The Unbearable Anxiety of Grocery Shopping
The problem wasn’t that I was lazy or easily stressed out. It was that grocery shopping is often inaccessible to neurodivergent people.
I guess I need spices. Why are spices so expensive? Do I need rice? Why are there eighteen different kinds? What condiments should I have?
I could have tried this soonerdisabled
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