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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 4th Nov 14, 2:19 PM
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    beanielou
    Baby steps to mortgage freedom for beanielou.
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    • 4th Nov 14, 2:19 PM
    Baby steps to mortgage freedom for beanielou. 4th Nov 14 at 2:19 PM
    My first thread on the MFW board!!
    My mortgage has 6 & 1/2 years left to run.
    My income seems to decrease more & more & it becomes more & and more of a challange to pay my hefty(to me) mortgage.
    I have managed an overpayment last month as I got some £££'s unexpectedly.
    My biggest fear is not being able to pay my mortgage & loosing my home.
    So I have decided that baby steps are the way forward~even a fiver or a tenner overpaid in a month is better than nothing.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 2 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.*** ***Keep plodding***
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    • Karmacat
    • By Karmacat 13th Nov 17, 3:45 PM
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    Karmacat
    Oh beanie sorry you're feeling so bad - good that someone could drop off something for you, at any rate, but awful to need it so badly
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    • Fortune Smiles
    • By Fortune Smiles 13th Nov 17, 5:48 PM
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    Fortune Smiles
    Hope you feel better soon Beanie. It's rotten when you're poorly. Sending hugs.

    Fortune x
    Mortgage: 2.02% paid House Deposit Contribution: 84% Emergency Fund: 43%

    All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us - J R R Tolkein
    • michelle09
    • By michelle09 13th Nov 17, 6:32 PM
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    Eek, sorry you're not feeling well beanie. Is this a known issue?

    Can't help with the lip balm unfortunately, I like the body shop ones but they're not sticks. (Maybe they come as a stick?)
    • Sun Addict
    • By Sun Addict 13th Nov 17, 8:11 PM
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    Sun Addict
    Big hugs from me Beanie xx
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    Mr SA finally in remission December 2013
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 13th Nov 17, 8:55 PM
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    beanielou
    Thank you all.

    Not a known issue michelle.
    A bug/viris doing the rounds I think.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 2 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.*** ***Keep plodding***
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 13th Nov 17, 8:59 PM
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    beanielou
    On the plus side(!!) I have not eaten since SAturday apart from a tiny bit of melon and a bit of toast.
    I have spent no money apart from the ribena.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 2 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.*** ***Keep plodding***
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 13th Nov 17, 9:43 PM
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    beanielou
    Question of the day.
    I have no appetite at all.
    Should I force myself to eat & if so what?
    Answers on a PC.
    Thanks.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 2 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.*** ***Keep plodding***
    • ZTD
    • By ZTD 13th Nov 17, 10:30 PM
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    ZTD
    Question of the day.
    I have no appetite at all.
    Should I force myself to eat & if so what?
    Answers on a PC.
    Thanks.
    Originally posted by beanielou
    IMHO - no, if you're not hungry then don't eat. Otherwise your body may try to do a Linda Blair impression.

    But drink. If you feel your energy levels dipping then drink sweet tea.
    "Follow the money!" - Deepthroat (AKA William Mark Felt Sr - Associate Director of the FBI)
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    • boredofbeingathome3
    • By boredofbeingathome3 13th Nov 17, 10:38 PM
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    boredofbeingathome3
    Sorry you are poorly Beanie. I would stick to liquids.soup, Bovril and copious cups of tea( that's me though)
    Feel better soon x
    I used to BOB but now I am BOB3. Oh woah is me...Wibble
    • Sun Addict
    • By Sun Addict 14th Nov 17, 6:17 AM
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    Sun Addict
    If it's a tummy upset then doctors say BRAT - bananas, rice, apples, toast. If it's a cold then soup is good, although I've heard that curry is good for colds. For a sore throat I always find something fizzy - preferably Prosecco is good. But if you have no appetite maybe your body isn't ready for food yet.
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    • Karmacat
    • By Karmacat 14th Nov 17, 10:23 AM
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    Beanie, what Z and BOB said about food vs liquid. I've not heard of what SA wrote, but it codifies good practice in our family I'll add "BRAT" to my list!
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    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 14th Nov 17, 11:29 AM
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    Knit Witch
    small amounts of a thin soup - with toast or bread if you can cope - but either way lots of liquid if nothing else!
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    • EssexHebridean
    • By EssexHebridean 14th Nov 17, 1:08 PM
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    Definitely plenty of liquids Beanie. Personally I'm not in favour of forcing food in when the body is saying no as I always tend to find it makes you feel worse. However if I have even a hint of an appetite then buttered toast will generally encourage it along.
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    • milann
    • By milann 14th Nov 17, 1:56 PM
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    milann
    Enjoy your Ribena for now and eat when your ready - little and often of whatever you fancy. Get well soon lovely lady x
    • Butti
    • By Butti 14th Nov 17, 3:58 PM
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    Butti
    Toast and coke (no...not that type) preferably a little flat. Ginger biscuits are good if you feel a bit sick.
    Basically treat yourself like a pregnant woman!
    Debt LBM (08/09) £11,641. (08/12) £22,734. (10/14) £9127 (2/15N )£7790
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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 14th Nov 17, 8:40 PM
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    beanielou
    I have not felt unwell like this for years.
    Back to bed very soon.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 2 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.*** ***Keep plodding***
    • muddywhitechicken
    • By muddywhitechicken 14th Nov 17, 8:48 PM
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    muddywhitechicken
    hope you sleep well and feel better tomorrow
    Mortgage at highest (April 2008): ~£195,000
    Outstanding balance: ~£41,500
    Current total overpayments: ~£116,750
    • Sun Addict
    • By Sun Addict 14th Nov 17, 9:28 PM
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    Sun Addict
    Take care Beanie. Rest will do you good - and plenty of fluid is more important than food right now, flush it out xx
    Virtual Sealed Pot £671.22
    November NSD 5/12
    Weight loss 2/7lbs
    Mr SA finally in remission December 2013
    • ZTD
    • By ZTD 14th Nov 17, 9:49 PM
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    ZTD
    I have not felt unwell like this for years.
    Back to bed very soon.
    Originally posted by beanielou
    There appears to be something going round.

    I have threatened murder most foul at work if certain people approach me...

    Get well soon.
    "Follow the money!" - Deepthroat (AKA William Mark Felt Sr - Associate Director of the FBI)
    "We were born and raised in a summer haze." Adele 'Someone like you.'
    "Blowing your mind, 'cause you know what you'll find, when you're looking for things in the sky."
    OMD 'Julia's Song'
    • in need of direction
    • By in need of direction 15th Nov 17, 10:32 AM
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    in need of direction
    DD got hit with the bug last week. shares in Boots soared as she tried 10 different solutions at once. you take care
    Mortgage at 01.01.14 £119,481.83 today £79,389.12, target £75,000 by 31/12/17 Offset fund today £4,055.43 target £5,500 by 31/12/17
    Emergency fund £5k/5.5k & £90/200 cash.
    Current weight loss 8/34 by 28 feb 2018
    determined to stop defining myself by my mistakes.
    Progress not perfection.
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