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  • thechubbyunicorn
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    Glad to see my ramblings have inspired some people. I'm so grateful to whoever set this up as I'm absolutely loving this challenge.  

    Week 10 update... 

    1. 24 solo days out - Went to see 'The Laramie Project' at the local college 
    3. Try 24 restaurants I've never been to - The Everest Inn (Larkhall) 
    6. Lose 24lbs - Lost 2lbs 
    8. Walk 2024km - Walked 25.98km 
    10. Save 24 of each coin denomination - 1x1p, 1x5p, 1x50p, 1x£1, 1x£5, 1x£20
    11. Listen to 24 audiobooks - None of This Is True by Lisa Jewell 
    12. Buy 24 £20 gift cards to spend next Christmas - Morrisons 
    20. Post 2024 photos on Instagram - 19
    22. Go to Slimming World 24 times - Went on Saturday 
    24. Do 24 things that make me look / feel better - Got my hair and makeup done for a party
  • DundeeDoll
    DundeeDoll Posts: 4,945 Forumite
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    This week's catch up:
    finished a workout programme
    1 show: La forza del destino (free ticket from friend)
    5 items to the charity shop
    2 litter picks (2nd I collected 100 items! mostly plastic bottles)
    2 documentaries on scottish rivers (counts as 2/6 as 2 of a series of 6)
    3 more lectures - one on 'do robots have souls', 1 on work based learning and one on walking the camino de santiago 
    1 film - dune 2 (amazing)
    1 non-fiction book finished (war doctor also amazing) 
    1 place name food : melton mowbray pork pies
    1 soup recipe: cauliflower and coconut (yum)
    1 treats for me (dye hair)
    1 baking (bread)
    which takes me up to 111 of 576
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  • thechubbyunicorn
    thechubbyunicorn Posts: 47 Forumite
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    edited 17 March at 10:38AM
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    You are absolutely smashing this @DundeeDoll

    This week's update from me..

    3. Try 24 restaurants / cafes I've never been to - Byron (Edinburgh) / Kyloe (Edinburgh) 
    5. Watch 24 movies I've never seen before - A Dog's Purpose 
    8. Walk 2024km - 33.68km 
    10. Save 24 of each coin / note denomination - 2x£1, 1x£2, 1x£10, 1x£20
    12. Buy 24 £20 gift cards to spend next Christmas - Morrisons 
    15. Eat 24 different cakes / puddings - My wedding cake!
    16. Go for a walk 24 places I've never been - Calton Hill, Edinburgh 
    20. Post 2024 photos on Instagram - 20 
    21. 24 outings / experiences with DP - We had the ultimate experience together this week as we got married! This is also a bucket list item but I'm just putting it here so as not to repeat
    23. Sell 24 things - Sold a top on Vinted 
    24. Do 24 things that make me look / feel better - Got my eyebrows threaded
  • DundeeDoll
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    edited 18 March at 11:42PM
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    you too @thechubbyunicorn B) loving reading your updates - wow married congratulations 🥂
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  • leftatthetrafficlights
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    @thechubbyunicorn - congratulations on your marriage!! 🥳🍾🥂 
    Debt neutral fund: £422.76/£1000
    Joint savings fund: £145.64/£1000

    Weight loss challenge 2024:
    4/24lbs
    1st quarter starting weight: 9st 13.1lb
    2nd quarter starting weight: 9st 9.2lb
    3rd quarter starting weight: 
    4th quarter starting weight:

    GC 2024 - Annual Target: £2712- Running total:£941.96/£2712
    Monthly Target: £226
    Jan: £74.12; Feb: £300; Mar: £190; Apr: £200; May: £170; Jun: £7.84; Jul: £; Aug: £; Sep: £; Oct: £; Nov: £; Dec: £


  • IrishRose12
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    1.     24 tech free evenings within 3 months/ per quarter - 8/24
    2.     Read 24 books - 6/24
    3.     Declutter 24 Christmas items not used anymore - COMPLETED 24/24 
    4.     Spend 24mins per day deleting photos, emails etc - Still doing this daily, and thankfully less than 24mins needed.
    5.     24mins per week decluttering in House - I've changed this to the house, as I've finished the attic for now.
    6.     Limit to 24 cans of coke per month - I'm drinking less than 24 cans defintely. Not even 12 I don't think now
    7.     Sell 24 items - 12/24
    8.     Save 24 of each coin and note - Just about to nip to the cash machine to sort this one out.
    9.     Declutter 24 bin bags/boxes from the house. - 10/24 - Jumble sale in kids school helped with this. I've another 3 sitting waiting to be collected.
    10.  Declutter 24 old cosmetics/toiletries not used or expired - 12/24
    11.  Loose 24lb in weight - 5/24lb
    12.  Make 24 visits to my local church - 2/24
    13.  Complete 24 jigsaw puzzles/ Lego sets  - 0/24 - need to get my rear end into gear for this one
    14.  24 minutes of gardening per week - 2/24  - Hoping another session today if the  rain stays away
    15.  Treat / do something for myself 24 times - 6/24
    16.  Watch 24 films - 3/24
    17.  Make the 24th of each month a "Me" day - 2/24
    18.  24 outings with family this year - 4/24 - with another planned this week
    19.  Make or bake 24 things - 2/24 - made apple crumble for St. Patrick's Day
    20.  Learn 24 “old school” ways of doing everyday things - need to focus more on this one.
    21.  Burn 24 candles/wax melts this year - 3/24
    22.  Complete 24 puzzle/colouring books - 2/24.
    23.  24mins doing my weighted hula hoop 3x per week - Still not started this. :s 
    24.  Do 24 jobs around the house that keep get putting off - 4/24

    Not been as productive this past couple of weeks due to sickness hitting the house.  But we're getting there so hopefully back to normal this week.

    Hope everyone is doing well and enjoying their challenges!  
    Pay all debt off by Christmas 2024 £537/£3,500£1 a day challenge 2024 - £91/£730 Declutter a bag a week in 2024 6/52Lose 24lb - 3/24lbs Read 1 book per week - 5/52Pay off credit card debt 7/100%
  • DundeeDoll
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    Not been as productive this past couple of weeks due to sickness hitting the house.  
    this is a judgement-free thread :-) we are all in it for fun and growth, seeing how many we can do and inspiring others. hope all the poorlies are better 
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  • IrishRose12
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    Not been as productive this past couple of weeks due to sickness hitting the house.  
    this is a judgement-free thread :-) we are all in it for fun and growth, seeing how many we can do and inspiring others. hope all the poorlies are better 
    All back to normal now.... hopefully.  And I've started this week with a bang and a big clear out lol.  Hoping it continues.

    Thank you :)
    Pay all debt off by Christmas 2024 £537/£3,500£1 a day challenge 2024 - £91/£730 Declutter a bag a week in 2024 6/52Lose 24lb - 3/24lbs Read 1 book per week - 5/52Pay off credit card debt 7/100%
  • DundeeDoll
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    edited 23 March at 1:20AM
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    Friday's weekly checkin for me - didn't go quite to plan as fell running for bus but nothing broken except my pride my jeans and the skin on my right hand and left knee!
    workout programmes: 0.4 of latest workout programme
    fiction books: 1 fiction book (Maureen Fry and the Angel of the North)
    buses: 2 more buses - 22 and 16
    concert - piano duet at the cathedral, very good and very good value at £5 includingg a cuppa and biscuits
    lectures: 2 more, both very entertaining (both came with refreshments, 2nd day having noted the los 1st day took in an empty tupperware, now in fridge full of sliced fruit!)
    documentaries: 2 more - how to build a cathedral and rebuilding of Notre Dame
    soups: mushroom and thyme soup
    which takes me up to 128 - still haven't been on the bike and still not done any town trails but spring has only just sprung. Goodness that soup was good though!



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  • Sallyp2
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    Joining this thread - albeit a bit late. Doing 20 things 24 times - list is a work in progress

    1. Wild swims - start May until it’s too cold to go /24
    2. Gym visits & yoga classes per month /24
    3. 24 lbs lost /24
    4. Spin classes per month /24
    5. NSD per month /24
    6. Vegetables grown on allotment & greenhouse /24
    7. Books /24
    8. Films /24
    9. £20 gift cards - like the idea of this /24
    10. Visit beach hut - not been since NYD 1/24
    11. Sweet & chocolate free days per month /24
    12. Flower pots planted up for either summer or autumn or winter or next spring /24
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