OnlineShopping_CreditCard_3By Jill Smokler
Author of Confessions of a Scary Mommy
Once I landed my book deal, I had visions of becoming a writer. I would camp out at Starbucks and nurse my cup of coffee while typing furiously on my laptop. I would slave away through the early morning hours, burning the midnight oil because inspiration struck. I would be driven and dedicated and productive. Or, not…
Sadly, my process looked more like this:
Walk the dog, make the lunches, pack the bags, get the kids dressed, drive them to school, and come back home.
Open up the computer and write a sentence.
Suddenly, see an e-mail alert. Know I should ignore it, but what if it's important? It would be irresponsible not to at least check it.
See that it's a Groupon. Maybe not vital, but certainly time sensitive. I debate for five minutes if saving $13 at a restaurant I've never planned on eating at is worth it. I decide that, indeed, it is.
Purchase the Groupon.
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