Thursday, September 15, 2011

Impulse Purchased my way into a class...

I typically do not do impulse purchases. I practice my self control by shopping online and putting all sorts of great toys, books, gear...into my shopping cart.  And then never going to the "pay now" page.   I think about getting stuff, but don't. I practice that too often.

Sometimes though...something happens and I make an impulse purchase.  Usually I'm happy about it but...regret the lack of self control.  And that can last for days or weeks!   Even silly little purchases....because they can add up and eventually cost way too much.

Today...I made my BIGGEST impulse purchase ever.  If I'm putting a lot of money into something, I consider for weeks or months.  Within 12 hours, I had made this purchase.   I'll say that my friend made me do it.... I had to resource guard and get it too since she was.

And the purchase?  A working spot in an online class: 

I debated for about two hours on whether or not to do  a working or auditing spot....and did end up working.      The instructor has a very similar style to how Griffin has been trained and I've been reading her materials for a long time.  I'm VERY excited!


Laura, Lance, and Vito said...

Very cool!! I'm jealous! It looks like you needed to be impulsive though since all working spots are gone.

Kristen said...

And my behavior was reinforced by getting a spot!

I hope she'll run it again. I already have a LONG list of people that I need to tell to take it.

Raegan said...

I did almost the exact same thing. I rationalized by saying I just wanted to see Paypal convert kronor into dollars (and that did make it seem more reasonable), but at the end of the day I just couldn't lick that (Continue). Le sigh.

I'll be eagerly awaiting your thoughts on it though!