Trying to Be an Adult

There are a lot of things adults do that I still don’t do, even after three years at college. Cooking nutritious meals is definitely one of these things. I don’t know if you could tell by my last post, but I don’t exactly have the best diet. This is what my Trader Joe’s basket typically looks like for example:

To be fair this was right before the last week of school and I was trying to only get the essentials. As you can see, my diet mainly consists of chocolate, pasta, cheese and chicken (not pictured). I am very aware this is not good for me, but I don’t really know how to cook anything, or how to manage food time. Managing food time is very different than managing work time. I’m great at managing work time. Managing food time is a whole different story. For instance, how long will it take me to prepare this meal? How long can I keep food in the fridge before it goes bad? Or the freezer? Do Ireallyneed this ingredient or is it more of a “suggestion”? See? I just don’t get it.

This is more of  “do as I say, not as I do” advice. Before you leave home, have someone teach you to cook meals that are actually good for you! Your body and taste buds will thank you, and your roommates will be simultaneously jealous and in awe of you.

Then come teach me.