For a pregnant girl who has to pee every two seconds, McDonald’s is a godsend. Yesterday, on the 9.5 hour drive from our house to Erie, I probably peed 200 times. And even though I was driving though farmland and forest, every other exit I’d still see a sign for a McDonald’s — no matter how desolate the area.
To be honest, this usually bothers me. I really don’t like the fact that ugly fast food chains are everywhere. However, one thing about this blog is that it forces me to see the good in things — and how can I deny that McDonald’s does indeed offer much better restroom facilities than some dumpy old gas station along the highway? I mean, at least at Mickey D’s you don’t need to ask some creepy clerk for a key to use the restroom around back and then fear someone’s watching you take a piss through a peephole the entire time.
Plus, after reading Fast Food Nation a few years back, I just can’t stomach the likes of McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s. However, I’m pretty much a hippocrite because I do eat Chik-fil-A, Five Guys, In-N-Out, and Bojangles. Not sure what the difference is, but for me, I look at the former as pee stations and the latter as sustenance. Now doesn’t that just make you hungry?! (Sorry if you’re a Big Mac lover…)