How The Amount Money I Spent On Food Essay

781 Words Feb 19th, 2016 4 Pages
The behavior I would like to change is the amount money I spent on food while I am school or rather my spending habits related to purchasing food. Each semester I spend at least $450 to $500, which is excessive for my liking. Moreover, I feel it is an unnecessary drain and I plan to reduce the expense and save money. This expense can be contributed to many different reasons. One of the main reason is due to the fact I leave home without eating. This is due to the fact that I commute to and from school for about an hour and a half up to 2 hours each trip depending on traffic. With my classes beginning at 8:30 AM I leave at 6:30 to arrive on time; this means I get up at around 5:30 to 5:45 AM. I am tired in the morning and when I get home from school, which is somewhat displeasing to me because I do not have a part-time or full-time job or any “real” responsibility like other students and faculty besides coming and going to school. But me being tired makes me forgetful and preoccupied with what I need for school. I have tried purchasing drinks in bulk to limit my spending on drinks here at school; I have also tried preparing meals beforehand but I always forget the food and drink in my backpack in the morning. It is stressful and leads to expensive results. I think another problem is the weight I have to carry when I bring food is also negative, perhaps I am making excuses. Time also plays a role in how much money I spend. For example, on my long school days I am at school…

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