The Story of The Day I Failed

6.73It was Mexican Independence Day. I grew up in Mexico so this is a big deal for me. Cheap breakfast – $0.20. Usual Wednesday lunch with friends from work – a Slice of Chorizo, Onion, Jalapeño Pizza and Soda – $3.78. Mexican Candy for dessert – $0.15. So far this day = $4.13.

I really want a Mexican taco for supper. Well, actually I want two or three, but I knew I could not afford more than one based on my budget. And I want a Mexican taco, so I won’t be darkening the door of Taco Bell today (or any day, really!) So I go online to check the price of one steak taco from my favorite Mexican food chain. Yes! I can afford one taco and stay within my budget so that is where I head when I am done with activities at church.Taco

I order my one steak taco. No drink, nothing extra (they are now charging extra for lime?!) He tells me the total is $2.39! What? That is definitely more than the price listed online! Ugh! Fail. On my second day of this challenge… I failed. Since I failed, I went home and drank a can of soda too. I mean, if I already failed, I might as well do it epically. But I feel very Mexican. I had chorizo, jalapeños, Mexican candy and an authentic Mexican taco. So…. That’s a Win and a Lose? Hmmm.   :-/

Total for Mexican Independence Day: $6.73.

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