When I was in my early teens, I thought it was cool that one of my older friends collected the tags of everything she bought. During an age of “I want this, she has that, can I get this,” I naturally followed – I had the mindset of getting the best deal by shopping clearance, but I still bought a lot of crap nevertheless.
This also includes snacks foods. Today I’m happy to say that I purged my pantry from the popcorn, cereal, ‘healthy’ chips, etc that I have been accustomed to binging on what feels like a nightly basis. I know this is step 1, but it hurts my little heart to throw out the half open but perfectly good food. Waste… not waist