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    • Uniscots97
    • By Uniscots97 29th Jan 18, 7:31 PM
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    Back, still in debt, probably depressed (Take 2)
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    • 29th Jan 18, 7:31 PM
    Back, still in debt, probably depressed (Take 2) 29th Jan 18 at 7:31 PM
    Hi, for those following my previous diary ď Back, still in debt, probably depressed and not a lot going right Ē, Iím not sure what happened to it. It just disappeared overnight. Iíve reported it but read a lot of threads are disappearing.

    So if youíre new to my diary.... hello!! If you read my previous diary welcome back and thank you for trying to find me.

    So today, I was telling my boss about my health. I thought he was going to cry and he asked me to send him an email confirming what I told him.
    CC2 = £9638.39 (£10000 )CC1 = £0 (£9983 ); Reusing shopping bags savings =£3.00 vs spent £0.75 .Wine is like opera. You can enjoy it even if you don't understand it and too much can give you a headache the next day J
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    • Uniscots97
    • By Uniscots97 11th Feb 18, 1:15 PM
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    How is everyone? Did weeks shopping (another 30p saved by reusing shopping bags) and was pleased it only came to £45 which is not bad considering it includes nappies, packed lunches, breakfast, snacks and dinner for me, OH and LO. I did go to Lidl for a couple of things and think for a lot of things they are quite expensive. Anyone found this?
    CC2 = £9638.39 (£10000 )CC1 = £0 (£9983 ); Reusing shopping bags savings =£3.00 vs spent £0.75 .Wine is like opera. You can enjoy it even if you don't understand it and too much can give you a headache the next day J
    • Uniscots97
    • By Uniscots97 12th Feb 18, 12:45 PM
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    Well its all kicked off at work. Boss!!!8217;s boss wanted to speak to me about how my review was conducted
    CC2 = £9638.39 (£10000 )CC1 = £0 (£9983 ); Reusing shopping bags savings =£3.00 vs spent £0.75 .Wine is like opera. You can enjoy it even if you don't understand it and too much can give you a headache the next day J
    • CapricornLass
    • By CapricornLass 12th Feb 18, 5:08 PM
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    Well that's good, isn't it? Lets hope things get sorted out properly at work once and for all, and not just you, but the others who are affected as well.

    I can't really comment on Lidl's prices as I have a raft of food allergies, so I can be quite limited by what I can actually buy there. However, my mum always maintained that some of their things were better than others, and I'm inclined to agree with her. I always check their fruit and veg over very carefully to make sure no rotten stuff has been included - you would be surprised! Yet there are others on this site who don't seem to have any problems.
    Last edited by CapricornLass; 12-02-2018 at 5:10 PM.
    Sealed Pot Challenge no 265.
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 12th Feb 18, 5:34 PM
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    Never been a Lidl fan myself though their bakery is good.

    Hope that work sorts itself out.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
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    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
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    • Uniscots97
    • By Uniscots97 12th Feb 18, 9:39 PM
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    Work is going to be interesting for a while. Lots going on, people arriving and people leaving.
    OH has gone and spent over £1000 on his credit card without asking me!!! More details to follow have to go settle LO
    CC2 = £9638.39 (£10000 )CC1 = £0 (£9983 ); Reusing shopping bags savings =£3.00 vs spent £0.75 .Wine is like opera. You can enjoy it even if you don't understand it and too much can give you a headache the next day J
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 12th Feb 18, 9:44 PM
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    Blimey, thats a lot
    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***
    • Uniscots97
    • By Uniscots97 12th Feb 18, 10:17 PM
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    I am so angry with him, it's on stuff to regrow his hair
    CC2 = £9638.39 (£10000 )CC1 = £0 (£9983 ); Reusing shopping bags savings =£3.00 vs spent £0.75 .Wine is like opera. You can enjoy it even if you don't understand it and too much can give you a headache the next day J
    • Nob0dy
    • By Nob0dy 13th Feb 18, 11:21 AM
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    I am so angry with him, it's on stuff to regrow his hair
    Originally posted by Uniscots97
    Sounds like he's just thrown away the money on snake oil...
    • maddiemay
    • By maddiemay 13th Feb 18, 2:01 PM
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    Lost for words really, sending hugs by the bucket load. xx
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 13th Feb 18, 6:51 PM
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    Hope today has been a better 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***
    • Uniscots97
    • By Uniscots97 13th Feb 18, 6:59 PM
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    Finally home, got to car park after work and I had a headlight out so I thought I!!!8217;ll pick LO up from nursery and head to garage. At nursery it was staff I didnt recognise who told me that I can!!!8217;t take a shop bought cake in for LO!!!8217;s birthday. When I asked a member of staff who is normally looking after LO!!!8217;s class last what day was best to bring in a cake for LO!!!8217;s birthday (not all the kids are in every day), she said which day would be best and never mentioned I wasn!!!8217;t allowed to bring a cake in and I have photos of LO and a birthday cake in previous years from nursery. I!!!8217;m afraid I was quite curt with this member of staff. The cake has been bought all ready and wasn!!!8217;t cheap(£12). Not happy. Apart from this cake I have the rest of the items to make the family cake. It looks like OH is working LOs birthday so it means after the disaster he caused at Christmas (getting drunk and threatening my parents and his own adult son) it means he can!!!8217;t ruin or exclude my parents from seeing LO on her birthday.

    So after the mess at the nursery I went to the garage and although it cost me £18, they couldn!!!8217;t have been nice. Not sure I came across the most sensible, probably neurotic and close to tears as that!!!8217;s how I felt. LO asked if I was ok as we left the garage.

    OH had the cheek to ask me for money today, only a couple of pounds but after finding out it was for junk food when he had a perfectly good packed lunch I said no. After what he spent money on last night I am still so angry with him. He rushes into things not thinking of the consequences and then loses interest in what he!!!8217;s bought. When the VR stuff came out he had to have the best and most expensive, it got used a handful of times. He!!!8217;s now realised that the hair stuff he!!!8217;s ordered has some serious side effects which he didn!!!8217;t bother researching before he ordered it.

    I feel drained and one side of my throat is scratchy but not sure if I!!!8217;m just hyper aware. I just want my appointment to hurry up and payday! I get paid Friday, so glad for emergency fund but it!!!8217;s taken a battering this month with the factors bill, my tooth and now a bulb for my car. I have 66p left now in my main account.
    CC2 = £9638.39 (£10000 )CC1 = £0 (£9983 ); Reusing shopping bags savings =£3.00 vs spent £0.75 .Wine is like opera. You can enjoy it even if you don't understand it and too much can give you a headache the next day J
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 13th Feb 18, 7:48 PM
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    Blimey.
    You do have a lot on your plate.
    Have to say if your OH had been mine he would have now been my ex OH.
    No wonder you are having problems
    Last edited by beanielou; 13-02-2018 at 7:50 PM.
    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***
    • Uniscots97
    • By Uniscots97 13th Feb 18, 8:39 PM
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    Sorry just needed to get it all out. Just offloaded to my Mum and she!!!8217;s been great but said youll feel better if you get the house sold. I will yes, but I dont think she realises I can!!!8217;t concentrate on that at the moment
    CC2 = £9638.39 (£10000 )CC1 = £0 (£9983 ); Reusing shopping bags savings =£3.00 vs spent £0.75 .Wine is like opera. You can enjoy it even if you don't understand it and too much can give you a headache the next day J
    • redofromstart
    • By redofromstart 13th Feb 18, 8:47 PM
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    I'm with beanie on this, he would have been living on snake oil soup for some time.
    • badmemory
    • By badmemory 14th Feb 18, 1:20 AM
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    Perhaps you need to tell the (lets keep it polite) OH that it is the massaging that is doing the good - and not the absolute fortune he may as well have p***** up the wall. You get the same with these face creams. The thing is when people pay lots of money for these things they read the instructions & like with face creams it says massage in for 10 mins per day. Because it is so expensive they obey the instructions. Massage in a cheapo for 10 minuites a day, but no-one does because after all it is only a cheapo.
    • Uniscots97
    • By Uniscots97 14th Feb 18, 9:41 AM
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    I think you could be right badmemory, this thing also has so many health and side effects warnings on it it;s scary
    CC2 = £9638.39 (£10000 )CC1 = £0 (£9983 ); Reusing shopping bags savings =£3.00 vs spent £0.75 .Wine is like opera. You can enjoy it even if you don't understand it and too much can give you a headache the next day J
    • Nob0dy
    • By Nob0dy 14th Feb 18, 1:30 PM
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    !!!8217;
    Originally posted by Uniscots97
    Technical Version (skip to solution if not interested)
    What you are using is not an apostrophe, it is a right single quotation mark.

    The right single quotation mark is probably not supported by the forum's font and as such is showing the ASCII code behind it (8217) as it's not able to find the relevant character, whereas I believe the apostrophe is actually defined as single quote and has a 39 code.

    Solution
    You're using the wrong character, check on your keyboard where you have an actual apostrophe and use that one.
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    • CapricornLass
    • By CapricornLass 14th Feb 18, 6:07 PM
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    I agree with Beanie and Redo - I would have kicked him out by now, closely followed by his hair stuff!
    Sealed Pot Challenge no 265.
    • Uniscots97
    • By Uniscots97 14th Feb 18, 6:33 PM
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    Technical Version (skip to solution if not interested)
    What you are using is not an apostrophe, it is a right single quotation mark.

    The right single quotation mark is probably not supported by the forum's font and as such is showing the ASCII code behind it (8217) as it's not able to find the relevant character, whereas I believe the apostrophe is actually defined as single quote and has a 39 code.

    Solution
    You're using the wrong character, check on your keyboard where you have an actual apostrophe and use that one.
    Originally posted by Nob0dy

    Thanks Iím using an iPad so itís automatically putting the apostrophe in.
    CC2 = £9638.39 (£10000 )CC1 = £0 (£9983 ); Reusing shopping bags savings =£3.00 vs spent £0.75 .Wine is like opera. You can enjoy it even if you don't understand it and too much can give you a headache the next day J
    • Uniscots97
    • By Uniscots97 15th Feb 18, 11:14 PM
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    You made me laugh Capricornlass, thank you. I think id prefer to return the hair stuff and get the money back.
    Im looking forward to getting paid so I can make payments towards my cc. I have everything for LO birthday, so nothing on cc thankfully. Got an email from my energy supplier and my payments are going down so the extra £40 will be going towards my debt. I got £6 from surveys so once that!!!8217;s through I!!!8217;ll add it to my total.
    CC2 = £9638.39 (£10000 )CC1 = £0 (£9983 ); Reusing shopping bags savings =£3.00 vs spent £0.75 .Wine is like opera. You can enjoy it even if you don't understand it and too much can give you a headache the next day J
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