So, I started off the new year with no specific goals. Write more, read more doesn't count. Those are just assumed. I thought I should start blogging more which wouldn't be hard to do since I hadn't blogged much at all over the last year.
I was feeling like I finally had the opportunity to be more disciplined about my writing (and shopping.) So, there it was...more discipline in 2013. The next night (before I left for the mall) I chose a fortune cookie from the Chinese food bag, cracked it open and this is what it said:
discipline + talent = ability
This is how I saw the message from the shopping Gods:
discipline + sales = shoes
I headed to the mall to use some birthday coupons from my favorite retailers. I used discipline by not allowing myself to buy the boots at full price. I waited for the sale and got 40% off plus an additional 40% clearance and used my $15 birthday coupon. I bought $98 rain boots for a mere $20.28! Using discipline, I went home, put my new rain boots on, sat down at my desk and wrote a blog post and my writing schedule for the week. Isn't
shopping discipline great?