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    • parsniphead
    • By parsniphead 5th Jun 16, 4:45 PM
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    The end of procrastination and disorganisation.......
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    • 5th Jun 16, 4:45 PM
    The end of procrastination and disorganisation....... 5th Jun 16 at 4:45 PM
    .............and the above are the reasons for virtually all of my problems in the past and present, be it debt, weight, careers and the state of the house.

    I have plans, big plans which I don't have time to pop on here right now, but I intend to use this diary to sort me out once and for all.

    It's going to be fun.....a real step into the unknown.

    I can't wait.
    Nothing gets better until you get better.

    2018 My year of creation, living life and learning.

    The purpose of life is to create a life of purpose. Richard Gregg
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    • in need of direction
    • By in need of direction 12th Jan 18, 11:03 AM
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    in need of direction
    if you have netflix, have a search on it or on line for forks over knives. def food for thought
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    Current weight loss 9/32 by 28 feb 2018
    determined to stop defining myself by my mistakes.
    Progress not perfection.
    • parsniphead
    • By parsniphead 12th Jan 18, 7:35 PM
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    Thanks folks. I knew you would all have some good ideas, and when it comes to food I need all the help can get.

    Another work week done and a weekend to look forward to. I'm going to spend at least two hours per day decluttering. I'm having another night of " oh my god, how much stuff do I have to sort". I have a large bottle of babysham, a Christmas gift, which I'm going to drink while doing some tonight. Things need to be sorted as I've been thinking about my future and plans I would like to achieve.

    But first, the clutter.
    Nothing gets better until you get better.

    2018 My year of creation, living life and learning.

    The purpose of life is to create a life of purpose. Richard Gregg
    • doingitanyway
    • By doingitanyway 12th Jan 18, 10:51 PM
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    Enjoy the babycham. Toast the future you and keep decluttering
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    • redofromstart
    • By redofromstart 13th Jan 18, 9:32 AM
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    I didn't realise they still made babycham! I hope you enjoyed it. I try and do self reward to make myself carry on - finish the shelf I can have a cup of tea and so on.
    • parsniphead
    • By parsniphead 13th Jan 18, 1:53 PM
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    It was awful and they shouldn't still make it. Urgh I'll stick to real ale.

    Currently in the middle of decluttering hell and failing spectacularly. Also listening to a radio station playing music from when I was young, hopeful and vibrant. A perfect mix to lower the mood. Where did time go, where did that person go, when did the middle aged, frumpy old bag arrive?

    A bookshelf looking at me with books of hope and a planned future which never arrived.

    Feeling my age today and craving excitement. Or I'm turning I to Rea from Butterflies. Anyone remember that?

    Small town blues.

    Get a grip girl, eh.

    I'll come back when the miserable old s0d b#givers off.
    Nothing gets better until you get better.

    2018 My year of creation, living life and learning.

    The purpose of life is to create a life of purpose. Richard Gregg
    • redofromstart
    • By redofromstart 13th Jan 18, 2:31 PM
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    I did have a moment of surprise when I read it - baby cham and real ale such opposite ends of the spectrum.

    Just think about the clothes and the haircuts we had back then. I was reading this on the bbc earlier and it made me shudder to think of the way we dressed at school.
    • abba1772
    • By abba1772 13th Jan 18, 2:33 PM
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    We all have days where we feel like that Hunni you moan away parsnip xx
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    • in need of direction
    • By in need of direction 14th Jan 18, 11:30 AM
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    I'd forgotten about butterflies but know exactly what you mean. At least now though we all have a longer shelf life and more opportunity for change.
    Mortgage at 01.01.14 £119,481.83 today £78,892.61, target £65,000 by 31/12/18 Offset fund today £4,075.43 target £5,500 by 31/12/18
    Emergency fund £355.5k & £200/200 cash.
    Current weight loss 9/32 by 28 feb 2018
    determined to stop defining myself by my mistakes.
    Progress not perfection.
    • parsniphead
    • By parsniphead 17th Jan 18, 7:12 AM
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    parsniphead
    I did have a moment of surprise when I read it - baby cham and real ale such opposite ends of the spectrum.

    Just think about the clothes and the haircuts we had back then. I was reading this on the bbc earlier and it made me shudder to think of the way we dressed at school.
    Originally posted by redofromstart
    Some dreadful styles there. I was more of an indie/goth in the 80's so dodged most of the styles of the day.

    We all have days where we feel like that Hunni you moan away parsnip xx
    Originally posted by abba1772
    Thanks Abba. I have some strange days.

    I'd forgotten about butterflies but know exactly what you mean. At least now though we all have a longer shelf life and more opportunity for change.
    Originally posted by in need of direction
    Too true INOD. I definitely relate to her cooking skills.

    A day off for me today and I have piles of alterations to do. Not my favorite thing but its all money. I do have to pop to the shop but have a list. I must stick to it. I'm also go to have a mooch through fabric stash and see what I can come up with for me.

    Oh and DS's bedroom .
    Nothing gets better until you get better.

    2018 My year of creation, living life and learning.

    The purpose of life is to create a life of purpose. Richard Gregg
    • doingitanyway
    • By doingitanyway 17th Jan 18, 10:32 AM
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    Enjoy your fabric mooching Parsniphead
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    • Cherryfudge
    • By Cherryfudge 17th Jan 18, 11:54 AM
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    Fabric mooching sounds like fun! I am looking at some fleece to copy a jumper I love... Mostly sorted in my head how to do it but copying the collar will take some doing. Won't promise it will keep me out of mischief but I may moan a little. However: nothing ventured, nothing gained, and while I prevaricate over it you will have made something nice and actually be wearing it. What do you have in mind?
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