Ah, Day 5 at Chick-fil-A has come and gone, but its memory lives on in my satiated belly, a belly satisfied with the light, tasty goodness of the Grilled Chicken Cool Wrap®, another first for me. Seriously, I have a sincere love affair with Chick-fil-A, but until this Every Day with Chick-fil-A experiment, I have never tried anything grilled! Who knew it would be so tasty.
Today’s trip was nice because I had my life partner with me. (That’s her ordering above.) If you know us at all, you know we’ve been on a two year’s long journey to adopt, and we hope and pray to be in Ethiopia at some point this year for a court date. In light of that, we needed to get some shots to stave off the creepy crawlees that lurk in third world Ethiopia. My buddy Jason, who is leading our Man Up & Go trip with me to Uganda this year, has also adopted from Ethiopia and seems to think that staving off the bacteria and its evil microbe minions is simply an exercise in mind over matter. Hey, whatever floats your boat, but I’m hedging my bets and getting the vaccinations.
We had to travel about an hour away to get these puppies – Typhoid, Yellow Fever, and Polio – as our local doctor and health clinic to not avail themselves for such a purpose. And truthfully, I ended up having all I needed since I went to Africa last year on a missions trip as well. Alas, it was all Liza this trip.
**Side Note** Health clinics. One word. I-am-sincerely-speechless-over-what-I-witnessed-inside.
Certainly such emotional trauma deserves a reward, and for us it was our FREE Chick-fil-A!
Day 5 Stats
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Clearwater, FL 33762
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Time: 3:15 pm – Btw, best time ever to visit. No line. No crowd. Like having my own personal Chick-fil-A franchise.
Meal Choice: Grilled Chicken Cool Wrap® meal with regular waffle fries and, (gasp) a water! The dude behind the counter was really taken aback. I’m pretty sure his name was Andrew, and it was almost as if he couldn’t bring himself to give me a water when the soda would’ve been free! I get it, though, I really do. I would extend the same gasp if someone flashed a VIP card to me. And I liked his humility. When I asked him if I could take his pic to document the moment, he was like, “Me really?” Just look at his response below. Either he’s humble or just doesn’t like a camera shoved up in his grill.
Did You Know?: That a Grilled Chicken Cool Wrap® only has 330 calories but packs a whopping 38 grams of protein? 330 calories – I can get rid of that with a couple of furiously typed blog posts. That ain’t nothing. Plus, I’m loving the protein from all this chicken. Maybe I’ll be able to hit my college football playing weight again! (Cue peanut gallery comment: “What were you, the kicker?”) Very funny Mr. Jokes-a-lot.
Trip Highlight: Without question it was being with my wife. I mean, don’t get me wrong, the company was great, but I was able to trade her three Chick-fil-A nuggets for a half container of waffle fries.
My pleasure, dear.