Here's a breakdown of a normal week of spending and a week of spending since staying at home. As noted above, my rent and apartment utility bills have remained the same. Spending during a normal week:Restaurant food: $45 Drinks at bars: $62Groceries: $30 Ubers: $15 Unlimited MetroCard: $31 Clothing: $35 Total: $218 a weekSpending during the pandemic:Groceries: $66 Online shopping: $15 Total: $81 a weekOverall, I'm saving a significant amount, about $137 a week. While my rent and bills have remained consistent, my food, travel, and leisure spending has dropped by more than 60%.I'm hoping that saving this extra money will help me through the economic downturn.Read more:My family saved over $400 in a month by staying home during the pandemic — here's exactly how we spent our money pre- and post-coronavirusNow is the time to figure out if you're spending money on what really matters to you, and a financial planner has a strategy for how to do itBrides share the 7 things they regret spending money on for their wedding dayI'm still waiting for my mask to arrive in the mail. I haven't been doing much online shopping other than that. Now I haven't been buying any clothes, since I really don't have anywhere to wear them. Though I've been spending a lot of time at home, I make sure to get out and walk around every day.Now that I have nowhere to go, I have no reason to get in an Uber. The New York City subway has an unlimited MetroCard, which allows you to pay a monthly fee to ride as many times as you want.I have been isolating by myself, and I am more of a social drinker anyway, so I decided to cut alcohol out of my weekly budget.Reconnecting with old friends often meant meeting them at a bar, and at bars in New York City, the drink tabs can really rack up.At the start of the lockdown, I was enjoying spending more time cooking since I hadn't had much time before. Now, though, I'll admit it's gotten a bit tiresome.I ate out three times that week, and that number is excluding the money I spent on alcoholic drinks.While I've been staying inside all the time, my roommate has been staying elsewhere, so our utility bills have remained the same as before the pandemic. I also only turn on the lights when it gets dark, which now isn't until about 7:30 p.m.