Menu of Singledum
It was my turn. I self consciously placed a week’s worth of Lean Cuisine meals and Cottage Cheese Doubles on the check out counter. As I watched them roll towards the cashier, I could feel people staring. The pity was just pouring off the lady behind me as she grabbed a half-eaten chocolate mess from her crying, Hershey’s covered son.
“That’s so sad…” was written on all of their faces.
This wasn’t the first time. I’m always conscious of how ridiculous it looks buying food for one. Like when you see an elderly woman buying fifty cans of cat food and a box of depends. Or when I’m given a huge lollypop at my dentists’ office. There’s just something off about it.
But what am I supposed to do? Cook a healthy four course meal for myself? No thanks, even omelets are a stretch for this lazy cook, which makes frozen entrees the (...)