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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.
    Gazelle Intense
    Pay off debt by Christmas 2017 #22 - £813.22/£7148.39 11.37%
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    • parsniphead
    • By parsniphead 20th Mar 17, 5:28 AM
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    Its quite restrictive. You have to follow the plan and eat what they say, which is ideal for a lazy devil like me. If you google it their site pops up.

    I was 11st 12 on friday and have just weighed myself at 11st 5.5lbs. It is mostly water weight i reackon but it has broken a pattern for me. One thing i noticed was how my blood sugar was more stable and mine is usually very up and down.

    Oh plus i did drink lots of water.
    Gazelle Intense
    Pay off debt by Christmas 2017 #22 - £813.22/£7148.39 11.37%
    • parsniphead
    • By parsniphead 20th Mar 17, 7:29 AM
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    If I wasn't so short on times this could potentially turn into a very long post.

    Last night I was sitting next to DS while he was sleeping and for some reason got to pondering how we would cope if homeless, etc. This links back to a vivid dream I had some time back. Anyway it made me feel very insecure. My financial position is very fragile but it shouldn't be. I have been here under this user name since 2009 and another name for a few years previous to that, roughly 12 years.

    WHY AM I NOT DEBT FREE BY NOW?

    I read too many diaries on here and so many folks have arrived scared, turned intodebt paying off monsters and left debt free. I'm still here. Why? Because eventhough I'm frugal I have been playing at it. I need to focus more, be more organised and not procrastinate .

    Focus focus focus.

    Step 1 - I need an emergency fund. Initially I will aim for £500 as my salary is very small Indeed. I need this by the end of may without fail.

    Selling rubbish here I come.

    I'm not going past that step until it is completed. I need to focus and stop overwhelming myself. I will no longer be stopped by fear.

    Have a good day. P x
    Gazelle Intense
    Pay off debt by Christmas 2017 #22 - £813.22/£7148.39 11.37%
    • doingitanyway
    • By doingitanyway 20th Mar 17, 9:09 AM
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    Go you!
    JANUARY 2016/SECURED DEBT=24,822/ February 2017=10,950
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    • Bobarella
    • By Bobarella 20th Mar 17, 2:48 PM
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    Oh so sorry you felt so worried. There is no point beating yourself up over what you haven't done before. You sound incredibly motivated now. And that's all that counts. It's ok to slow down so long as you don't stop!
    £378 Debt free by 31/03/17 or bust
    Roadkill 17 £51.30 2016-£62.28 2015- £84.20)
    RYSAW17 £1410.90 2016 £2,535.16 2015 £1027.20
    PAYDBX 7 #£397/£760 to go!!
    NST March1 4/15
    • parsniphead
    • By parsniphead 20th Mar 17, 7:14 PM
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    Thank you doingitanyway and bobarella.

    I'm the typical 'bull at a gate' type. I want it all done now.

    On a positive another self employed job has come in. More pennies for the emergency fund.

    Very tired tonight so of to bed in a minute. Good night all you lovely people.
    Gazelle Intense
    Pay off debt by Christmas 2017 #22 - £813.22/£7148.39 11.37%
    • Bobarella
    • By Bobarella 20th Mar 17, 9:41 PM
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    Horray to more work and lovely dosh
    £378 Debt free by 31/03/17 or bust
    Roadkill 17 £51.30 2016-£62.28 2015- £84.20)
    RYSAW17 £1410.90 2016 £2,535.16 2015 £1027.20
    PAYDBX 7 #£397/£760 to go!!
    NST March1 4/15
    • parsniphead
    • By parsniphead 22nd Mar 17, 7:31 PM
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    What a bl00dy awful evening. My card was declined in T3sco at the same time DS went I to crisis. I managed to calm him some before he went into it against at the train station. Oh the joys of autism added to the complete lack of understanding by the public around.

    Feeling very, very p1ssed off and even more desperate to sort life once and for all.
    Gazelle Intense
    Pay off debt by Christmas 2017 #22 - £813.22/£7148.39 11.37%
    • parsniphead
    • By parsniphead 23rd Mar 17, 10:52 AM
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    The news from London yesterday was so sad.

    I guess there will always be a risk while humans occupy the planet but its important to remember its a small percentage of humanity. Most people are decent, good people.

    I will not let a few individuals turn me against others.
    Gazelle Intense
    Pay off debt by Christmas 2017 #22 - £813.22/£7148.39 11.37%
    • Fortune Smiles
    • By Fortune Smiles 23rd Mar 17, 5:48 PM
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    Hi Parsnip. Hope you're having a better day. Most of us are just getting through life the best we can - if I get to the end of the day and everyone is still safe I call it a success

    Fortune x
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