Expecting couple ridiculed for Meal Train page requesting Paleo meals and friends do their chores

Mail Online | 4/19/2019 | Dailymail.com Reporter
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A Philadelphia couple expecting their first child have sparked outrage for requesting high-maintenance, Paleo-friendly, and elaborate meals from their friends on a crowdsourcing page.

Jim and Alex Burns, of Fishtown, are expecting their first child on April 29.

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To prepare, the couple set up a Meal Train page - a website that allows friends and loved ones to organize home-made meals and deliver them to those who are sick, or in the Burns' case, have just welcomed a baby.

But the Burns' went overboard with their Meal Train website, listing over 30 specific recipes they'd like delivered such as Paleo breakfast egg muffins with thinly sliced cremini mushrooms, pork breakfast sausage and three tablespoons of melted and cooled ghee.

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'As the father-to-be, I’m teetering on a fence of emotions. One of the things I’m most afraid of is not getting a great deal of sleep and as a result not being in the best frame of mind to offer my wife the support she needs to recover from the child-birthing process,' Jim wrote in the page.

'That's why I'm putting together this "Meal-Train" or "Mental-health check-in train" or "Do you need any help today train". A meal would be awesome. If you feel comfortable reaching out before you arrive to see if we might need anything else - that'd be even more awesome,' he added.


And the list goes on.

The Burns then listed their least favorite meals - like mashed potatoes - and dietary restrictions.

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