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    • Growingstronger13
    • By Growingstronger13 8th May 18, 1:49 AM
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    Time to get stronger, back to me and debt free!
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    • 8th May 18, 1:49 AM
    Time to get stronger, back to me and debt free! 8th May 18 at 1:49 AM
    The diary of a mid 30s, married mum of 2 who is struggling with domestic emotional abuse and debt on a limited income!

    So why have I joined... to the point Iím fed up of my current situation! Been a lurker for years but Iím always so worried about people finding out my business. Living in what is meant to be a perfect marriage with perfect life... well what a load of rubbish! Or beep beep! Iím sick of pretending and recently i have been finding me again and my strength much to my controlling husbands dislike! But hey Iíve never felt good enough for him and to be quiet honest not really bothered if he stays with me or leaves me. Too many years of emotional abuse and controlling me which has left me with fibromyalgia and debt!

    I work part time, I have 2 of the most amazing little people! And I need to make changes for them! No other reason! When I am happy they are happy!
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    • pidge04
    • By pidge04 8th May 18, 6:38 AM
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    • 8th May 18, 6:38 AM
    I wish you the very best of everything! Welcome!
    CC1 £2400/£954 CC2 £3000/£2389 CC3 £600/£523 LOAN £13,000/£5462
    • RhiBi
    • By RhiBi 8th May 18, 8:06 AM
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    • 8th May 18, 8:06 AM
    I really hope it all works out for you and your little people. Lots of love xxxx
    Virtual Sealed Pot 2018 #7 £173.69/£250
    • redofromstart
    • By redofromstart 8th May 18, 4:41 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 4:41 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 4:41 PM
    Good luck with your journey.
    • parsniphead
    • By parsniphead 8th May 18, 6:28 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 6:28 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 6:28 PM
    Welcome growing stronger. There will be plenty of support on here for you.
    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%
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 8th May 18, 6:34 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 6:34 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 6:34 PM
    Happy shiny new diary.
    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.
    • Honeysucklelou2
    • By Honeysucklelou2 11th May 18, 5:13 PM
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    • 11th May 18, 5:13 PM
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    • 11th May 18, 5:13 PM
    Been in a similar situation myself and knowing that you are making changes for the good of your children is a good motivator to keep going.
    paydbx #93 £692/£8,000.
    Loan £17k - paid off in Aug 2017. Home improvement loans £3342 March 2017. £3123 in Jan 18
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