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  1. Thread: June purge

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    My daughter and I gave away seven of her summer...

    My daughter and I gave away seven of her summer dresses that no longer fit. That might be it for me this month since we leave on vacation in a couple of days.

    Shadowmoss, congrats on getting rid...
  2. Thread: June purge

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    You sound like a very wise stepmom. It may well...

    You sound like a very wise stepmom. It may well be that 30 years from now he flashes back to bringing you that stuff and thinks, "I can't believe I did that." It takes some of us a long, long time...
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    Thanks, everybody, for your support! It really...

    Thanks, everybody, for your support! It really helps me stay focused.

    I'm not sure how the new tax cut is affecting my paycheck because I have other things taken out - flexible spending accounts...
  4. Hi Chicken Lady and nswef! nswef, it sounds...

    Hi Chicken Lady and nswef!

    nswef, it sounds like you are doing incredibly well on the steps and writing! Congratulations!

    Chicken Lady, thanks for starting the thread. Pottery and keeping...
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    Paying Off Big Debt - June 2018

    Well, it turned out I did get a little windfall, in the form of a tax refund that was higher than expected, so I was able to reduce my debt by 37% today which felt GREAT.

    However, I still have a...
  6. Still inching along here on my new 100 days of...

    Still inching along here on my new 100 days of writing. Completed Day 15 today.
  7. Wow, nswef, congratulations! That's great! I was...

    Wow, nswef, congratulations! That's great! I was doing a little over 6,000 steps a day when my dad was visiting recently (he's on a walking regimen), and I noticed I was sleeping so much better when...
  8. Give it 100 (or 20 or 30) Challenge - May 2018

    In August 2017, a few of us were inspired by the video at the link below. It's the story of a woman who went to the gym 100 times to try to get herself out of a rut. I saw it when George Takei posted...
  9. Good going, Chicken Lady. Nswef, I think we...

    Good going, Chicken Lady.

    Nswef, I think we inspire each other. I got a fitness tracker last week. After a couple of days of only around 3,000 steps, I made it to 7,500 yesterday. Wearing it...
  10. Congratulations, nswef! That's so fantastic! ...

    Congratulations, nswef! That's so fantastic!

    And good going, Chicken Lady, on the trees!

    I've put off resuming my writing for another week. My dad's arriving today for 8 days, and I just know...
  11. Wow, nswef! Day 97! Keep it up! You're almost...

    Wow, nswef! Day 97! Keep it up! You're almost there!

    Chicken Lady, yay for progress on the farm.

    I have done no writing since I completed my 110 days because work has been super-busy. But...
  12. Give it a 100 (or 20, or 30) Challenge - April 2018

    In August 2017, a few of us were inspired by the video at the link below. It's the story of a woman who went to the gym 100 times to try to get herself out of a rut. I saw it when George Takei posted...
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    Wow, thanks, Everybody, for your support. It...

    Wow, thanks, Everybody, for your support. It means a lot.

    I should say the debt I'm tackling is credit card debt. I also have a mortgage and am in my last year of a five-year car loan. I don't...
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    Early morning, it sounds like you're making...

    Early morning, it sounds like you're making progress even if 4 hours doesn't seem much. I did 40 hours of decluttering between December and the end of February, but I think I was about 25 hours in...
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    Possibly on the tax refund. Have to see what my...

    Possibly on the tax refund. Have to see what my tax guy says.

    And also, I've been doing some extra work at my job so will get a little extra income from that.

    Mostly, though, this is not an...
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    Paying Off Big Debt - April 2018

    Hi All - I've been on this site for almost 20 years, and about 14 years ago, this site was instrumental in me getting myself to live below my means, get out of debt, and begin saving for retirement. ...
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    Ding ding ding! I actually did it! I made it...

    Ding ding ding!

    I actually did it! I made it to 110 days of writing today - I went to 110 instead of 100 because I had had some goals for longer writing sessions that I hadn't met yet.

    Wow. ...
  18. Thread: March Purge

    by ejchase
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    Returned four shirts I bought to the store. New...

    Returned four shirts I bought to the store. New total for month: 15.
  19. Thread: March Purge

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    Thanks for starting this, rosarugosa! Took...

    Thanks for starting this, rosarugosa!

    Took eleven hand-me-downs from my daughter to a friend's daughter (with my daughter's permission) - clothes and books.
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    That's fantastic, nswef! I feel like we are all...

    That's fantastic, nswef! I feel like we are all such a good influence on each other! :)
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    Hi All, Here's an update on my situation: as...

    Hi All,

    Here's an update on my situation: as you may remember, I decided to go to 110 because I had committed to 10 two-hour writing sessions and 30 one-hour sessions within my 100, and I had...
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    Good going, Chicken Lady!

    Good going, Chicken Lady!
  23. 10-15 More Hours of Decluttering Using Flylady's Timer Method - March 2018

    Hi All,

    I did a big push of 40 hours of decluttering in December through March using Flylady's timer method, and I won't have time to make a similar push again until the summer. But I do need to...
  24. Yup, rosarugosa, deadlines really help!

    Yup, rosarugosa, deadlines really help!
  25. Hi All, I finally finished my 40 hours last...

    Hi All,

    I finally finished my 40 hours last week, just before my houseguests came. The handyman showed up and hung the mirror and pictures in the guest room, fixed the slats that had fallen out...
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