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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 14/107.
    Savings for Florida £161.90/£1000
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    • WannabeFree
    • By WannabeFree 13th Feb 18, 11:51 AM
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    Have a lovely day

    Glad Grandmas is picking up

    x
    “Once you hit rock bottom, that's where you perfectly stand; That's your chance of restarting, but restarting the right way.”
    • please-let-me-be-lucky
    • By please-let-me-be-lucky 13th Feb 18, 2:31 PM
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    Thanks Wannabe. Swimming was a bust. 84 people in the queue infront of us . No thank you.

    At least that should make today a NSD . Every cloud and all....Xx
    Debts @ LBM £23,729.31. Debts @ 08/04/2016 £0

    NSDs achieved in 2018 13:60
    Lbs lost 14/107.
    Savings for Florida £161.90/£1000
    • pennywisepoundstupid
    • By pennywisepoundstupid 13th Feb 18, 2:47 PM
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    Be mindful of your self-talk. It's a conversation with the Universe."
    Debt free and saving for my future
    Long term savings £10,000 Holiday spends £349.02 General savings £160.24
    Clothes challenge £250/£36.63
    • please-let-me-be-lucky
    • By please-let-me-be-lucky 13th Feb 18, 3:14 PM
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    I know!! They let people in every 15 minutes for 45 minute slots when it’s busy, so that would’ve meant waiting over an hour and then the pool being super busy once we were in!

    Again, no thank you!!!
    Debts @ LBM £23,729.31. Debts @ 08/04/2016 £0

    NSDs achieved in 2018 13:60
    Lbs lost 14/107.
    Savings for Florida £161.90/£1000
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 13th Feb 18, 7:21 PM
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    Glad Grandma is picking up
    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 Feb 18, 7:22 PM
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    84 people
    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***
    • mummytogirls
    • By mummytogirls 13th Feb 18, 8:36 PM
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    Eeekkkk to the swimming queue PLMBL

    Another one pleased that Grandma is picking up xx
    Mummytogirls x

    £23164.32 - 12/12/10
    £6069.37 - 02/01/18 - 73.80% paid off
    • please-let-me-be-lucky
    • By please-let-me-be-lucky 14th Feb 18, 8:34 AM
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    Thanks all .

    Yesterday was indeed a NSD. Always a bonus! Today probably won’t be as we need pop, bread and cat litter. Car is running on fumes too .

    Not sure what we are up to today yet either. Cold and windy outside.

    Happy Valentines Day everyone
    Debts @ LBM £23,729.31. Debts @ 08/04/2016 £0

    NSDs achieved in 2018 13:60
    Lbs lost 14/107.
    Savings for Florida £161.90/£1000
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 14th Feb 18, 8:39 AM
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    beanielou
    Enjoy yoiur day.
    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***
    • *Robin*
    • By *Robin* 14th Feb 18, 9:42 AM
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    Glad to hear Grandma is perking up.

    Eek to swimming pool queues!
    • WannabeFree
    • By WannabeFree 14th Feb 18, 11:09 AM
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    Happy Valentines

    Have a lovely day

    x
    “Once you hit rock bottom, that's where you perfectly stand; That's your chance of restarting, but restarting the right way.”
    • please-let-me-be-lucky
    • By please-let-me-be-lucky 14th Feb 18, 8:10 PM
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    Didn’t do a great deal in the end today. Housework and shopping at Mr T’s is about the sum of it. Used 10p off a litre voucher for diesel so about £3 saved. DH bought me a rose for valentine’s day using that same £3 .

    Grandma should be home by the weekend .
    Debts @ LBM £23,729.31. Debts @ 08/04/2016 £0

    NSDs achieved in 2018 13:60
    Lbs lost 14/107.
    Savings for Florida £161.90/£1000
    • please-let-me-be-lucky
    • By please-let-me-be-lucky 15th Feb 18, 7:20 PM
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    Won £25 on the lotto last night . Spent some of it taking the kids trampolining and then bought pizza for their tea. DH and I had pasta as I’m still hoping for a loss on the scales again tomorrow.

    Also received the £50 cheque I’ve been waiting on from a survey site . Will bank that straight into Florida fund. Almost at cash out on two other sites too .

    Can’t believe it’s Friday tomorrow. Quickest half term ever .
    Debts @ LBM £23,729.31. Debts @ 08/04/2016 £0

    NSDs achieved in 2018 13:60
    Lbs lost 14/107.
    Savings for Florida £161.90/£1000
    • Sun Addict
    • By Sun Addict 15th Feb 18, 8:24 PM
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    So pleased grandma is on the mend I love how she keeps bouncing back

    Well done on the Lotto win and the survey cash
    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 16th Feb 18, 3:36 PM
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    Great news on lotto & survey dosh
    If it was You Gov I will faint
    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 16th Feb 18, 5:16 PM
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    please-let-me-be-lucky
    Great news on lotto & survey dosh
    If it was You Gov I will faint
    Originally posted by beanielou
    No, this one was P0pulus. I’m at 3625 on YouGov, so still need 1375 to cash out!

    Lost 2lbs today . DH lost 4lbs and is exactly at his Target weight .

    Very annoyed tonight. My poor friend went to visit her daughter’s grave (my Goddaughter), to find it absolutely covered in tonnes of earth by the grave diggers creating a new grave nearby. She rang to complain and they laughed at her and hung up . So disrespectful and just no need. For the sake of a few more steps they could’ve put the earth on a patch of grass to the side of M’s grave. Disgusting behaviour!
    Debts @ LBM £23,729.31. Debts @ 08/04/2016 £0

    NSDs achieved in 2018 13:60
    Lbs lost 14/107.
    Savings for Florida £161.90/£1000
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 16th Feb 18, 5:47 PM
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    Bleeping heck.
    That is not on.
    I would complaining higher up
    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 16th Feb 18, 6:25 PM
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    Bleeping heck.
    That is not on.
    I would complaining higher up
    Originally posted by beanielou
    She is Beanie. She took photos and we’ve all shared it on FB. Think the local paper is getting involved too Xx
    Debts @ LBM £23,729.31. Debts @ 08/04/2016 £0

    NSDs achieved in 2018 13:60
    Lbs lost 14/107.
    Savings for Florida £161.90/£1000
    • WannabeFree
    • By WannabeFree 16th Feb 18, 6:31 PM
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    I agree take it further! Especially the way the phone call went!

    Well done on the loss And glad your Grandma is on the mend.

    Have a lovely weekend

    x
    “Once you hit rock bottom, that's where you perfectly stand; That's your chance of restarting, but restarting the right way.”
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 16th Feb 18, 6:51 PM
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    beanielou
    She is Beanie. She took photos and we’ve all shared it on FB. Think the local paper is getting involved too Xx
    Originally posted by please-let-me-be-lucky
    Good
    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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