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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 14th Dec 16, 5:00 AM
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    If i can earn funds from surveys anyone can
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    • 14th Dec 16, 5:00 AM
    If i can earn funds from surveys anyone can 14th Dec 16 at 5:00 AM
    Hi Guys i am starting a new journal i am in the process of closing my former journal/account down.

    I will post on my former debt free diary so people know who i am soon. I recently went through a separation so things are not great at the moment.

    Alot of the guys will know me as the survey guru lol

    I will post again soon
    Last edited by Scott_Weiland; 25-01-2018 at 1:47 PM.
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    • onedaysomeday
    • By onedaysomeday 29th Jun 18, 2:37 PM
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    onedaysomeday
    Feel better soon x
    Just trying to make up for past mistakes and work towards the future I want
    • lindens
    • By lindens 29th Jun 18, 2:40 PM
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    Small update I am not feeling to well so its a money update only my mood is dead low.

    Prolific is flying 3.35 in confirmed another 9 in pending

    my cashback has arrived and my payment from power of opinions. I dropped 2.50 from opinion outpost while at work. Signature updated.
    Originally posted by Scott-Weiland
    keep that exercise up - will help your mood
    hope you feel better soon
    You're not your * could have not of * Debt not dept *
    • Homegrown0
    • By Homegrown0 29th Jun 18, 2:52 PM
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    Sending some wellness thoughts your way Scott. As lindens mentioned above, exercise will help keep those endorphins pumping so stay active if you can. J
    • Cumbria lass
    • By Cumbria lass 29th Jun 18, 6:42 PM
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    Oh you have been doing really well, hope it's a short blip. Don't suffer though , please seek help if it goes worse.

    As homegrown says the exercise will help.
    CC1 £3980 June 2018
    • Scott-Weiland
    • By Scott-Weiland 30th Jun 18, 6:29 PM
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    Scott-Weiland
    I have dropped 3 nights out of 4 due to not feeling right. I was on nights on Wednesday and I have never being so ill, I was getting panic attacks at work I was shattered too

    I fell asleep with clients too, I got out of work and within 2mins off getting on the bus home I fell asleep and did the same on my second bus home. Work knew I wasn't right but wouldn't even let me take holidays to finish earlier. I have never being like this before, my gp upped my meds on the Monday and it has knocked the stuffing out of me. I asked if I could go at 5am and they said no.

    Re training I haven't backed it off I did an 8mile run last night, and I am going out running in the morning. I am taking tonight off then I am back in work for one night on Monday then I am not in again till Thursday.
    Cashback Earnings Ish YTD £71.38 Survey Earnings YTD Ish £371.20
    Is a few week gap.
    • Scott-Weiland
    • By Scott-Weiland 30th Jun 18, 6:33 PM
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    Scott-Weiland
    keep that exercise up - will help your mood
    hope you feel better soon
    Originally posted by lindens
    Thank you for popping in on my journal Lindens, as other posters will tell you I train a lot lol I don't stop training as I know the consequences with my mental health.

    Its being a horrible feweeks my partners son has autism and we are having a nightmare with him, last week came to a head where he decided to move out and live with his dad. We have had weeks and weeks of issues with him.
    Cashback Earnings Ish YTD £71.38 Survey Earnings YTD Ish £371.20
    Is a few week gap.
    • Seasidegal58
    • By Seasidegal58 1st Jul 18, 3:46 PM
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    You've been having a rough time lately. I do hope things have improved for you and you OH. Let us know how things are going.
    SSG x
    Finally Debt Free! - July 2016
    Finished Emergency Fund- £10,000 April 2017

    Next Scrimpy Goal - Ad Hoc Savings - 16/07/2018: £776.27
    MONTHS TO RETIREMENT: 34!
    My diary: “Paid off the £31,0000! BUT- still scrimping!”
    • Scott-Weiland
    • By Scott-Weiland 2nd Jul 18, 11:48 AM
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    Yeah well me and my oh are okayish, she is devastated her son is being so cold. He wont even speak with her and keeps slagging her off to his dad. My partner is a mess being truthful we have had her at the docs this morning who has given her some citalophram and a counselling referral.

    I will do a further update later I am heading out running to try and get my head right for work later which I am bricking it about.
    Cashback Earnings Ish YTD £71.38 Survey Earnings YTD Ish £371.20
    Is a few week gap.
    • lindens
    • By lindens 2nd Jul 18, 12:59 PM
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    Thank you for popping in on my journal Lindens, as other posters will tell you I train a lot lol I don't stop training as I know the consequences with my mental health.

    Its being a horrible feweeks my partners son has autism and we are having a nightmare with him, last week came to a head where he decided to move out and live with his dad. We have had weeks and weeks of issues with him.
    Originally posted by Scott-Weiland
    I spent last week reading all of your diary. Now subscribed you are doing well on your journey, despite the blips
    You're not your * could have not of * Debt not dept *
    • Scott-Weiland
    • By Scott-Weiland 3rd Jul 18, 9:58 AM
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    I spent last week reading all of your diary. Now subscribed you are doing well on your journey, despite the blips
    Originally posted by lindens
    Thanks for subscribing Lindens, do you have a diary yourself and I will pop in???

    Well my update for day I will break it into 3 bits work/money/and personal life.

    Work

    I went into work last night for one night only lol I felt very jittery but I got through it. Work were quite supportive and kept me on a quieter skill set so I didn't get hammered with calls all night. I am back in on Thursday night so its not to bad but its good being kinda back in a routine. I got through the night without falling asleep which was a bonus.


    Re money and Surveys

    Money is tight as I have just pulled out for 2 passport which was just shy of 200quid. I have loads to buy for our holiday Cyprus is getting nearer 2nd week in August. Can anyone give opinions on wheres the best place to buy suntan lotions?? I have looked at places like home bargains and b and m but all they seem to sell is the titchy ones ie 100ml or 150ml.


    I have some survey cash due in I dropped:

    £2.50 from opinion outpost last night

    and around 7 pounds from prolific academic, prolific I am doing well on and so is my partner we signed up to a daily study which runs for 30days. I seem to be getting 1-2 40p surveys a day off it. Pending has around 9pounds in it now.

    I haven't dropped anything else.

    Personal life and stuff

    Re personal life everything is much calmer now my partners son isn't here, my partner is devastated he has gone but she is trying to focus on her daughter. We have being trying to manage her son and her daughter has being left and neglected a bit. On Saturday we took her horse riding which she loved it was well worth the 30 quid to see her happy. I think we are going to have a cheat ish night diet wise with the footy being on, pizzas are getting ordered (via just eat on topcashback obviously lol).

    Training wise I did an 8mile run before work yesterday which was good to get the cobwebs clear. I burnt like a crisp but that's buy the buy I went into work very tanned or red lol. I am aching like a man 90 today, my partners at work all day so I am on gardening duty in a bit.
    Last edited by Scott-Weiland; 03-07-2018 at 10:04 AM.
    Cashback Earnings Ish YTD £71.38 Survey Earnings YTD Ish £371.20
    Is a few week gap.
    • Scott-Weiland
    • By Scott-Weiland 4th Jul 18, 1:50 PM
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    Well its finally got to payout point I have just dropped 50quid from YouGov updating my signature in a tick. Can't wait till this hits it will be a big help since this month cash is tight due to passports being bought.
    Cashback Earnings Ish YTD £71.38 Survey Earnings YTD Ish £371.20
    Is a few week gap.
    • Scott-Weiland
    • By Scott-Weiland 4th Jul 18, 4:15 PM
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    Well that's a total earning from surveys and cashback of 425.04 its probably nearer 500 but I had a blip where I wasn't well. Today I paid 4 quid of my smallest debt which is now down to 148 pounds, with my YouGov payout I am going to make a big payout off it.
    Cashback Earnings Ish YTD £71.38 Survey Earnings YTD Ish £371.20
    Is a few week gap.
    • Scott-Weiland
    • By Scott-Weiland 5th Jul 18, 4:21 PM
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    Well that's me slightly richer or I should be tomorrow, I have dropped another £2.50 from opinion outpost and £6.80 from prolific. I am determined to get my current account above 100 quid and try and keep it that way I am sick of skrimping and saving.

    I still have 50quid due in off YouGov. And a fiver due in off Virgin east coast or Lner or whatever they are now called.

    Smallest debt is at 146.90.

    I am back to work tonight but I am absolutely dreading it, my meds are making me really drowsey and I am sleeping way too much ie 12 hours last night. I had set 5 alarms on my phone and I slept through them all.
    Last edited by Scott-Weiland; 05-07-2018 at 4:25 PM.
    Cashback Earnings Ish YTD £71.38 Survey Earnings YTD Ish £371.20
    Is a few week gap.
    • Scott-Weiland
    • By Scott-Weiland 5th Jul 18, 7:43 PM
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    I didn't make it Into work sadly I feel a failure. I have the dreaded sick phone call to make in an hour. I feel an utter mess.
    Cashback Earnings Ish YTD £71.38 Survey Earnings YTD Ish £371.20
    Is a few week gap.
    • lonelyrat
    • By lonelyrat 5th Jul 18, 10:03 PM
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    Oh Scott I'm sorry you aren't feeling great. All sounds a bit up in the air but am glad you are there for your OH through it.

    Please don't feel like you are a failure - you are not AT ALL. You're mental health comes first and if you aren't up to it, you aren't up to it. I too dread the sick call - the TL's at my work always cross examine, even if it's sensitive and you want to discuss with your own TL. There's been times I've been crying on the floor in the bathroom trying to get it together to call in sick. My thoughts are with you and hope things will start to head in a positive direction soon enough.

    Glad you're still running, what commitment! My fingers are well and truly crossed (or will be once I finish typing!) that your meds even out and the drowsiness gets a bit better xx
    Total Debt: 625 / 7266.93
    Outstanding Debt: Virgin CC 625
    Weight Loss:14.9kg/ 45kg
    • Scott-Weiland
    • By Scott-Weiland 6th Jul 18, 12:58 AM
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    Scott-Weiland
    Oh Scott I'm sorry you aren't feeling great. All sounds a bit up in the air but am glad you are there for your OH through it.

    Please don't feel like you are a failure - you are not AT ALL. You're mental health comes first and if you aren't up to it, you aren't up to it. I too dread the sick call - the TL's at my work always cross examine, even if it's sensitive and you want to discuss with your own TL. There's been times I've been crying on the floor in the bathroom trying to get it together to call in sick. My thoughts are with you and hope things will start to head in a positive direction soon enough.

    Glad you're still running, what commitment! My fingers are well and truly crossed (or will be once I finish typing!) that your meds even out and the drowsiness gets a bit better xx
    Originally posted by lonelyrat
    Thanks for the kind words lonelyrat i am getting there..

    Well we have 3 tl's on our department. 2 (excuse my French) are utter dicks the other is okay. I rang in on Monday and said i couldnt make it in i got a nob TL, the response was "Whats up like" very very professional he got the hint i didnt want to talk to him. After about 8 or 9 questions where I kept giving Yes or No answers. I asked if my floor manager was about and asked if she could ring me back, she was dead canny as for him errrrrrrrr no i am not discussing anything with him the guys a !!!!.

    Things are up in the air my plan is to get back Saturday but as you can see by my 1am posting my sleep pattern is shot.
    Cashback Earnings Ish YTD £71.38 Survey Earnings YTD Ish £371.20
    Is a few week gap.
    • Seasidegal58
    • By Seasidegal58 8th Jul 18, 3:15 PM
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    Hope you're feeling much better Scott and have managed to get some quality sleep.
    Finally Debt Free! - July 2016
    Finished Emergency Fund- £10,000 April 2017

    Next Scrimpy Goal - Ad Hoc Savings - 16/07/2018: £776.27
    MONTHS TO RETIREMENT: 34!
    My diary: “Paid off the £31,0000! BUT- still scrimping!”
    • lonelyrat
    • By lonelyrat 9th Jul 18, 2:46 PM
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    Hope you're feeling OK and Saturday wasn't too bad if you made it in.
    Total Debt: 625 / 7266.93
    Outstanding Debt: Virgin CC 625
    Weight Loss:14.9kg/ 45kg
    • Scott-Weiland
    • By Scott-Weiland 11th Jul 18, 11:19 AM
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    Yeah I made it in on Saturday and Sunday.

    My personal life collapsed yesterday I am kinda of relieved though. Me and my oh fell out yesterday and split. We ended up arguing over her son and money again. She said if I cant cope with her son and what going on to go our separate ways. Her son even though he hits her and speaks to her like something you have stepped in and smashes the place up when he is angry still cant do anything wrong. I left my laptop there when I was working the weekend he came around for a day to see his mam net result they argued, net result my hp laptop is in bits. I went ballistic re the laptop as you can imagine I am not in the position where I can afford a new one without taking on credit which I don't really want to do.


    Whats gunna happen with our holiday pass, I think I have enough to pay her off on my credit card if needs be.

    Well that's me off work till Friday now. Chill time and surveys, i have the f1 gran prix and the tour de france to catch up with.
    Last edited by Scott-Weiland; 11-07-2018 at 11:26 AM.
    Cashback Earnings Ish YTD £71.38 Survey Earnings YTD Ish £371.20
    Is a few week gap.
    • efes shareholder
    • By efes shareholder 11th Jul 18, 11:34 AM
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    As someone who was in a similar position last month - I sympathise

    Hope you get the holiday sorted out

    I have one booked late august with my now ex - maybe we should trade ex's
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