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    • please-let-me-be-lucky
    • By please-let-me-be-lucky 6th Nov 14, 4:53 PM
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    Three choices in life; Give up, Give in or Give all you've got!!
    • #1
    • 6th Nov 14, 4:53 PM
    Three choices in life; Give up, Give in or Give all you've got!! 6th Nov 14 at 4:53 PM
    This is my 2nd diary on MSE. My first diary, "When I asked for luck I didn't mean the bad variety!!" has to be closed as it's reached over 5000 posts!! It can be found here;

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=3911061

    In 2011 my Husband had a motorcycle accident resulting in a severe brain injury, memory problems and Epilepsy. Unfortunately he is getting worse not better and I am now his full time Carer, which can be challenging, but I'm ever grateful he is still here! I also have 2 boys aged 10 and almost 5, a part time job and I'm currently a Beaver Leader but I've just given notice to leave at Christmas (as much as it pains me!) as I just can't manage that too. The last 3.5 years have been hard going for lots of reasons, but worth it. Every day may not be good, but there's something good in every day!!

    At the time of the accident we owed over £23,700 on credit cards and we currently owe just over £3000. Hopefully this diary will see us getting debt free forever! I hope you'll join me.

    Lucky Xx
    Debts @ LBM £23,729.31. Debts @ 08/04/2016 £0

    NSDs achieved in 2018 13/60
    Lbs lost 16/107.
    Savings for Florida £163.00/£1000
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    • redofromstart
    • By redofromstart 5th Feb 18, 8:00 PM
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    redofromstart
    If you are frustrated today then start singing 'singing in the rain' and think about umbrellas. It'll cheer you up and nobody else will get it...
    • HairyHandofDartmoor
    • By HairyHandofDartmoor 5th Feb 18, 8:05 PM
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    HairyHandofDartmoor
    It could be your new favourite song Lucky .

    I hope you feel better today. Sometimes when something brings your mood right down it can be hard to bring it up again.

    Think of golf umbrellas in Florida .
    My Diary http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5716867
    Debt in July 2017 = £58,766 DEBT FREE 31 OCTOBER 2017
    NEW GOALS - Build an Emergency Fund & Loss of Income Fund. Then save up for repairs to the house.
    Emergency Fund 1 = £818/Emergency Fund 2 = £0/Loss of Income Fund £0
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 5th Feb 18, 8:40 PM
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    beanielou
    I'm singing in the rain, just singing in the rain...........
    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***
    • please-let-me-be-lucky
    • By please-let-me-be-lucky 6th Feb 18, 11:38 AM
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    Thanks everyone . Iíll be singing in the rain rather a lot in future I think .

    Yesterday was a NSD. Through necessity almost rather than just choice, as money feels very tight just now. Hopefully today will be a NSD too. I think this is one of the main things getting me down, as I feel I have lost control recently. Iím panicking about having enough spends for Florida, but also just having enough to live on too .

    Been to docs this morning for another injection. This time in my other foot. Itís really hurting now the anaesthetic is wearing off, but hopefully it will help going forward.
    Debts @ LBM £23,729.31. Debts @ 08/04/2016 £0

    NSDs achieved in 2018 13/60
    Lbs lost 16/107.
    Savings for Florida £163.00/£1000
    • WannabeFree
    • By WannabeFree 6th Feb 18, 11:40 AM
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    Hope things are less worrying and stressful soon PLMBL

    And that you're foot isn't too sore

    x
    ďOnce you hit rock bottom, that's where you perfectly stand; That's your chance of restarting, but restarting the right way.Ē
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 6th Feb 18, 11:50 AM
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    beanielou
    Blooming money.
    Sadly cant live without it.
    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***
    • please-let-me-be-lucky
    • By please-let-me-be-lucky 7th Feb 18, 7:19 PM
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    I am trying not to whinge and be less negative . Itís sort of working....

    Yesterday was another NSD . Today I spent £38 on food shopping. It probably wonít last too long but it will eek out what we already have.

    Emmerdale is bringing back lots of memories of how DH was after his accident now Rebecca has woken up in hospital. I know itís not real, but itís being done very well. Having to go over and over things, finally thinking you are getting through, and then right back to square one with everything forgotten the next day .

    Oakley has headbutted my hand really hard tonight when we were playing. Itís all swollen and Iím typing left handed. I hope I can drive tomorrow!!
    Debts @ LBM £23,729.31. Debts @ 08/04/2016 £0

    NSDs achieved in 2018 13/60
    Lbs lost 16/107.
    Savings for Florida £163.00/£1000
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 7th Feb 18, 7:39 PM
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    beanielou
    Eeek to your hand
    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***
    • Sun Addict
    • By Sun Addict 7th Feb 18, 9:47 PM
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    Sun Addict
    I made a decision to just concentrate on the things I can change and forget the rest, it's working well so far.

    Boo to your poor hand, naughty Oakley Hope it's ok by tomorrow.
    Virtual Sealed Pot 2018 £153.08
    Jan NSDs 4 Feb AFDs 1
    Weight loss 4/10LBS Emergency Fund £2000/£10,000
    April holiday £0/£900
    Dining room fund £150
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 7th Feb 18, 9:51 PM
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    I made a decision to just concentrate on the things I can change and forget the rest, it's working well so far.

    Boo to your poor hand, naughty Oakley Hope it's ok by tomorrow.
    Originally posted by Sun Addict
    Not managing too well on this
    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***
    • HairyHandofDartmoor
    • By HairyHandofDartmoor 7th Feb 18, 10:14 PM
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    I hope your hand isn't swollen for too long Lucky and the injection helps your foot.

    Wouldn't it be lovely if we all won the lottery
    My Diary http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5716867
    Debt in July 2017 = £58,766 DEBT FREE 31 OCTOBER 2017
    NEW GOALS - Build an Emergency Fund & Loss of Income Fund. Then save up for repairs to the house.
    Emergency Fund 1 = £818/Emergency Fund 2 = £0/Loss of Income Fund £0
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 7th Feb 18, 10:55 PM
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    beanielou
    I hope your hand isn't swollen for too long Lucky and the injection helps your foot.

    Wouldn't it be lovely if we all won the lottery
    Originally posted by HairyHandofDartmoor
    Wouldent it
    WEll we can dream
    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***
    • please-let-me-be-lucky
    • By please-let-me-be-lucky 8th Feb 18, 9:30 AM
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    please-let-me-be-lucky
    Not managing too well on this
    Originally posted by beanielou
    Hugs beanie, hope you are ok Xx

    Hand is sore but useable today. Think itís just badly bruised.

    DH has a cough today so think we will just be staying in where itís warm. Hopefully a NSD can be had.

    Kids break up for half term tomorrow .
    Debts @ LBM £23,729.31. Debts @ 08/04/2016 £0

    NSDs achieved in 2018 13/60
    Lbs lost 16/107.
    Savings for Florida £163.00/£1000
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 8th Feb 18, 9:31 AM
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    beanielou
    Meant to say , have you got some arnica?
    Arnica & candula are my must haves.
    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***
    • please-let-me-be-lucky
    • By please-let-me-be-lucky 8th Feb 18, 4:28 PM
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    please-let-me-be-lucky
    Meant to say , have you got some arnica?
    Arnica & candula are my must haves.
    Originally posted by beanielou
    I donít have anything that impressive beanie, I just used a bag of frozen peas and ibuprofen . Will source some for the next injury .

    Today has been a NSD, though MiL paid for our train tickets to Manchester!! Another thing ticked off the list (and I sneakily went through TCB so getting £2.51 for nothing ).
    Debts @ LBM £23,729.31. Debts @ 08/04/2016 £0

    NSDs achieved in 2018 13/60
    Lbs lost 16/107.
    Savings for Florida £163.00/£1000
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 8th Feb 18, 4:43 PM
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    You can get, a spray or a cream. Even a shower gel i use when had a bad fall.
    Or the tiny little tablets.
    All work well~~I am an expert
    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***
    • please-let-me-be-lucky
    • By please-let-me-be-lucky 9th Feb 18, 6:41 AM
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    Bless you beanie, it must be so hard for you .

    Florida pot now stands at £77.90. Creeping up VERY slowly.

    Today is Grandmaís 83rd Birthday! Family meal out tomorrow.

    Chub club this morning. Hopefully another good loss.

    Positive pants back on .
    Debts @ LBM £23,729.31. Debts @ 08/04/2016 £0

    NSDs achieved in 2018 13/60
    Lbs lost 16/107.
    Savings for Florida £163.00/£1000
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 9th Feb 18, 3:49 PM
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    Happy birthday to your Grandma
    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***
    • WannabeFree
    • By WannabeFree 9th Feb 18, 4:23 PM
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    Hope weigh in went well

    x
    ďOnce you hit rock bottom, that's where you perfectly stand; That's your chance of restarting, but restarting the right way.Ē
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 9th Feb 18, 4:27 PM
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    Oh & yes. Hope chub class went well.
    1 off for me last night.
    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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