Yesterday I found myself at Target. I went in to pick up a $5 prescription for my son and left with $140 worth of other things. I knew I was in the mood to shop (having extra time on my hands, nothing that needed to be purchased and feeling a bit down). As I was driving, I told myself that I need to change my pharmacy to one that isn’t attached to Target! Actually, our insurance always sends me nasty grams reminding me that Target is not the preferred vendor for our medicinal needs. I ignore because I love my pharmacy. My poor son has multiple medications at any given time and they know us well! I walk up and they practically hand me his meds.
So instead of leaving with just the medicine, I decide to start wandering the store. Rookie mistake! First, I pick up three shirts and two pants for my daughter. Then my son sees a Dr. Seuss book he *has* to get. I make my way over to electronics and start picking up random cords: a 25 ft cable cord, an HDMI cable and a fitbit cord. Later on, I remembered that my mother-in-law who is visiting asked for a book for her birthday. So, I found myself browsing Amazon.com, my second favorite “store” to get free shipping. Instead of a $15 book with $6 shipping, I ended up spending $105 worth books!
This is ridiculous! I simply have goals that I am not focused on achieving. Ernie from <a href=”https://purplesweatpants.wordpress.com/”>Purple Sweatpants</a> sent me a link to a great <a href=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzlbNP4NzFI&feature=youtu.be” target=”_blank”>video</a> about why you need a goal. I really do need to take one of my goals and start really working on it! Because clearly what I am doing now isn’t working! Boo!