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Should I feel bad about spending ~1k in food this month? I've been all alone this holiday season so food is my only comfort...

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Nah, you do you, do what you can to be happy

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No, you should not. But you also should not turn to food for comfort to the point that it becomes an unhealthy relationship, so be conscious of that.

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Being alone for such a long stretch is tough. And if food helps your mental/emotional well being, go for it! As someone who also drives comfort from food (and lives alone), I will say that don’t let it get out of hand. Not just the emotional dependency, but also the physical part. I put on 30+lb on a 10 month stressful project. I wish I had actively been monitoring weight so I could have curtailed bad food habits sooner 😔 Bottom line, you do you. Just consciously monitor the situation

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As long as you aren’t fat

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I mean if ur making money why does it matter... whatever makes u happy!!! :-) I found that I spend way less wfh though since I can just try new recipes/cook while working from my kitchen countertop.

Our normal grocery bill is about that each month including wine/beer

It’s the holidays- I always extra splurge on food and alcohol this time of year, plus with covid it was easy to be extra indulgent so I get the comfort food part. You can make up for it when you detox in March and spend a fraction on nothing but spinach and lemons.

That’s a lot of DoorDash bruh

It’s that time of the year- Christmas and New year and if it makes you happy then why the hell not.

Spent more than that on booze

Thought I was bad but guess not😂

You buy a lot of sea food?

No; ball out my dude

Nah it’s a pandemic baby, keep filling the void with food. I have

It’s certainly better than spending $1k on alcohol this month (not that I’m speaking from experience...)

I do the same - brings excitement to each day. One thing I try to do is only order from locally owned places (rather than chains etc.) because they are really hurting and at least my spending can help the local economy/my neighborhood spots!

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