Oh, this week has nearly broken me and I ended up a big sobbing mess yesterday. It has been so busy. My kids starting school, my book being published – fabulous, emotional times and so I rushed, rushed, rushed and forget to eat properly, sleep enough and get enough fresh air and whoosh, I just crashed!
Then the unexpected bills came.
I had to move hosting – lb400! I had to buy new templates – lb160! The fence at the bottom of the garden needed repairing and the neighbour needed it done and had fencers in so we kind 0f had to agree – lb125! 2 replacement tires – lb170
I cried a bit more. I had just forked out on lots of uniform and quite a bit on marketing.
Okay, well some tough decisions, little and big, were required.
I am talking at a conference this weekend and wanted a new outfit.
I was going to get my hair and nails done for the weekend.
I was going to shop online at Tesco as usual.
Nope, I did a tight meal plan and went to Aldi.
I was going to take my kids to the circus ( hadn’t told them.)
Nope – ditched the idea and watched a funny DVD instead
Was going to turn down some low paid/dull work because I was so tired
Nope, did it anyway and was grateful.
Saving money and getting by is all about good decisions.
Next week will be better.
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