In Your Words: Mayor Stanton

In this experiment, the first thing I am struck by is the importance of planning.
Suddenly, I can’t just push my cart through the aisles at the grocery store and grab whatever looks good- that’s my usual MO.  I eat healthy, but now I realize how much I eat out (not allowed) and purchase ready-to-eat foods like rotisserie chicken (also not allowed).  Just think about my daily coffee fix! No stopping at the corner shop—I’ve got to brew my own now and even that seems a bit extravagant, at $6.99 a pound, that’s a big bite out of the $29 budget. It’s going to be a challenge, as a busy working person, to not rely on drive-throughs and convenience foods.  I’ll have to plan menus, cook ahead for the week, and still eat a balanced diet.

– Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton


We would love to hear what you think about this post. Please keep comments civil. Blog moderators reserve the right to remove offensive or unkind comments.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s