Here is the insane part. I did a very sketchy
I can hear you all saying, but Betty aren't PF blogger supposed to use things like Quicken,Mint, or some fabulous spreadsheet. The truth of the matter is there is a segment of us that don't. I fall into that segment.
Part of me just did not or could not face up to my spending. I had all my bills paid, had my needs taken care of, and was able to get some wants. It was the excessive wants that did me in this past May.
The Mess of May did disturb me. I took out my frustrations in my life by spending money and even by keeping all my receipts and looking at them, I still really did not have a true sense of where I spent my money. Actually, I did not want to admit to myself where and what I spent my money on. I was keeping my head in the sand, so to speak.
I need to take the next few giant steps in my bouncing back from bankruptcy stage. The next steps will make or break my progress.
I need to become more aggressive about saving money. It could be paying myself first, it could be curbing my spending and then taking the extra money and putting it into my Credit Union account.
I need to be better about a
I need to stop rationalizing my choices and not just talking the talk, but walking the walk.
Maybe, just maybe, this will be one way to stop feeling so stuck and to continue to bounce back.