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    10:18a - Got side-tracked and ended up doing some of my Monday goals. Back on track now and off to clean up the windowsills!!
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    Yee-ha!!!
    Cleaned off/out my desk, inventoried office /school supplies and got all the yard sale stuff in one corner of the schoolroom so....

    I have completed 31 of the 43 tasks in this challenge!!!When our house sells, I am going to be in so much better shape.

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    Wow, way to go Mary!
    Oct No Spend Days - 12 /20
    2014 No Eat Out Days - 251 /365
    2014 Oct Gas Challenge - $55 / $120
    Oct Keep Fit - 910 min / 930 min


    Don't tell God how big your storm is...tell the storm how big your God is.

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    11:46a - Veggie plants pulled and windowsills organized!!
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    11:55a - Gadget drawer organized (mainly just had to get some clutter OUT of it, rather than organize what was IN it).
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    You go madhen!
    Oct No Spend Days - 12 /20
    2014 No Eat Out Days - 251 /365
    2014 Oct Gas Challenge - $55 / $120
    Oct Keep Fit - 910 min / 930 min


    Don't tell God how big your storm is...tell the storm how big your God is.

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    I want to join this challenge. From what I understand you make 12 'things to do' at the beginning of the week, and do 2 a day. Is that right? Once I'm done ironing DH's 7 shirts (for his business trip) I'm going to go make my list.
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    2014 Lose-A-Pound-A-Week Challenge
    On September 20th - 136.4 lbs
    1st goal will be 135 lbs
    2nd goal will be 132 lbs
    3rd goal will be 130 lbs
    4th goal will be 128 lbs
    5th goal will be 126 lbs

    September No Spend Challenge /10 No Spend Days
    21st (), 22nd (), 23rd (), 24th (), 25th (), 26th (), 27th (), 28th (), 29th (), 30th ()

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    Pay off my Mortgage
    $59,364.93 (as of October 17th, 2014 - 5 years, 6 months)
    $73,670.29 (as of December 29th, 2013 - 7 years, 0 months left)
    $94,506.12 (as of December 21st, 2012 - 9 years, 2 months left)
    $108,631.38 (as of December 3rd, 2011 - 12 years, 7 months left)
    Pay off my Line of Credit#1 - General
    $22,206.52 (as of October 3rd, 2014)
    $19,058.22 (as of July 28th, 2014)
    $10,784.38 (as of December 20th, 2013)
    $20,330.65 (as of June 7th, 2013)
    Pay off My Line of Credit #2
    $29,134.77 (as of October 3rd, 2014)
    $35,308.44 GRAND TOTAL
    Breakdown of Grand Total - see below
    $828.42 undercoating for new van
    $1,743.27 eavestrophs on our house
    $1,736.75 new walkway in the front of our house
    $31,000 van

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    QM, the challenge is to do 12 things the first day, 10 the next, 8 the day after that, etc. Today is only the second day of the challenge, so everyone is trying to accomplish at least 10 things today.
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    12:40p - Girl's medicated cookies prepared. I made up enough for 20 days. I have to use maple syrup to make the sodium iodide stick together, so I always smell like pancakes afterward!
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    Mauimagic;

    Love this too; I also need to do things in small amounts to get things done. I also love looking at op lists and getting idea. Madhen you are cracking me up "accidentally lying" LOL What are medicated cookies?

    AND now for my confession;

    I did not get to start this; for a very good reason. I went shopping yesterday morning and came home to a refrigerator not working. The freezer part works; not the refrigerator. Dh is going to call someone tomorrow to see if it can be fixed; but we've been really busy transporting food to the basement and to MIL's house.

    YOU ARE ALL DOING A FABULOUS JOB! Keep up the good work.

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    Madhen - how long does the pancake smell last? Get a lot of animals following you - I mean more than normal? great job in getting things done - you and DC are rolling right along!!!

    It's 10 AM and I've just finished breakfast - ready to face the day and be successful!!

    QM - hope you join us - this challenge is so much fun and rewarding!! You'll catch up really fast.

    breaking it up into days really helps me from facing a long, long list that seems insurmountable. I have found myself not sticking to the day we are on, but getting some things done from the other days - and that's okay with me!! My goal is to get the number done for each day -----that's success!!
    No spend days: J 9/16
    Monthly exercise: J 165/930
    Monthly savings: J-202, F-186,M-170,A-154, M-137, J-118, J-102, A-86, S-70, O-54, N-38, D-28

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    I did the same thing, MM, getting a lot of Monday's things done today. It is like procrastinating, but without the guilt.

    craftypam, sorry about the fridge!!! That happened to me a month or so back. If you get to where you can jump in, just join on whatever day we are on. If not, I am sure we'll have another organizational challenge for you down the road.

    Girl the Donkey gets a "special" cookie every day: fluconazole and sodium iodide. She has a condition called sporotrichosis, and the cookie is to control the symptoms. The pancake smell seems to last all day, even though I wash my hands afterward. Something about having to mold the meds into little balls helps it absorb into the skin, I assume.
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    Quote Originally Posted by madhen View Post
    QM, the challenge is to do 12 things the first day, 10 the next, 8 the day after that, etc. Today is only the second day of the challenge, so everyone is trying to accomplish at least 10 things today.
    Gasp! I'm not sure I'm going to be able to keep up with all of you.

    4:57 p.m. Cleaned out van (#1)
    If you will live like no one else, later you can live like no one else.


    2014 Lose-A-Pound-A-Week Challenge
    On September 20th - 136.4 lbs
    1st goal will be 135 lbs
    2nd goal will be 132 lbs
    3rd goal will be 130 lbs
    4th goal will be 128 lbs
    5th goal will be 126 lbs

    September No Spend Challenge /10 No Spend Days
    21st (), 22nd (), 23rd (), 24th (), 25th (), 26th (), 27th (), 28th (), 29th (), 30th ()

    Personal
    Pay off my Mortgage
    $59,364.93 (as of October 17th, 2014 - 5 years, 6 months)
    $73,670.29 (as of December 29th, 2013 - 7 years, 0 months left)
    $94,506.12 (as of December 21st, 2012 - 9 years, 2 months left)
    $108,631.38 (as of December 3rd, 2011 - 12 years, 7 months left)
    Pay off my Line of Credit#1 - General
    $22,206.52 (as of October 3rd, 2014)
    $19,058.22 (as of July 28th, 2014)
    $10,784.38 (as of December 20th, 2013)
    $20,330.65 (as of June 7th, 2013)
    Pay off My Line of Credit #2
    $29,134.77 (as of October 3rd, 2014)
    $35,308.44 GRAND TOTAL
    Breakdown of Grand Total - see below
    $828.42 undercoating for new van
    $1,743.27 eavestrophs on our house
    $1,736.75 new walkway in the front of our house
    $31,000 van

    Winning at money is 80% behaviour and 20% head knowledge....Hey, if it were easy, every moron walking would be wealthy.
    ~Dave Ramsey

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    QM, the idea is to keep the "to do" list filled with VERY simple and easy to do little "nuisance" projects that you keep passing up, because they aren't worth the time to stop to do them. Those "I'll get to that later" kind of tasks. Cleaning out the van is pretty ambitious, if you are trying to do ten things today, and didn't start until the afternoon!
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    Speaking of which, I just finished cleaning out both my cars! (But I started at 7:30 am today!!)
    DH aka Mad Hen
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    Every time you spend money, you're casting a vote for the kind of world you want. Anna Lappe

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