Friday, August 31, 2012

Events from this past week

These days and nights I seem to be a bit hyped up, but I am not sure why. It is not a bad thing, just an unusual thing for me these days. Well, a bit bad when I'm laying in bed and all these random budget related/moving related flood to my head and keep me up for hours. But here's what's been keeping my mind busy:

-Late last week I was kept awake considering the costs of moving that I hadn't considered before, like actually driving there, tolls (they amount to about $120!), possibly renting a U-haul if I do have that much stuff before I move, though doubtful, initial rental deposit, security deposit... anyway, my mind was going through the whole scenario of that last day in this state. It was interesting.
-I've also been considering getting another part time job, something like Tue/Thu nights. It wouldn't be anything fancy, most likely in the restaurant/service industry.
-One of my best friends asked me to be the godparent of their child. More on that later!
-Today is Friday! Can I hear a TGIF?!
-Fridays mean I get paid and zero out my account, bill-free for another 2 weeks. I have no idea why that gets me excited. I get anxious right before getting paid and then excited once it happens. It's like Christmas every 2 weeks.
-This is the first paycheck (since possibly February) that I have my personal budget all for myself and don't have to inadvertently pay something of/for my parents. So I was finally able to buy a book I've had my eyes on (only $5 for it), but that makes me happy. It's not a financial book, more like a career-type book called "The Manager's Book of Decencies". I was reading it so fast I had to put it down to make it last!
-I don't want to jinx myself, but I've been losing some weight by avoiding carbs. I'm so glad something is finally going right! Last I checked, I was a full 10lbs off in the scale.
-It's about 60-90 days before I can get rid of "my" first debt and pay off the car. I am really looking forward to that.

I'll leave it at that for now. Hope you all have a great holiday weekend coming up! Stay safe!

11 comments:

  1. I'm super happy that it's Friday! And even more happy that it's a 3 day weekend. Congrats on losing 10 pounds!

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  2. Congratulations on the 10 pounds.

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  3. Congrats on the weight loss and the upcoming debt pay off.
    And do I have to say congrats on keeping your personal $ for yourself?lol

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    1. You could. I know I did! It feels like some sort of achievement...

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  4. Sounds like things are going well! :) Congrats on the 10lbs!!!

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  5. Looks like things are going great for you!

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  6. Sounds like you are on a great track right now. Yay you!

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  7. You have been climbing out of this pit for a long time. I can see why you are excited. I am very proud of you.

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  8. wow!!!! lots of exciting stuff in this post!!!! that's awesome

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  9. Are you willing to divulge which state you're moving from and which state you're moving to?? I hope you are moving somewhere with good public transit LOL

    Well done on the weight loss and the PF progress too :)

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  10. Great job on the weight loss!!

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