How’s the Keto lifestyle going?

Hey y’all.  I weighed in today. In the last weight update I had just started Keto and was down 3 pounds from what I thought was my starting weight.  I thought I was starting out a 250 but I now believe my home scale was off by 5 pounds and I’m using 255 as myContinue reading “How’s the Keto lifestyle going?”

Still Knocking Out the Baby Steps

Here is my Dave Ramsey update for 2018.  I think it was a good year and I believe 2019 will be even better. I started in January 2018 with 8 debts totaling $37,875.22 and no Baby Emergency fund.  I remember being excited that I actually got to pay my January mortgage in the month ofContinue reading “Still Knocking Out the Baby Steps”

I can do it

I have never been the most self confident person.  In fact I’m the most insecure person I know so believing that I can succeed at anything has been hard.  But now I find myself succeeding more and more at things I do.  Here’s what I’m seeing: Budgeting:  I’ve tried to budget for many many years. Continue reading “I can do it”

Weight Loss Update

If you’ve read my blog at all you know that weight is an issue for me.  In the last blog I wrote about weight I weighed in on my home scale at 250.  My blood pressure was high and I was showing blood sugar numbers that put me in the borderline diabetic category. Two weeksContinue reading “Weight Loss Update”

Uhhh . . . You have how many savings accounts?

As of the time of this writing I have 7 savings accounts.  Why?  Because I’m the most undisciplined person I know.  Here’s what they’re for: #1 is our Baby Emergency Fund.  My husband has a portion of his paycheck deposited directly into this account and we never “see” it.  I’m so excited that it willContinue reading “Uhhh . . . You have how many savings accounts?”

The Phone is ringing, don’t answer it

Another honest blog about my finances. There was a point in the recent past – VERY recent – that I refused to answer the phone.  If your number was not programed into my phone I would not answer.  I was AFRAID to answer it because I knew it was someone looking for money that IContinue reading “The Phone is ringing, don’t answer it”

What about the other stuff?

This is a blog I don’t want to write. I don’t remember what weight I started the year out at but I can tell you that I weigh more now.  My scale says 250 but my doctor’s scale says 253.8.  About the same. Anyway, I went to my annual physical for my job and wasContinue reading “What about the other stuff?”

Check Up

Oh My Goodness!  Ummmmmm, Has it really been January since I’ve written a blog?  That’s a little crazy.  I was planning to keep myself accountable for reaching my goals through this blog.   I’m going to do better. Here  is where I am with my goals: Money:  We started out with nothing in our emergencyContinue reading “Check Up”

Money Mission

Well, If I were to do a mini check up on where I am in my New Year goals I would have to say no bad. I’m not exactly on track with everything but I’m chuggin’ along and am actually doing better this year than in years past. MONEY I’m excited to say that, soContinue reading “Money Mission”

Does anyone else think coffee at 3pm is a bad idea?

I’m a school bus driver.  I get up at 4:30 every morning and have been doing that for 11 years.  Imagine my dismay when, at 5:00 this morning, my eyes pop open and I’m ready to get up and do stuff.  Oh no, brain, we’re on break we can sleep late.  My brain isn’t listening.Continue reading “Does anyone else think coffee at 3pm is a bad idea?”

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