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    • elantan
    • By elantan 22nd Mar 18, 6:31 AM
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    elantan
    up and ready for work 1 to the chocolate club skooted over to savings account... a slightly better sleep last night but still not great

    have a wonderful day everyone, at least the ground is slowly heat8ng up
    march 2011-july2019 8 years and 4 months ... or 100 months and counting
    "what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail.... enjoy the adventure" " to my own self be true"
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 22nd Mar 18, 8:05 AM
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    Dont work too hard el.
    Are you doing 12 hour shifts?
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
    • elantan
    • By elantan 22nd Mar 18, 1:10 PM
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    12m5 hours beanie plus 10 hours and on call etc
    march 2011-july2019 8 years and 4 months ... or 100 months and counting
    "what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail.... enjoy the adventure" " to my own self be true"
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 22nd Mar 18, 8:03 PM
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    12m5 hours beanie plus 10 hours and on call etc
    Originally posted by elantan
    Awesome.
    Take it easy occassionally though.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
    • elantan
    • By elantan 22nd Mar 18, 9:16 PM
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    I do my best ... when i'm not online arguing lol

    sorry I havnt been here tonight the plan was catch up with all the diaries and get to bed early, have been replying on my other challenge thread,

    council tax bill arrived today... over 2K this year ... that aint half went up
    march 2011-july2019 8 years and 4 months ... or 100 months and counting
    "what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail.... enjoy the adventure" " to my own self be true"
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 22nd Mar 18, 9:23 PM
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    Well your other thread is a blooming challange in itself it has to be said!!
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 22nd Mar 18, 9:24 PM
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    beanielou
    That's some council tax bill
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
    • elantan
    • By elantan 23rd Mar 18, 7:32 AM
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    morning everyone, just heading back into work forgot to post 1 to chocolate club, will catch up later, have a great day, it's Friday
    march 2011-july2019 8 years and 4 months ... or 100 months and counting
    "what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail.... enjoy the adventure" " to my own self be true"
    • shangaijimmy
    • By shangaijimmy 23rd Mar 18, 8:11 AM
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    we have a 6% rise to pay for 25% drop in services too.
    MFW: Turning June 2036 into March 2025... 41//120 Payments Challenge, Diary Reduction 44,136.86
    Aug 2009: 163,051 // Current: 91,863.15 // Avg Daily Interest 4.13
    MFiT-T4 #8 - 80.74% of 41,000
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 23rd Mar 18, 7:44 PM
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    Its Friday, its 5 oclock & its crackerjack
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
    • elantan
    • By elantan 7th Apr 18, 1:02 PM
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    hi all, sorry I havnt been on Mr El hasn't been too well ( but its a complicated story) and I have been busy with work etc and away

    will try to get back mid to end of May when Mr El will be through his first procedure of a few

    till then things have kinda went to pit but we will get there
    march 2011-july2019 8 years and 4 months ... or 100 months and counting
    "what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail.... enjoy the adventure" " to my own self be true"
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 7th Apr 18, 7:15 PM
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    Love to you both.
    Hope all goes well for Mr El xxx
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
    • redofromstart
    • By redofromstart 10th Apr 18, 4:20 PM
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    Hope you are both ok, sounds stressful.
    • apple muncher
    • By apple muncher 10th Apr 18, 4:25 PM
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    apple muncher
    Hope it all goes smoothly for you both.
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    2018 Pay off: 4266; 2
    018 sell 49.10; WLOSW 3/10

    Mortgage 18,885 (01/14: 78,201; 01/15: 59,629; 01/16: 39,915; 01/17: 27,295; 01/18 23,143) MFWDate Dec 2018
    • elantan
    • By elantan 5th Jun 18, 8:31 PM
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    hey all

    Mr El has now had one procedure ... he has two more ops and a few more tests to go ... but things seem to have settled down again for a while ... so its time to start getting back organised with things
    march 2011-july2019 8 years and 4 months ... or 100 months and counting
    "what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail.... enjoy the adventure" " to my own self be true"
    • elantan
    • By elantan 5th Jun 18, 8:49 PM
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    so with all that in mind, I spose I should make my announcement...

    on May 19th 2018 Mr El and i had a night away, we spent it on a nature reserve, Mr El kayaked to the island ( i got the ferry) we spent the day kayaking and canoeing and walking amongst the wall to wall bluebells which were just breathtakingly beautiful, as dusk approached we climbed to the summit and watched the sun go down over the Trossachs before returning back to the camp avoiding the deer bouncing everywhere and the bats flying over head, we spent the night around a campfire and looking up to the stars and being greatful for our lives.

    We opened a bottle of champagne and celebrated owning our own home, the mortgage is cleared and I couldnt think of a better way to celebrate owning the roof over my head than spending it under the stars surrounded by beauty and the manI loved.

    Ladies and Gentlemen the Elantan household is now mortgage free
    march 2011-july2019 8 years and 4 months ... or 100 months and counting
    "what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail.... enjoy the adventure" " to my own self be true"
    • elantan
    • By elantan 5th Jun 18, 8:53 PM
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    elantan
    But that is just the start of the new adventure that awaits us, remember it was 100 months to turn the money situation round. We have overdrafts to pay, a house to repair, savings to have, early retirement to enjoy and adventures to complete.

    In a sense i feel a renewed vigor in the whole thing, the slog part one is complete so I feel ready to take on part two, we have a holiday to go to in July but as soon as that is over we will need to put the mortgage money into wills and house repairs, but they will need to come after the overdraft and credit cards ... Mr El will need to try and curb his new found love of anything that goes on water... he is now looking at canoes... I keep reminding him we plan on moving so where will he keep them, he listens for all of five mins then goes and looks at more lol
    march 2011-july2019 8 years and 4 months ... or 100 months and counting
    "what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail.... enjoy the adventure" " to my own self be true"
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 5th Jun 18, 10:15 PM
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    So pleased for you
    (Only a wee bit jealous!!)
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
    • edinburgher
    • By edinburgher 5th Jun 18, 10:18 PM
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    Things that go on water. Solar powered electric narrowboats

    Well done missus, I am so pleased for you.
    • elantan
    • By elantan 5th Jun 18, 10:26 PM
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    elantan
    So pleased for you
    (Only a wee bit jealous!!)
    Originally posted by beanielou
    thank you ... you won't be too long behind xxx

    Things that go on water. Solar powered electric narrowboats

    Well done missus, I am so pleased for you.
    Originally posted by edinburgher
    thanks and shhhhh don't give him any ideas that's all I need lol
    march 2011-july2019 8 years and 4 months ... or 100 months and counting
    "what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail.... enjoy the adventure" " to my own self be true"
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