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    • parsniphead
    • By parsniphead 5th Jun 16, 4:45 PM
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    parsniphead
    The end of procrastination and disorganisation.......
    • #1
    • 5th Jun 16, 4:45 PM
    The end of procrastination and disorganisation....... 5th Jun 16 at 4:45 PM
    .............and the above are the reasons for virtually all of my problems in the past and present, be it debt, weight, careers and the state of the house.

    I have plans, big plans which I don't have time to pop on here right now, but I intend to use this diary to sort me out once and for all.

    It's going to be fun.....a real step into the unknown.

    I can't wait.
    My mini challenge: pay off MBNA by 31/08/18. 502/502 100% (paid off 30/06/18 - 2 months early )
    Next small debt victim 20/367 - you're going by 31/08/2018
    Total outstanding consumer debt - 735.68/ 7864.52 9.3%
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    • doingitanyway
    • By doingitanyway 22nd Jul 18, 8:41 AM
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    doingitanyway
    Hope all is well with you and DS
    Emergency fund 700/1000
    If not now then when?
    • abba1772
    • By abba1772 23rd Jul 18, 5:28 PM
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    abba1772
    How you doing parsnip xx
    NEXT TARGET HALIFAX CC WAS July 18 5493.20 NOW 688.70
    POAMAYC 2011 6382.66 POAMAYC 2012 5000.78
    POAMAYC 2013 3480.04 POAMAYC 2014 4085.14
    POAMAYC 2015 7565.24 POAMAYC 2016 8000.90
    POAMAYC 2017 7278.80 POAMAYC 2018 10848.08
    • Chrystal
    • By Chrystal 23rd Jul 18, 5:33 PM
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    Chrystal
    I was wondering that as well. Hope all is OK.
    I Believe.....
    That it isn't always enough, to be forgiven by others.
    Sometimes, you have to learn to forgive yourself.
    • doingitanyway
    • By doingitanyway 25th Jul 18, 8:58 AM
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    doingitanyway
    Knocking on your door again Parsniphead to see if you can come out to play?
    Emergency fund 700/1000
    If not now then when?
    • Sweetcake
    • By Sweetcake 26th Jul 18, 4:37 PM
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    Sweetcake
    Knocking on your door again Parsniphead to see if you can come out to play?
    Originally posted by doingitanyway



    Awwww, this is cute!
    • Chrystal
    • By Chrystal 4th Aug 18, 1:01 PM
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    Chrystal
    Just checking in PH. You've been absent for a month, hope all is OK with you. (((hugs)))
    I Believe.....
    That it isn't always enough, to be forgiven by others.
    Sometimes, you have to learn to forgive yourself.
    • doingitanyway
    • By doingitanyway 12th Aug 18, 11:24 AM
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    doingitanyway
    I am missing you. A lot. And that's weird because I don't actually know you. But there it is. Even a post to say you are not up to posting. Okay that doesn't make sense, but you know what I mean. Sending hugs.
    Emergency fund 700/1000
    If not now then when?
    • in need of direction
    • By in need of direction 12th Aug 18, 11:54 AM
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    in need of direction
    I'm with dia. Hope things are good for you but worry that they may not be
    Mortgage at 01.01.14 119,481.83 today 74,121.52, target 65,000 by 31/12/18 Offset fund today 307.27 target 5,500 by 31/12/18
    Emergency fund 860/5.5k & 200/200 cash.
    Weight 8 July 14st 4lb
    determined to stop defining myself by my mistakes.
    Progress not perfection.
    • parsniphead
    • By parsniphead 15th Aug 18, 9:15 PM
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    parsniphead
    Thank you all so much for your comments.

    I have been quite ill since breaking up. My stomach just has swollen up to the point of not being able to move. This evening I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Still in shock.

    I'm in hospital waiting for my stomach to be drained then will start chemo.

    I hope you are all ok. I will be back soon.
    My mini challenge: pay off MBNA by 31/08/18. 502/502 100% (paid off 30/06/18 - 2 months early )
    Next small debt victim 20/367 - you're going by 31/08/2018
    Total outstanding consumer debt - 735.68/ 7864.52 9.3%
    • Chrystal
    • By Chrystal 15th Aug 18, 9:43 PM
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    Chrystal
    Oh sweetheart I don't know what to say. I'm sending everything positive to you. ((((hugs))))
    I Believe.....
    That it isn't always enough, to be forgiven by others.
    Sometimes, you have to learn to forgive yourself.
    • Fortune Smiles
    • By Fortune Smiles 15th Aug 18, 10:27 PM
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    Fortune Smiles
    What a dreadful shock for you Parsniphead . Sending virtual hugs and will be thinking positive thoughts for you.

    Fortune x
    Mortgage: 7% paid Overpayments: 2789.20 Emergency Fund: 75%

    Read my work here and here (scroll down for text). Free to read but ratings and reviews very much appreciated.
    • in need of direction
    • By in need of direction 15th Aug 18, 10:39 PM
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    in need of direction
    Just come back when you can. Take care in the meantime in the knowledge we are all rooting for you.
    Mortgage at 01.01.14 119,481.83 today 74,121.52, target 65,000 by 31/12/18 Offset fund today 307.27 target 5,500 by 31/12/18
    Emergency fund 860/5.5k & 200/200 cash.
    Weight 8 July 14st 4lb
    determined to stop defining myself by my mistakes.
    Progress not perfection.
    • Cherryfudge
    • By Cherryfudge 16th Aug 18, 12:22 AM
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    Cherryfudge
    Oh crumbs - what a shock! Sending hugs and get well thoughts and hope-the-chemo-goes-smoothly thoughts... please do let us know how you are from time to time if you remember us, but the main thing is to focus on taking care of yourself and, if it helps you, focussing on the fact that most of you is well and that medical care is wonderful and you have friends here who are cheering you on. xx
    MFW #30 Paid off 3,200.24/3000 as of 5/10/18
    • Eager_Elephant
    • By Eager_Elephant 16th Aug 18, 7:09 AM
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    Eager_Elephant
    (((Parsnip))) Sending hugs and positive thoughts to you and your family.

    The NHS is a wonderful asset to have and they will definitely look after you.
    Ninja Saving Turtle No. 1 for August
    NSD - 9/15
    (up to 12/8/18)
    My Diary is here - http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=2175629 (Eager Elephants Effective Everyday Excursion)
    • redofromstart
    • By redofromstart 16th Aug 18, 7:48 AM
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    redofromstart
    I'm sorry to read that, hope the chemo goes ok.
    • abba1772
    • By abba1772 16th Aug 18, 7:50 AM
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    abba1772
    Oh parsniphead I'm so sorry but the main thing is they've caught it now it's up to you to fight it which I'm sure you'll kick its A-S-S

    Good luck Hunni xx
    NEXT TARGET HALIFAX CC WAS July 18 5493.20 NOW 688.70
    POAMAYC 2011 6382.66 POAMAYC 2012 5000.78
    POAMAYC 2013 3480.04 POAMAYC 2014 4085.14
    POAMAYC 2015 7565.24 POAMAYC 2016 8000.90
    POAMAYC 2017 7278.80 POAMAYC 2018 10848.08
    • Toni'sfriend
    • By Toni'sfriend 16th Aug 18, 8:44 AM
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    Toni'sfriend
    I'll be thinking about you, Parsniphead. I hope things go well with your treatment. xx
    • doingitanyway
    • By doingitanyway 16th Aug 18, 4:50 PM
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    doingitanyway
    So sorry to hear your news Parsniphead. Sending positivity into the universe and wishing you a good recovery xx
    Emergency fund 700/1000
    If not now then when?
    • lcc86
    • By lcc86 16th Aug 18, 9:00 PM
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    lcc86
    So sorry to hear this parsniphead, all the best for your treatment in the coming weeks and months xxx
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5124473 - my original diary
    725/1000 EF 329 saved for household jobs
    Debt free and in the black for the first time in 11 years
    • Cherryfudge
    • By Cherryfudge 16th Aug 18, 9:38 PM
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    Cherryfudge
    How are you today parsnip? Have you had the stomach procedure yet? I wasn't clear how long you might have to wait but I hope it's sorted soon. xx
    MFW #30 Paid off 3,200.24/3000 as of 5/10/18
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