Sarah’s Spending Fast Update: Rolling with the Punches

Sarah's Spending Fast Update: Rolling with the Punches | AndThenWeSaved.com

Hey guys! How are you all doing? I’ll be honest — September and October were rough for me. We had a death in the family, unexpected health issues, and other changes in our lives. I feel like I got hit hard across the jaw with a killer right hook. Ouch! But I guess that’s life. You learn to roll with the punches and do what you can. I am happy to report things seem to be moving up. So here’s hoping November pays off more than September and October did.

Having said that, let’s see how I did:

Credit Cards/Personal: $1,208.13 (down from $4,998.93)
Medical: $2,808.75 (down from $4,521.62)
Student Loans: $25,206.48 (down from $26,000.56)

So, that’s $1,439.47 over the past two months. That’s not bad, right? Not quite what I wanted, but that’s okay. I know I got emotional and fell off the wagon a few times. But, hey, I’m human. Things happen and sometimes we react in less than stellar ways. I’m not here to judge or condemn myself, nor would I do the same to you. I think that’s just human nature. The good news is I did pay off that high-interest debt, which is awesome! I need to stay positive and focus on the little changes I have made so far. And paying off a high-interest debt is a phenomenal change!

I’m keeping my eye on the prize and pushing forward. What’s done is done. Today is a new day and a new opportunity to get back on track. You and I? We got this!

To see all of Sarah’s Spending Fast journey posts click on her name at the top of the post, and to follow all of the Spending Fasters click here.

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  1. Rachel McNeil

    I’m sorry for your loss and for the challenging time life has thrown at you just lately, you should be very proud what you have achieved. Sending a hug to you over the Internet and pond xx

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  2. Darlene Wilson

    I love your positivity through the tough times. You have made awesome progress, and should be SO PROUD of yourself. Remember you are an inspiration!

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