Shopping to me is exciting in waves -- sometimes I get really excited by it, other times it's not exciting at all. As for "beating" your shopping addiction...well, try by "beating" something else!
"I'm always happy when the Williams sisters win. I support them; I don't know why. They can lose, they can win, and they take it the same way. Maybe it's because tennis is not the biggest focus in their lives. But that they still end up winning Grand Slams is great." Roger Federer, July 2005