I normally wouldn’t be tempted because of my budget. But these are perfect. So ripe. So colorful. So expensive.
They remind me of a time when money wasn’t tight.
I quickly refigure what we could do without from the things already in my cart. Trying to understand my need for this little unexpected indulgence. Will it make today special or different? Some sort of celebration of better days ahead? Or of survival?
(Maybe that’s just too much to ask from a bloody fruit.)
For now, a deep breath is all I’ll walk away with. Triggering my imagination just enough to make my mouth water, strong enough to boycott these feelings of inadequacy and guilt.
Until the next time.
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