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The MFW Shrinking the Mortgage and the Waistline challenge.

edited 30 April 2016 at 7:06AM in Mortgage-free wannabe
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  • There_Is_a_LightThere_Is_a_Light Forumite
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    Well that was a disaster of a weekend, I have drank and eaten so much it was disgraceful. Nothing much planned for next weekend so I am determined to stick to plan this week. Monday - Thursday is easy then I totally lose the plot the other 3 days.

    I need to find my control button!!
    "These things take time but I know that I'm the most inept that ever stepped"
    Save £12K in 2016 #150 £12858.59/£14200.00
  • in_need_of_directionin_need_of_direction Forumite
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    Back on the weetabix this morning. Boring
    Mortgage at 01.01.14 £119,481.83:eek: today £23,624.83. Emergency fund £5.5/5.5k & £200/200 cash.:jWeight 24/02/19 14st 7lb now 12st 3lbdetermined to stop defining myself by my mistakes. Progress not perfection.:T39% through my 1% mortgage challenge. 1% = £387aiming for 50% by year end
  • There_Is_a_LightThere_Is_a_Light Forumite
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    Back on the weetabix this morning. Boring

    I'm not a fan of weetabix or porridge so I struggle with breakfast. I tend to have boiled egg with soldiers using lower cal bread.
    "These things take time but I know that I'm the most inept that ever stepped"
    Save £12K in 2016 #150 £12858.59/£14200.00
  • VerbatimVerbatim Forumite
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    Fast day for me today after a weekend away with puds and cake. Some walks and active dancing too so not too bad. And I made it to the gym again this am and this time did a proper workout.
    CCs @0% £24k Dec 05 £19,621.41 Au £13400 S 12600 Oct £11,981 £9481 £7500 Nov £7250 D £7100 Jan 6950 F £5800 Mar£5400 May £4830 June £4660 July £4460 Aug £3200, S £900, £0 18/9/07 DFW Nerd 042
  • muddywhitechickenmuddywhitechicken Forumite
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    I'd much rather eat granola/muesli than weetabix but I can only be trusted to exercise portion control with weetabix... :naughty:

    I know I shouldn't weigh myself more than once a week but I couldn't help myself this morning - I WEIGH ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY SOMETHING :j:j:j
    Mortgage at highest (April 2008): ~£195,000
    Mortgage-free: January 2021
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  • beanieloubeanielou Forumite
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    Great result muddywhite :j :j
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~**
    MFW. Finally mortgage free February 2021****
    "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***
    Out of debt, out of danger. ***Be the difference.***
  • Eager_ElephantEager_Elephant Forumite
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    Back from my girls long weekend away - by rights I should have lost loads of weight but in reality I probably haven't!!!


    Will weigh myself tomorrow when I am back in work.


    Barely ate anything all weekend but drunk enough to sink a ship and danced for at least 6 hours every night!!

    Must get back on 5:2 - will start again tomorrow.
  • Eager_ElephantEager_Elephant Forumite
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    Well done everyone who has and hasn't lost weight - you are all amazing!!


    It's great that we can all post our highs and lows and that everyone is so supportive.
  • VerbatimVerbatim Forumite
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    Well done MWC.
    I have done my 2 fast days and looking forward to eating fruit and muesli for breakfast rather than a meagre bowl of porridge.
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    CCs @0% £24k Dec 05 £19,621.41 Au £13400 S 12600 Oct £11,981 £9481 £7500 Nov £7250 D £7100 Jan 6950 F £5800 Mar£5400 May £4830 June £4660 July £4460 Aug £3200, S £900, £0 18/9/07 DFW Nerd 042
  • beanieloubeanielou Forumite
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    Just to report a STS this week.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~**
    MFW. Finally mortgage free February 2021****
    "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***
    Out of debt, out of danger. ***Be the difference.***
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