June 26, 2012

call me irresponsible

i overdrew my account today.

...

"your account is overdrawn, do you want me to transfer money for you?" texted the hank at 8am.

"ugh. by how much?" 

"86 i think"

fucking target. i can't leave that place without spending at least $50

"yes, please."


i believe i've overdrawn my account 5 or 6 times in my life. it usually upsets me. today though, i took it in stride because i knew i'd been spending money like it grows inside a belly. aand truth be told, this is my fun money account so bills were paid and all but still, i never get to the bottom of the barrel guys. and do you want to know what i blame?

i blame this pregnancy. i want new clothes all. the. time. i want to see what maternity and non-maternity clothes will look like on this maternity body. i want to try any and every pregnant gadget and cream out there. i want to sample every bra available to my growing boobs. i want that $50 organic onesie that just happens to have a ridiculously witty saying on it. i want. i want.

i even ordered organic almond oil from amazon at 1am the other night..i already have two other belly butters/oils that serve the same purpose. oh, one-click buy, i wish i could quit you.



down to my last negative dollar...what should i buy, guys?!



thanks be to the hank. 
and to paydays. 

xo

11 comments:

  1. I love Target so much. SO much. I avoid going there sometimes because I know I will spend all of my money.

    I also happen to like their maternity clothes - and I'm not pregnant. I bought a shirt from the maternity section a few years ago. Love wearing it when I'm growing a beer baby on a hot summer day ;)

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  2. I can sooooo sympathize with this! however, I've forced myself to behave and wait until after my shower to buy too many baby boy threads. I think you should buy a sweet tea from McDonald's with that dolla. holla!

    um and also... I cannot go into Target alone. it is forbidden by the husband.

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  3. I justified SO many purchases in pregnancy.
    The running joke in my family is that I go to Target once a day.

    The sad part?
    It's not that far from true.

    And why, why, why is my Target bill ALWAYS $83? How do that many different things always add up to the exact total of $83?

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  4. I totally hear you about Target!! It's impossible!! I always have to stop myself from even going in. Sounds like I better not get pregnant either!

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  5. I feel ya on the Target shopping getting outta hand...I just can't control myself!Oh,and spend your last dollar at the dollar bin in Target!Duh!haha!

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  6. Buy a lotto ticket so you can win and pay me back (and so we can retire, I'm ready for that)

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  7. hank saved the day, lol! hey, it happens to the best of us. I go to Target for one thing and I ALWAYS leave with about $50 worth of crap (I buy nail polish every time I visit Target)

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  8. I think it's funny to see how many women relate to you in this! I was just about to comment that I'm totally picking up what you're laying down... and I see that a hand full of ladies already have!
    Welp, you are not alone!
    Oy and going over in your bank account no matter what the situation... such a yucky feeling!

    Happy Hump Day!
    xoxo

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  9. Omg true story--One time at Starbucks, I decided to buy my coworkers espresso shots for 50 cents. It was 5 transactions for 50 cents each. I went to target after and bought a blanket. Little did I know that my account was empty before Starbucks so those 6 transactions were all charged 35$ overdraft fees. Long story short I spent like 300$ on fees and that stupid Target blanket and those 50 cent shots.

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  10. Girl- I feel ya. Not on the being pregnant part, but overdrawing the acct. because of clothes. It's not our fault stores have such good stuff! :)

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