Roughage Posted: December 16, 2013 at 3:23 PM in Family & Relatives Friends & Neighbors Humor & Whimsy Personal Growth I used to eat popcorn for every meal, she told me once. It made me feel like I was in the movies & my life would turn out happy in the end. Did it work? I said. I don’t know, she said, but I like to think the roughage counts for something.