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Wife’s fitness lightbulb moment
edited 22 September at 7:28AM in Health & Beauty MoneySaving
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Bit of a strange one this. Yesterday we sold my wife’s bicycle on gumtree, for £170. Great for our debt free effort. However it has triggered a fitness light bulb moment. We bought this bike 6 months ago, for my wife aged 35. The reason for selling is she won’t ride it due to becoming extremely out of breath . She’s quite overweight, read fat (curvy and very pretty ;p) at 5ft 2 and 19 andA half stone) and has no intention of slimming down. Her diet isn’t great, think pizza and chocolate as her favourite foods. She’s also a smoker, she reckons 30 a day, and nothing in the world will change that, she loves it. The big realisation is that she’s giving up on active past times. A few weeks ago we went for a moderate walk in the hills, and had to turn back as she was tired and gasping for air albeit that didn’t prevent her lighting a cigarette. She has been to the doctors, who say she’s fine, obviously highlighting her high body fat %, I guess we just need to stick to flat walks and other less strenuous activities.
DFW. £59k debt cleared in 2017. £25k debt cleared in 2019. Then bought a house, and got £70k new debt in 2019. Total of £154k unsecured debt, with now £40k left to clear. Aiming for Nov 2021 debt free date.