What's the one thing you run out of that sends you immediately to the grocery store?
Asked by Jane Belanger
September 22, 2010
From Little Italy (Fashion Designer)
Diet Coke. I probably drink eight liters a day...it’s a lot; it’s pretty bad. I buy the two liters, or I’ll go to 7-Eleven and get a Double Big Gulp; they’re two liters by themselves. When I was in the Navy I had to go out to sea for a long time. I couldn’t drink my soda, and everybody thought I was going to have withdrawals. I just really like the flavor and the way the carbonation burns in my throat.
From Mira Mesa (Manager)
Hair spray. Got 2 B Glued Freezing Spray. It’s the only hair spray that works. It’s in a big yellow can. I’ve been using it for, like, six years. Four dollars at Target; Albertson’s, $8; Walmart’s, like, $3, but it’s too far and I never go there. It’s amazing. I buy it in bulk.
From Pacific Beach (Clothing Designer)
Chocolate milk. I buy it premade. I don’t drink milk, so it’s like my coffee. I don’t drink it every morning, but if I’m in the mood for coffee or milk or something like that, I’ve got to get my chocolate milk.
From Carmel Mountain (Sales Rep)
Beer. I just have to have it there to have it there, even if I’m not drinking it. Just knowing that it’s there makes me feel good. If I go to the fridge and there’s not one in there, I’ll shoot right out the door and be right back. I’m not an alcoholic or anything, but I just have to have it there in case I want it with dinner or to watch the game.
From Bankers Hill (Student)
Condoms! Can’t be without those. Or...I could do without most foods for a while, but when I run out of crunchy things like pretzels or chips, I’ll go out. I need some sort of good crunchy snack in the house.
From Point Loma (Food Server)
Milk. Not for coffee or cereal or anything. I drink it straight, two percent. Gotta have it every day. I drink a lot of milk!