Whee! Thanks for the compliments! All kudos are due Stef, anyway. Her pattern, her genius. I just do the knitting.
Okay. So the reason I don’t buy crap to eat is this: I bought a four-pack of Dove bars yesterday on a whim and ATE THREE. And I know the last one will be gone today.
It ain’t like I’m on a diet. I like the way I look and I’m happy with my weight. I’ve always been a little soft around the edges, and I accept it (mostly)happily. But come on, that’s just ridiculous. Three Dove bars? You ever had one of those? You can feel your arteries hardening and your hips widening as soon as you throw the stick out, that stick that you’ve licked until the splinters form, hoping for a bit more of that chocolate.
Ridiculous, I tell you. That’s why I go either Grocery Shopping or Other Stuff Buying. Yesterday I just ran into the grocery store for leaf bags and ended up with a box of Dove as well. If I’m legitimately grocery shopping (which only happens about once a month), I’m very good, buying myself healthy whole-grain stuff, low-fat versions of good-for-you products. Or I’ll buy a small box of okay-for-you cookies with a little chocolate and I can dole those kinds of things out for a long time. A bag of Trader Joe’s corn chips will last me two weeks. But something REALLY bad, forget it.
(But it was fun, and I don’t regret it. Just kind of surprised at my capacity, that’s all. I could have eaten that last one, I know I could have.)
I used the leaf bags to clean out my closet, the one that I haven’t been able to open for WEEKS. I’ve been wearing the same clothes over and over again, washed and left in the basket, just because I couldn’t get near the clothes rack. I got rid of six bags of clothes. Six! Well, not rid of, not just yet, since I just bundled them up and filled my car with the bags. Must donate today, as soon as I get off my ass.
I’m seeing a pattern here, no? I like excess? Even when it comes to thrift store clothing, I go a little overboard.
You should see my book piles.
Adah says sleep in the sun if you can!
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