i cant believe it!

im in shock.

i made a thread a few days ago about my current debt situation, around £6500 which happened when i had to take a month off work at the begining of 2016 i was very poorly in hospital and when i returned to work i couldnt make up the payments for the month i missed so ended up defaulting on 7 accounts in total...

I broke down infront of my sister last week about my situation as it all just got too much and she told my grandma about the mess i was in.

my grandma called me this morning and asked me to go and see her today as she had christmas presents for me and the kids

she handed me a christmas card with a cheque for £7000 inside of it! :O
i told her i couldnt accept this and i needed to sort this out by myself but she insisted and said its going to come out of the money shes left in her will to me, i said i didnt want a single penny more than what shes given as i am so so grateful.

i havent stopped crying for the past few hours in disbelief and shock! with this money i can pay ALL my debts and credit cards off and not owe a single penny to anyone!

finally after over a year of worry, tears, sleepless nights and being close to slipping back into depression i feel like a huge weight has been lifted and i feel like i may actually get a full nights sleep for the first time in a long time!

time to start a savings goal now!


  • I'm glad you have such wonderful family member.

    Glad its all sorted for you.
  • Siebrie
    Siebrie Posts: 2,876
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    How sweet of your grandmother! Now quickly cash that check, pay off the debts and the credit cards!

    Can you close those credit cards? Just keep one for emergencies? Do you need them for your credit score?
    Are you wombling, too, in '22? € 58,96 = £ 52.09Wombling in Restrictive Times (2021) € 2.138,82 = £ 1,813.15Wombabeluba 2020! € 453,22 = £ 403.842019's wi-wa-wombles € 2.244,20 = £ 1,909.46Wombling to wealth 2018 € 972,97 = £ 879.54Still a womble 2017 #25 € 7.116,68 = £ 6,309.50Wombling Free 2016 #2 € 3.484,31 = £ 3,104.59
  • Florence_J
    Florence_J Posts: 1,942
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    I'm so happy for you, Merry Christmas. x
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