I don’t know about you, but I’m not particularly fond of grocery shopping – for several reasons, some of which include:
- I lose a few hours of my time that I could be using for other, more fun, activities like doing laundry or washing dishes.
- I have to spend a large amount of my taxed income to buy food that I get to pay more tax on.
- I have to lug the groceries from the store to the car, from the cart to the trunk, from the trunk to the house, to the refrigerator, the freezer, and cabinets.
- I feel compelled to spend the next half hour cleaning the fridge out before I put new food in there.
- Then I feel guilty about all the food I just threw away from the last shopping trip!
The very worst part of grocery shopping, though? The fruit and vegetable aisle. I start getting anxious a few aisles away. I tell myself “this time it will be better”. I try to stay positive. The very first time I pick up an apple and go to put it into one of those flimsy, tissue paper- thin plastic bags, I realize I’m wrong. It’s not better this time. Why, oh why, can’t I open these bags? What is wrong with me? I try to peel it apart…nothing. Continue reading “Hardest Part of Grocery Shopping”