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    • WannabeFree
    • By WannabeFree 21st Nov 17, 11:04 AM
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    ôRock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.ö
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    • 21st Nov 17, 11:04 AM
    ôRock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.ö 21st Nov 17 at 11:04 AM
    Back in May this year I decided things had to change. I turned to here and received an amazing amount of help and advice. Here I am making a fresh start.

    Debt 09/05/2017

    Council Tax ú2092.71
    Court Fine ú1250
    Court Fine ú200
    Person 1 ú1000
    Person 2 ú1000
    Person 3 ú1379
    Person 4 ú427
    Debt Total ú7348.71

    Rent Arrears ú3381.28

    Total ú10729.99

    *Person 4 ú575
    *New Debt ú732
    *Debt 1 ú387.29
    *Debt 2 ú1451.40
    *Debt 3 ú1137.73
    *EDF ú3140.65

    Total ú18154.06

    *As more comes out from under the carpet I will update here.
    Last edited by WannabeFree; 21-11-2017 at 12:21 PM.
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    • WannabeFree
    • By WannabeFree 8th Aug 18, 9:21 PM
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    So Evening

    Today has been a bit slow really. I'm still struggling a bit.

    We have sorted through the girls toys though (they don't actually have many) but I don't like it when they aren't put away in the correct sets/boxes. So we sat and did that this morning. We popped to my Mum's to print our tickets for the theatre on Saturday before I forgot

    I've been looking at the rest of the bits needed for the uniform, there isn't much really and I really want to try and wait to get their shoes as both youngest and DS are right in between sizes So I'm hoping the bigger size fits by next month Welly socks anyone?

    I'm not going to get new coats until nearer winter (you watch it will snow next week )

    Nothing much else to report really boring

    x
    ôOnce you hit rock bottom, that's where you perfectly stand; That's your chance of restarting, but restarting the right way.ö
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 8th Aug 18, 9:25 PM
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    No it will not snow next week
    I dident buy my DS's winter jacket til the October holidays.
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    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 9th Aug 18, 8:14 AM
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    (you watch it will snow next week )
    Originally posted by WannabeFree
    Don't go jinxing it!!!!
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    • WannabeFree
    • By WannabeFree 9th Aug 18, 9:53 AM
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    Haha Sorry

    Morning all

    Feel let down today by certain family members ... Again I'll never learn.

    Might get the kids up and go for a walk.

    Might just sit feeling sorry for myself

    x
    ôOnce you hit rock bottom, that's where you perfectly stand; That's your chance of restarting, but restarting the right way.ö
    • Toni'sfriend
    • By Toni'sfriend 9th Aug 18, 2:26 PM
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    Feel let down today by certain family members ... Again I'll never learn.
    Ah but you will. Sometimes it takes a bit of time because you think everyone is the same as yourself and you're a nice person and you'd never let anyone down. But eventually you do learn that some people just can't be trusted or are too selfish and put themselves first. Sounds harsh, I know, but it's true. And you never feel sorry for yourself you're just too busy getting on with things.
    You have a lovely day with your wee ones. That's what's important. xxx
    • mummytogirls
    • By mummytogirls 9th Aug 18, 2:37 PM
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    Afternoon WF,

    Re the coats I've made the same decision this year as I always buy them in August and they never need them!

    Hope you're ok, don't let them get you down xx
    Mummytogirls x

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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 9th Aug 18, 3:13 PM
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    Boo to certain family members.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
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    "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. ***Be the difference.***
    • jwil
    • By jwil 10th Aug 18, 1:48 PM
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    Hope you feel better, it's them, not you x
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    • WannabeFree
    • By WannabeFree 10th Aug 18, 3:16 PM
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    As I expected said family member needed something this morning and they must have remembered they had my phone number and could call me Anyway I'm over being sad about it. I just need to learn not to be sucked back in and becoming the mug time and time again.

    Anyway onto better things. Being Friday means payments go out. ú25 to CT debt and I rounded the rent payment up so ú25 came of the debt not ú12.50.

    I need to pop for snacks for the theatre tomorrow. I don't want to feel I need to buy from there Please tell me I'm not the only one who does this

    Nothing much else to report I don't think. Weather is wet and I feel cold! So we've played with dolls house etc and watched movies.

    Hope everyone is well

    x
    ôOnce you hit rock bottom, that's where you perfectly stand; That's your chance of restarting, but restarting the right way.ö
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 10th Aug 18, 3:37 PM
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    I used to buy snacks too & take them in.
    I remember years ago DS & I nearly getting chucked out of the bowling for doing it
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    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 12 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. ***Be the difference.***
    • earthgirl
    • By earthgirl 10th Aug 18, 5:57 PM
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    Also one for taking my own snacks everywhere!
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    • DrSpendLittle
    • By DrSpendLittle 10th Aug 18, 10:48 PM
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    DF and I sneaked sweeties and kitkats into the cinema last week!
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    • Toni'sfriend
    • By Toni'sfriend 11th Aug 18, 10:15 AM
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    I need to pop for snacks for the theatre tomorrow. I don't want to feel I need to buy from there
    Just seems like common sense to me. Snacks are very expensive ti buy in places like cinemas and theatres. I'm sure they must be aware that most people take their own now.
    • WannabeFree
    • By WannabeFree 11th Aug 18, 11:39 AM
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    I agree TF. I looked and it's ú7 for 3 fruitshoots I've been and bought sweets and drinks and will put them in youngest's bag. I'll still make sure I buy something but it defeats the point of getting cheaper tickets if it costs ú20+ for 4 drinks and smalls snack.

    They still have no idea where we are going Mean mummy

    Hope everyone is okay

    x
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    • mummytogirls
    • By mummytogirls 11th Aug 18, 11:52 AM
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    Morning WF,

    I always take things into the cinema too. Once I had decided I would let the kids choose in the cinema and they were like no please can we go to Mr T's they have better sweets , who am I to argue.

    Have a great day xx
    Mummytogirls x

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    • WannabeFree
    • By WannabeFree 12th Aug 18, 12:47 PM
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    Afternoon,

    Last night was fab! Youngest and DD joined in, laughed and giggled and really took part. It was lovely to see. What shocked me a lot was how many people kept getting up and going out to the toilet It made me wonder if I was mean as mine all know you go before we go in and then you wait until the interval - but honestly it was at least 30 times someone left the theatre not just one or two Made youngest tell me she needed to go and I said nope you can wait it's rude to get up

    They where totally happy with us taking drinks and snacks in too. So it was a NSD other than the change in my purse I let the girls put into the charity boxes.

    They asked if my 3 would like to get up on stage at the end and they wouldn't But she commented to how well behaved they had been which made them smile. DS said see Mum we are good

    I might look out for a deal on the next panto tickets in October

    Today we are staying home, waiting for an amazon delivery and getting on top of chores. Tomorrow will be a cafe visit and picking bits up we need in town.

    Hope everyone is okay

    x
    ôOnce you hit rock bottom, that's where you perfectly stand; That's your chance of restarting, but restarting the right way.ö
    • Toni'sfriend
    • By Toni'sfriend 12th Aug 18, 2:09 PM
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    But she commented to how well behaved they had been which made them smile
    I always thought that your children sounded well behaved and polite. They are obviously a credit to you.
    So glad you all enjoyed yourselves.
    • Honeysucklelou2
    • By Honeysucklelou2 12th Aug 18, 2:26 PM
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    Glad you had a great time and how lovely that someone commented on how well behaved your children are. Just shows you are doing a fantastic job
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    • please-let-me-be-lucky
    • By please-let-me-be-lucky 12th Aug 18, 3:58 PM
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    Glad you all enjoyed the theatre. I never doubted your children were angels Xx
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    • WannabeFree
    • By WannabeFree 12th Aug 18, 4:08 PM
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    Oh they are from angels PLMBL

    But it was nice someone took time to comment iykwim.

    Thank you for the lovely replies

    Amazon order arrived, stocked up again on cleaning supplies, they had some brilliant pantry offers yesterday. I now have ú10 off my next order too. I also still have some gift vouchers so I'm debating ordering a few more washing stuff

    Someone gave me back ú20 today I wasn't expecting (long story short I lent it out months ago and never thought I'd see it again) Tempted to order take away for dinner with some of it

    I am so full of a cold! I would love to know HOW in this nice weather we have had

    Watched Blockers last night and it was hilarious! Well worth a watch

    I don't like scary films so I never really watch any new ones or can never find any newer ones I think I'd sit and watch but it was good.

    x
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