Category Archives: Week 4: Giving Up Dining Out
By Stacy | Published: 18 October, 2009
After not really cooking for, oh, 35 years -- 3 weeks without break of cooking every night was a bit rough. It takes a great deal more mental energy for me to prepare a meal than it does for folks who have been doing it for ages. Admittedly, I was pining for a drive-thru by week's end as I stared at the Spaghetti Squash on my counter and wondered what, in the name of all that is vaguely food-like, to do with it. Seriously. Total bachelor moment. I must have stood there staring at it with a deeply furrowed brow for a good twenty minutes.
By Stacy | Published: 11 October, 2009
I struggled a bit about what to give up this week. In some ways, giving up spending extra money at all was pretty encompassing. I thought about giving up drinking anything but water this week, and had actually decided to do so, and then I woke up this morning and downed a Diet Coke before I even thought about it. Caffeine-addiction is a powerful agent of denial.
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