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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 18th Feb 15, 6:31 PM
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    The Happy Savings Fund
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    • 18th Feb 15, 6:31 PM
    The Happy Savings Fund 18th Feb 15 at 6:31 PM
    I am going to copy over all my posts about my new kitchen or lack of it!!!!

    I am changing my thread name back to a more saving focussed one so I don't get distracted.

    Addendum: I have changed the name again as I am planning to chill out now I have savings and am going to continue to save for happy times. lol.
    Last edited by savingwannabe; 03-12-2016 at 8:16 PM. Reason: to re-focus my savings
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 8th Mar 17, 1:54 PM
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    I know I don't have nodules on my vocal chords which is good news. yay. I think this means I can keep my job. Hurrah.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 8th Mar 17, 1:58 PM
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    Oh that's good news
    Hope the doc can give you something for the pain and you can get back to work soon x
    Aims for 2016
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    2. shop once a week - no "top-up" shops - no unnecessary spending !!
    • bobobski
    • By bobobski 8th Mar 17, 4:06 PM
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    Thinking of you SW but glad to see your folks are helping you to feel a bit better x
    #18: Save 12k in 2017: £4,586.84 / £12,000 (38.22%) | #86: Save £12k in 2016: £8,476.09 / £10,000 (84.76%)
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 8th Mar 17, 8:01 PM
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    Right guess which idiot paid off not only this month but next months credit card bill ie for the vacuum cleaner and the meal i bought for my friend?

    It left me overdrawn by £30 on my current account. I have put money in so now i am ok on my current account too. OMG. I cant believe i did that. I feel so silly. This is so hard. I need to keep more spare money around. And no more spending on any credit card this month. Cash only from now on.
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    • bobobski
    • By bobobski 9th Mar 17, 7:13 AM
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    Oh dear, can the credit card company not refund you? I've double-paid before too, a couple of times actually. It's far better than not paying!!
    #18: Save 12k in 2017: £4,586.84 / £12,000 (38.22%) | #86: Save £12k in 2016: £8,476.09 / £10,000 (84.76%)
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 9th Mar 17, 11:19 AM
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    Hi bobobski I haven't bothered. It will teach me a lesson and stop me spending money I don't have. It is strictly cash only this month.

    Weather is gorgeous. I have put a wash on and am going to write a lesson.

    I keep wondering how long it will take before I can go back to work. I can talk quietly but it hurts. I wish I was normal.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 9th Mar 17, 3:17 PM
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    Sorry to hear you sounding so fed up SW. Have you seen your doc ? I hope you've been able to get out and enjoy this sunshine with your parents
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    2. shop once a week - no "top-up" shops - no unnecessary spending !!
    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 9th Mar 17, 7:38 PM
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    I left a note for the dr and am waiting for them to call me. I have no idea what to do now. lol.

    I had a head massage from my mum and slept for most of the day. It was great. Today was a NSD.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 10th Mar 17, 10:26 AM
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    i haven't made much progress with my work this week as parents have been here. 3dogs is visiting tonight and we are supposed to go to Steve and Andy's but I might not be able to go as I haven't done my work. I might see if I can take it with me and do it there. Yikes.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 10th Mar 17, 1:54 PM
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    Ooooh a head massage sounds lovely.


    I think from what you have posted this week you have been sleeping a lot and have not been well enough to do work ! Are you going to stay with your friends for the weekend ?
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    2. shop once a week - no "top-up" shops - no unnecessary spending !!
    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 10th Mar 17, 2:03 PM
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    Yes it's been a weird week. I just want to have my throat sorted and it is taking so long I am getting worried about my job.

    How are you Skint yet Again?
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 10th Mar 17, 2:30 PM
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    I've been resting as much as possible per doctors orders
    I have doc appointment next week and I have decided I am going to ask to be referred back to the ENT hospital to confirm what is wrong before they start speech therapy.
    Aims for 2016
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    2. shop once a week - no "top-up" shops - no unnecessary spending !!
    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 10th Mar 17, 2:41 PM
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    I hope the doctor can help or refer you to ENT. I am glad you are going to see your friends - it gets you down when you feel poorly for so long. Have a lovely time xx
    Aims for 2016
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    2. shop once a week - no "top-up" shops - no unnecessary spending !!
    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 10th Mar 17, 2:41 PM
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    Good. I hope you get better soon. I am going to watch some telly to cheer myself up.
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    • bobobski
    • By bobobski 11th Mar 17, 6:38 PM
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    Oh dear, what's wrong with all of us at the moment?! I'm glad you're both at least trying to get medical assistance but what a sorry state of affairs!

    I hope you're both feeling better today!
    #18: Save 12k in 2017: £4,586.84 / £12,000 (38.22%) | #86: Save £12k in 2016: £8,476.09 / £10,000 (84.76%)
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 12th Mar 17, 9:15 AM
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    Isnt it funny we all have bugs???

    I was at the boys house as 3dogs took me. We went to the new cinema in Southampton. We saw The Fallen. A bit gothicy. It was much better than Lala land and 3dogs got the tickets for free.

    Today I have to do some work. I am cheered up now as I spent yesterday with my friends. It is so cold here. I have put the heating on.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 12th Mar 17, 10:01 AM
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    SW glad you had a good time with your friends..
    friends are great for the soul when we need cheering up Film sounds good too especially as it was free !
    Hope you manage to get your work done today
    Aims for 2016
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    2. shop once a week - no "top-up" shops - no unnecessary spending !!
    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 12th Mar 17, 1:02 PM
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    I have just finished it. So glad.

    Rain is forecast so I will do clothes washing tomorrow.

    I have cleaned bathroom and top of gas cooker. I have also put two coats in pile for charity for Susan to take back with her for the charity shop. And put some clutter in the garage.

    I am going to nap in front of the telly as am bored and tired.
    Last edited by savingwannabe; 12-03-2017 at 3:30 PM.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 13th Mar 17, 9:07 AM
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    Well done on finishing the work and tidying. I didn't do much yesterday either just mooched around and watched tv. Still, at least it was a NSD
    Aims for 2016
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    2. shop once a week - no "top-up" shops - no unnecessary spending !!
    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 13th Mar 17, 11:34 AM
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    I hope you chilled. It is beautiful today. I might roast some chicken or I could make a curry which sounds better.

    I have washed bedsheets and towels and am just waiting for them to dry. Kitchen is tidy. Just about to vacuum. It is lovely outside. Just like summer. I might iron out there this afternoon.

    3dogs is resting and is going to have a haircut soon.
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