Tuesday, January 15, 2008

For nearly 4 years I have had my groceries delivered via a service called Peapod. It is a wonderful service for lazy people like myself, because it allows me to sit on my ass, and use the mouse to get the wonderful groceries I love, and then the next day they are delivered to my door. The only headache is putting the groceries away, and figuring out to do with the bags, and quite frankly I do that with great aplomb. For years I have been told by people that Peapod is expensive, and I would find much better savings in the real grocery store, and I would quietly tell people that it was worth paying more money to avoid the madness of that evil institution called the grocery store. The other downside of Peapod is that it is difficult to gauge the size of something you are ordering. Many times I thought I was ordering a large can of Tuna, or a larger pack of chicken, and then once my items were delivered, I received a much smaller portion. So what is the point of all this?

According to my doctor, my cholesterol is a bit too high, and he would like for me to adjust my diet accordingly. I have 2 more weeks to get it down on my own, and if I cannot do that, he will put me that very same medication that I discussed a little over a week ago. I tried to explain to my doctor that I had abandoned my normal diet over the holidays, and that is why my cholesterol was sky high, but he was NOT believing me. So, as a result, I will be taking my first trip to the grocery store in 4 years, in an effort to buy the proper foods that will assist in keeping my cholesterol down to normal levels. I'm sure this is not a big deal to you, but it is quite a big step for me. I made a list in Word format, I sent it to my girl so she could review the list, I set a time for us to go to the grocery store, and frankly, I gotta tell you, I'm pretty stoked. Back when I used to go to the grocery store, I would get frustrated by the lines, and I used to go down at least one aisle, and purposely knock something off of the shelf and on to the floor. Immature? maybe. Empowering? You bet your ass. I'm restarting that tradition this evening.

As I am typing this, my intern marched into my office with NO jacket on at all, because he claims to have forgotten it, along with his money and his ID. It is 31 degrees outside. This boy needs his own reality show.

Technova (La Em Copacabana) - Towa Tei

5 comments:

LittleTortilla stays in DC said...

Your intern is being abused by his secret lover. That's the only reason for not having any of those things.

tia said...

dude i *HATE* grocery shopping. i mean *HATE*. like i don't even know how to do it anymore. i wouldn't know what to buy. this is one of the advantages of my mom living with me - she does the real grocery shopping and i buy my own snack/breakfast food.

bfnh. said...

i basically never shop w/my girl. it's a fight waiting to happen. but, the thought of knocking something off a shelf is appealing enough to go and cause a bit of mayhem.

maxwellsmusze said...

how do you forget your jacket/coat when you go outside and hawk smacks you in the face?

Sha said...

shenanigans! I call them on the intern..he finna hustle u for money!