALLL the time…and it gets soo annoying!!! especially when you have “friends” that keep asking you over and over to go out for pizza or ice cream or sumthing like that…then your all like…”ahh no, i cant eat that!!” and thats normally when they say, “well that doesnt have protien does it??”

  4. Registered: Feb 1, 2010

    Posts: 0

    Tucson, Arizona

    lol. Don’t you love it when people who have never experienced PKU argue with you? I think your response was a GREAT one! People are always shocked when they find out what I actually can/can’t eat due to my low protein diet. “You mean you can’t eat CHOCOLATE?!” Uhm….dairy!

    You know what’s been annoying me lately? there is a certain individual with PKU that seems to be giving out advice that is not always so accurate, in my opinion. But that’s another issue completely…

  5. Registered: Sep 4, 2007

    Posts: 0

    Aurora, Nebraska

    Isn’t it amazing how little people know about nutrient contents??? We have been reading labels since a very young age and are accustomed to it. Others really don’t have to worry about it!!! I get the straaangest questions. Most people understand I can’t eat meat. Then they say something like, “So can you eat fish?” LOL!! It is funny and frustrating all at once!!!

  6. Registered: Nov 3, 2009

    Posts: 0

    , Massachusetts

    Haha ya that is definitely frustrating.t… im in the nutrition field and everyone is focused on PROTEIN PROTEIN PROTEIN and i am sitting there like… you have no idea, it is in EVERYTHING! People are shocked when they ask and I say an orange has a gram or two in it… the fact that that guy was so adamant and cocky is sooo frustrating. just be the bigger person and know you are right haha… even people in the nutrition field ask me questions like jenn mentioned… its just we see the food world differently haha… but I definitely share your frustration

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