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  1. Freaking out

    by , 01-21-2009 at 06:22 PM
    Bad enough with all my health issues, and dh's ALS, now they think he's got something else major going on. . . heavy duty tests planned on Friday. . .

    It just never stops.
  2. Rethinking grocery challenge!

    by , 01-21-2009 at 02:08 PM
    After 3 weeks trying to keep to the $50 a week I am running into a problem... I can't take advantage of loss leaders as much as I like.... for example when chicken was $1 a pound I only could buy what I could spare from $50 and so I end up losing in the long run....and I am slowing diminishing my stockpile in some things (like I can't afford to spend $20 on olive oil or $50 on bulk wheat kernals even though in the long run I would save money KWIM?)

    So I have decideed to start with ...

    Updated 01-21-2009 at 02:23 PM by hollyhill

  3. I did it!! I cut 'em up!

    by , 01-21-2009 at 12:52 PM (Travelling on the frugal path to Freedom)
    Ok, after much self-debate, I have decided to do the fund transfer, this will pay off that darn card in just a couple months now.

    AND I CUT THAT SUCKER UP! Once the mortgage is renewed, I will close it. Don't need my rating adversely affected prior. But a nice $0 balance will look nice to them So it closes Jan '10.

    I also cut up my other $0 balance card! I don't want to ever use that one again. Again, I'll close it in Jan '10.

    Now it's time to plan a budget ...
    Debt Reduction
  4. 21st Jan

    by , 01-21-2009 at 10:43 AM (Frugal Lifestyle? Can I Keep Up With Myself)
  5. 01/20/2009 - P.H.A.T. Chick Journal

    by , 01-20-2009 at 11:38 PM
    I gave myself yesterday off, for the federal holiday.

    Today was a great day, especially since I had to get in early to get to a meeting.

    I did everything right. I got up early and did 30 minutes on the treadmill while watching "What Not to Wear." I had a bowl of oatmeal with rice milk and a few cups of water while getting ready for work.

    Dressed in business casual and French-braided my hair. Drank one cup of coffee while getting ready. ...

    Updated 01-20-2009 at 11:38 PM by madhen

    Fat Hen to P.H.A.T. Chick