August Debt Reduction Progress: $1,629.11

Debt Reduction August 2017

Debt reduction in August was on track, nothing remarkable.  It was a month of just holding on for dear life, so I’m content with any amount of progress. Parent PLUS debt down: $809.47 Mortgage lowered:  $819.64 Overall debt reduction:  $1,629.11 The highlight of the month is that Parent PLUS loan #4 has finally dropped into … [Read more…]

All The Things I Can’t Wait To Do When I Start Working Less

Starting next week, my schedule at my part-time retail job will be greatly reduced from about 26 hours a week to 12. I. can’t. wait. I literally have not seen my home for the past 3 weeks except to sleep.  I have sooooo many things I want to do with all this time I’ll have. … [Read more…]

Better Today

Tainted Tiara

Last night, the breakdown that I wrote about earlier in the day continued.  My boyfriend was coming over for dinner with his kids.  It was the first time the kids and I had seen each other since their father suddenly moved them out.  I was not looking forward to it.  My mood was so foul … [Read more…]

There’s Something I Need…

What Do I Need?

So, my damaged man is mostly back to normal, proclaiming his love for me, happily ever after, all that bullshit. Apparently, he’s taken his proverbial meds and pulled out his tattered copy of “How to be a Good Boyfriend” and said everything he needed to say…almost. He doesn’t want to live with me.  Actually, let … [Read more…]