Day three — Hospital food

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    On the lighter side: One hilarious event during our hopital stay -- pulverized foods molded to look like thier real counterparts -- beef slices and peas. Only in this case, the peas were in actuality pureed broccoli spears.

    jonchan, BlueAlgae, Elle_Ann, and 8 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. lucymay6 110 months ago | reply

      ugh... that is gross. poor girl, did she eat this stuff?

    2. toyfoto 110 months ago | reply

      The meal came when she still wasn't tolerating food too well, so she did not partake. I was just facinated with the thing. One of her doctors came to see her at about 4 in the morning the day after the tray was (food service didn't take it back until breakfast came), and after we'd discussed her condition and I had relaxed and our conversation turned, I grabbed the tray and said, "you gotta see this," to the doctor. We spent another few minutes discussing memories of the tricks she used to get her children to eat, and my memories of my grandmother shredding up everying, putting it in Jell-O and molding it into shapes just to keep us interested.

    3. lucymay6 110 months ago | reply

      I'm so glad she made it through OK. phew.

    4. BlueAlgae 93 months ago | reply

      This actually doesn't turn me off. I would eat this. And pureed broccolli shaped like peas? That's brilliant!

    5. mynameis_heidi [deleted] 74 months ago | reply

      That's actually kind of cool. I wouldn't want to eat it myself, but maybe for a baby. They should sell stuff like this in stores instead of just pureed foods in cans.

    6. Jesamin 74 months ago | reply

      I just threw up in my mouth a little bit.

    7. arkworld 74 months ago | reply

      what the hell?!? that looks putrid!

    8. vimizo [deleted] 73 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called FoodGroup, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      This is a food photo with a pleasure!

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    9. vimizo [deleted] 73 months ago | reply

      I welcome you!

    10. snippy.snippy.crab.kristine. 73 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called yum yum food, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    11. antianki 71 months ago | reply

      Hi, I've used the photo (with credits) twice in my blog, writing about the need for less additives in food.

    12. kaiserfede 66 months ago | reply

      but... i love solid food!!!

    13. (robcee) 56 months ago | reply

      that is freakishly hideous. The lighting and shadows in the food and on the plate make this picture look really 3 dimensional. Well done! :)

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