To those who’ve known me for years (or worked with me for any length of time), it should come as no surprise that the possible end of my grocery diet experiment has been brought about by my greatest and oldest ally (or is that nemesis?): Coffee.
By now, many of you know that Shoestring‘s sister company, The Swapaholics, was acquired last fall by Swap.com, the largest community of swappers in the world with 1 million members nationwide (and growing!), and I now work there full-time a
Last Monday, I officially ended my 10-year stretch as a dues-paying member of a pricey well-known Northeast sports club chain. A conservative estimate puts the amount I spent on membership payments in this last decade at about $9,000, and I now weigh more — not less — than I did then.