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I'll have a nutritious meal with a side of perspective, please

For dinner tonight, I had a chicken and vegetable stir-fry composed of a variety of vegetables, lean chicken breast, and noodles. It was tasty, filling, and nutritious.

I know this isn't a food blog, but hear me out.

In my efforts to save some cash, I decided to "scrounge" for some food at home instead of hitting a restaurant (or, god forbid, a drive-thru) on my way home from school. And, I'm glad I did, because my journey through the cabinets left me with a fresh and challenging perspective.

I live with roommates, so sometimes it's tough to keep track of whose food is whose. Tonight I made a list of everything in the kitchen that belongs to me, and I was blown. away. I compiled a massive list of foods just sitting and waiting to be eaten...many of which I had forgotten I ever purchased, some of which had given up the fight and become host to various cultures of mold. The point is, I thought I had "nothing to eat" at home, and am now forced to adjust my p…