Today, despite all the Christmas presents I still need to buy and credit cards I still need to pay off, I managed to spend 30 dollars for breakfast and lunch.
This is enough of a ~zomg~ on its own, with regards to my raging stupidity.
(I mean…I even spent three dollars and fifty cents for a crappy fountain Diet Coke.) (Which is outrageous on its own, but especially so when you consider the endless amounts of fountain Diet Coke I can drink at work. Every day. At our very own Diet Coke fountain in the break room. For FREE.) (To say nothing of my Starbucks/Dunkin coffee habits, which also fail to consider the endless amounts of coffee available at work. For FREE.)
This is my ridiculous disconnect. Yesterday I went to CVS and spent 15 minutes in the soap aisle trying to find the cheapest body wash and face cleanser, ending up with a CVS brand neutrogena knock off that was on sale for only $2.43, WHOO!). But what is the purpose of this spendthriftery when I am going to waste all of my available funds on coffee and thai food while I’m at the office?
I am a financial fail. I even tried to turn over my financial life to the boyfriend, now that we live together. But that hasn’t really happened yet, as we’ve had other crap going on for the last few weeks, including multiple family visits and Thanksgiving.
And in the meantime, I’m faced with my own pathetic weaknesses, which boil down pretty much thusly: