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NST March: Marching to a different beat
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NSD March: 6/18
Goal by Sept 2019: £20,100
So far: £3,749.89
(tuition £1,920/4,100, cushion £456/1,000, dream £1,300.44/15,000)
Can I join please? I used to do these challenges many moons ago when NSK was still about!
SPC 7: #135 :staradmin | MFW 9.72% | Groceries: £6.49/£80 | Exercise 0/20 | NSDs 0/15
MIL has smoked all her life, so it was sort of expected when she finally went to the drs & started the tests. But still, hearing the words makes it 'real'.
The tumour is in her oesophogus, making it difficult to eat as its narrowing the tube. BF is a little angry that she's been struggling to eat & throwing up etc for months and wouldn't go to the drs. But it is what it is, no point in 'what if we'd have gone sooner'.
Just waiting for the results to see if/how far its spread. Then I guess they'll start treatment.
Hospital has been whizzing her through tests and appointments, so at least we've not had long periods of waiting and wondering.
EF Challenger #3 £303.54 / £5000
MFW 2023 #100 £3150.00 / £10,000
MFiT #40 Jan 2025 Target - £99,999.00
Mortgage at 30/09/22 £113,694.11
Mortgage at 24/01/23 £110,707.87
Mortgage at 21/04/23 £107,701.01
Please count me in for March apple.
Jan was partial wipe out due to family bereavement and Feb was a total wipe out as still trying to catch up from Jan.
Consistency isn't sexy and doesn't promise instant results, but real-life experience (and research) show that it's the only thing that helps people control their spending, and balance their health and their happiness so that they start building the life they want.
Balance = having the least amount of conflict between your financial goals and your lifestyle. What never works is having two competing desires like wanting to pay off debts but still going out every weekend and spending lots of money; or being so strict and restrictive that you blow up and go on a spending bender.
(Shamelessly stolen and adapted from April's Men's Fitness mag intro!)
But without the inspirational obligatory headless abs photo?
I will just have to rely on my imagination:rotfl:
New roof and car £8557/£19003 New kitchen £396/£5039 Credit card Paid Student loan Paid