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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 2nd Jul 17, 12:55 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    The life and times of Dolly.........
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    • 2nd Jul 17, 12:55 PM
    The life and times of Dolly......... 2nd Jul 17 at 12:55 PM
    So I wanted to start this new long term diary as I want to put down some plans in my head & feel that this is the best way to do it.

    I am going to split my goals up a little, some will be never ending but some will come to a close when I meet the goals so here goes...............

    Lifetime Goals
    Debt free - ONGOING
    Get to 10st 7lbs - ONGOING
    Save our home deposit - NOT STARTED
    Pay off our mortgage - NOT STARTED
    Save for retirement - NOT STARTED
    Take a world cruise - NOT STARTED
    Retire and enjoy life - LONG WAY TO GO YET!


    Neverending Lifetime Goals
    Pay for Christmas and Birthday with surveys - ONGOING
    Save a 6 month emergency fund - NOT STARTED
    Save for home improvements - NOT STARTED
    Save for holidays - ONGOING
    Stay at 10st 7lbs - NOT STARTED
    Save the smoosh - ONGOING

    Dxxx
    Last edited by Dolly Rocker; 21-08-2017 at 4:44 PM.
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 4th Sep 17, 11:01 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    4 September 2017
    Debt
    £15,000.00 - Starting
    £4996.98 - Current

    Weight
    16st 7lbs - Starting
    15st 7lbs - Current

    2017 Savings (Rome and Christmas 2017)
    £2275.00 - Needed
    £1228 - Saved
    £250.00 - Withdrew (Flights PIF)

    In the 4's people, I am in the 4's!!!!! Eeeeeeeeek the light is at the end of the tunnel, I can just see that little glow and I am running towards it, well not running cos I am lazy but defo walking briskly

    The weight is still down 14lbs so far, need to put a bigger focus on this, got my goals all written down in a new notebook (any excuse) and I am ready to rock.

    Had 2 black coffees so far today, gonna go to the shop for some milk and have porridge for breakfast

    The savings I have decided to just work towards an annual figure rather than all the little pots, so in 2017 we need to save for Rome and Christmas. Will just update this each year with the the amounts we need and work towards a single target, will be easier to keep a track of.

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
    • monz
    • By monz 4th Sep 17, 12:57 PM
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    monz
    Well done Dolly xxx
    Debt (1/9/14) £6,702.11 Debt free (30/11/2016)
    house deposit £6,356.28/10,000
    mums xmas vouchers boots 50/50 sisters xmas vouchers topshop 30/30 Dads xmas voucher amazon (surveys) 30/30
    holiday - £402.62/1064.72
    Australia 2019 - /5000
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 4th Sep 17, 2:12 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Thanks monz.

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 4th Sep 17, 2:55 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Had the following so far today;

    B - Porridge
    L - Porridge
    D - (Not sure yet will see what I have when I get home)
    Drinks - Black coffee, sugar free cream soda

    I'm going to turn into a wee creature of habit when it comes to food that I eat, will look to change it up a bit at the weekend but in a more healthy way than I am doing currently.

    Had a chippie last night for dinner and it was delicious but need to learn that these meals need to become a more rare treat rather than a regular occurrence like they are now

    14lbs down, 70lbs to go!

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 4th Sep 17, 6:21 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    The day is almost over and not a crisp or bit of chocolate has entered my face - I will take that as a win!

    Heading home soon for some dinner, I will just cook something quick that I have at home.

    Have some rice and curry sauce so might have that. Seems like a bit of a cheat meal too even though it isn't really.

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 5th Sep 17, 9:21 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Morninggggggggggg
    Okay so update on yesterdays food and drink.

    04.09.2017
    B - Porridge
    L - Porridge
    D - Uncle Bens rice, Hot curry sauce
    Drinks - Black coffee, sugar free cream soda
    Total calories - 1228

    According to My Fitness Pal I will weigh 14st 12.2lbs in 5 weeks if I keep up like this, fingers crossed!!

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 5th Sep 17, 9:30 AM
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    Purplemumof2
    In the 4's people, I am in the 4's!!!!! Eeeeeeeeek the light is at the end of the tunnel, I can just see that little glow and I am running towards it, well not running cos I am lazy but defo walking briskly
    Originally posted by Dolly Rocker
    Excellent! Well done xx
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 5th Sep 17, 9:35 AM
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    Ended up feeling really ill last night after dinner.

    Not sure if I just ate too much after not a lot during the day

    Was planning to have an early night then get up at 6am jump in for a shower and sort myself out for work.

    That didn't happen so I dragged myself in with my hair scraped back and bags under my eyes that wouldn't be allowed to be checked as hand luggage

    Jeez, it's gonna be a long day.

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 5th Sep 17, 2:07 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Thanks purplemumof2!!

    So happy.

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 5th Sep 17, 2:10 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    05.09.2017
    B - Porridge
    L - Subway chicken tikka salad with sweet chilli sauce
    D -
    Drinks - Black coffee, water
    Total calories -

    Mmmmmmmm subway salad was delish and free cos I paid with my points - whoop de doooooo!

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
    • in need of direction
    • By in need of direction 5th Sep 17, 11:04 PM
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    in need of direction
    you're more than two thirds of the way through your debt
    Mortgage at 01.01.14 £119,481.83 today £79,389.12, target £75,000 by 31/12/17 Offset fund today £4,055.43 target £5,500 by 31/12/17
    Emergency fund £5k/5.5k & £90/200 cash.
    Current weight loss 8/34 by 28 feb 2018
    determined to stop defining myself by my mistakes.
    Progress not perfection.
    • MistyMountainTop
    • By MistyMountainTop 6th Sep 17, 10:26 AM
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    MistyMountainTop
    I've never had a Subway salad, I didn't even know they did them!
    Current Weight Loss: 2/ 96
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 6th Sep 17, 11:35 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    I know INOD, it's feels amazing!!!

    MMT they are so nice, might have another today.

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 6th Sep 17, 1:57 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    05.09.2017
    B - Porridge
    L - Subway chicken tikka salad with sweet chilli sauce
    D - 3 slices toast, beans
    S - Mini cheddars
    Drinks - Black coffee, water
    Total calories - 1228

    So yesterday wasn't too bad if I say so myself.

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 6th Sep 17, 2:00 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    05.09.2017
    B - Porridge
    L - Subway chicken tikka sub (footlong) with sweet chilli sauce
    D - Porridge
    S -
    Drinks - Black coffee, water, cream soda, sugar free irn bru
    Total calories -

    So this is the plan for today, big meal at lunch then smaller meal for dinner.

    Just ate a footlong sub, oh em jeeeeeeeeeeee I need a sleep

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 7th Sep 17, 10:35 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    05.09.2017
    B - Porridge
    L - Subway chicken tikka sub (footlong) with sweet chilli sauce
    D - Porridge
    S - Oven baked cheese and onion crisps x2
    Drinks - Black coffee, water, cream soda, sugar free irn bru
    Total calories - 1272

    Oh also had a handful of cashew nuts which I didn't track Just remembered that there!

    Oh well, still trying!

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 7th Sep 17, 10:44 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    In work from 10am till 2pm today and brought the car cos I thought I would be able to sneak it into the lane behind work but it was full!

    Had to reverse up a huge hill which made me panic cos I hate hills and god damn you should have smelt the car - smelt like it was on fire

    Hopefully my wee Primroses clutch is gonna be alright, I'm all worried I might have ruined her

    Also had to park in the Q park which is gonna cost me £13, will not be doing that again, no way Jose the car will be getting left at home from now on.

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 7th Sep 17, 12:15 PM
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    Purplemumof2
    Oh the best laid plans and all that I'm sure that she'll be okay
    Official DFW Nerd Club - Member no. 791 - Proud to be dealing with my debts
    MBNA: £7100.00 Cap 1: £533.40 BC: £5090.00

    AFD 0/10 NSD 0/10 LTW 0/10

    20p Savers 2017 £2 Savers 2017 50p Savers 2017 SPC 11 2018 #003
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 7th Sep 17, 12:29 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Aye we learn from our mistakes for sure!

    Not going out for lunch or dinner today to make up for the cost of this parking

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 12th Sep 17, 2:08 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Jeez not updated on here for ages - sorry!

    So the weight over the weekend has crept back up to 15st 10lbs, totally my own fault for being a drunken greedy P.I.G.

    Back to it though and need to get a good plan underway for over the weekends also.

    Ordered us a slow cooker so going to get into the proper home cooked meals as I can get that set up before I leave for work in the morning and it will be ready to eat when we get home.

    Not much to report debt wise, BC did contact me to let me know that my 0% is coming to an end but it's almost paid anyway so not too worry about that.

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £1,980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 3lbs
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