Health·Updated on Sep 2, 2020. Posted on Aug 4, 201621 Struggles You'll Only Understand If You're Broke And Trying To Be HealthyMUST RESIST THE DOLLAR MENU.by Anna BorgesBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. You're pretty much always resisting fast food because CHEAP but also NOT GREAT FOR YOU. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF imgur.com 2. You'll defend Planet Fitness to the death. Twitter: @koryaversa TEN DOLLARS A MONTH. TOOTSIE ROLLS. MACHINES THAT WORK (MOST OF THE TIME). WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE? 3. But also yeah, make fun of it. Lovingly. instagram.com 4. Just HOW healthy you are depends on where you're at in the paycheck cycle. Anna Borges / BuzzFeed 5. It's actually super easy to stick to your healthy eating plan on the weekends. instagram.com Because you won't be going anywhere. 6. Your Google search history knows all your woes. Anna Borges 7. You essentially eat the same three meals because no one has time (OR MONEY) for long, fancy recipes. @xtinebyrne / Via instagram.com Yeah, sure, you'd LIKE to have something new and fancy every night, but do you know what's cheaper? BUYING IN BULK. 8. For better or worse, running is your main form of cardio because NATURE IS FREE. Mike Hinson / BuzzFeed / Via buzzfeed.com 9. You've gotten pretty creative when free weights weren't in the budget. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF instagram.com 10. You wish you could shop at grocery stores the same way you shop online. Twitter: @BestOfClosets 11. You have some aspirational Pinterest boards of recipes you'll never make because the ingredients are expensive AF. Anna Borges / BuzzFeed DO YOU THINK I'M GOING TO GO OUT AND BUY CHICKPEA FLOUR? REALLY? 12. And you salivate over workout clothes more than you'd care to admit. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 13. Only to then work out in your ratty old university shirt. buzzfeed.com 14. You can make a boss stir-fry out of random (on sale) ingredients. Twitter: @8FloorsAbove Put that shit on your résumé. 15. You can pride yourself on your healthy water intake because, HEY, at least that's free. Purestock / Getty Images / Via buzzfeed.com 16. You pack your own lunch to save money AND be healthy, which is great until people NOTICE. Remee Patel / Bananastock / Getty Images / Via buzzfeed.com 17. Free food ALWAYS derails you because free > healthy. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Japan News Network / Via gifrific.com Every. Time. 18. You get your ~indulgences~ where you can. Twitter: @lovesicknjh_ 19. Tbh, you pretty much are always daydreaming of the day you can afford you own personal chef and trainer to make this whole ~being healthy~ thing easier. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF vimeo.com / Via micdotcom.tumblr.com ONE DAY.