I round the corner with my nearly-full cart.
Eyes starting to bulge from the
Just a few more things.
Here we are.
And gape at
Baking soda Colgate Crest Aquafresh Arm & Hammer Tom’s small medium large tube upright screw on cap flip top…
Finally, I break out of the
And just grab
Flee to self-checkout.
You know those people who have a certain
Brain injury that renders them
And they’ll stand in the cereal aisle for
Until someone just puts something in their cart?
The best day was when I found a
Grocery store that sold
Limiting my choices to mere
Some types of choice are fun,
Like thrift-store shopping.
But even at my favorite thrift store,
After 40 minutes
Of paging through the racks
And making hundreds of
(Yes, no, no, no, yes, no…)
I buy whatever I’m holding,
And make for the nearest
Ice cream shop.
Force me to be an
In everything I
I don’t want to be a
I don’t want toothpaste that’s tailored to
Special teeth and enamel and saliva pH and gum issues.
I just want to be an
Who buys only the Acme brand they use in Looney-Tunes cartoons.
That would free my
For things like
Interacting with human beings, or
Any number of more
Mental activities than
reading vertically is hard but i can relate to this so much. i called my 1st sponsor once from a grocery store asking her what cereal i should buy. now i know my choices. except olive oil, that usually takes me longer than i care to admit. xo
Did you see the article in the Wall Street Journal on 2/23? Toothpaste overload! 69 new varieties of toothpaste were introduced in 2010…even the manufacturers are now starting to admit it may be too much. 🙂 (Also…I use “Ultrabrite”. Cheapest toothpaste in the store, only one option. Easy.)