Seattle Woman Ate Only Starbucks All of 2013
Could you eat this for 365 days in a row?
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Could you imagine getting all of your meals -- breakfast, lunch, and dinner -- from one eatery for an entire year?
Well, Beautiful Existence (yes, her legal name) did just that. What restaurant did the Seattle woman choose? Starbucks, naturally.
For each day in 2013, Existence ate all of her meals from Starbucks or "Starbucks-inspired" joints such as Roy Street Coffee, Tazo Tea, and Evolution Fresh.
Although she confined herself to these spots, she continued to prepare meals for her two children, while spending an average of $500 to $600 per month on her mocha meals, according to the New York Daily News.
So if you consider yourself a Starbucks addict for picking up a double chocolate frappe every day before work, think again. Existence has put any self-proclaimed java junky to shame.
Of course, she wasn't restricted to coffee, but let's be real -- there are only so many prepackaged cheese and fruit platters, parfaits, and microwaved breakfast sandwiches one can eat before going mad.
Then again, the fact that she took on this nonsensical challenge says that maybe all of Existence's marbles weren't there to begin with. She might be one chicken Santa Fe panini short of a picnic basket.
This isn't the first time she's taken on a "challenge" of this sort. In 2012 she followed every piece of advice in Parents magazine, and in 2011 she shopped at Goodwill for everything -- including presents -- for herself and her family.
You're not the only one asking why anyone would restrict themselves to procuring all their meals from a single restaurant for an entire year. On her blog she wrote the following:
"WHY? am I doing this challenge? Or WHY? will I do any challenge in the future? Because I LOVE being human and I LOVE the privilege of being able to ask the question WHY? in the first place!"
What joie de vivre! But what else would you expect from someone named Beautiful Existence?
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