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October 26th, 2006 at 03:10 pm

I haven't posted in ages but when I get into a financial funk, my first stop is these blogs.

A lot has happened it the past month. I went back to college because I thought I wanted to go to medical school. Found out I dont like chemistry and biology isn't all that interesting to me either so I'm thinking medical school is out of the question. Am exceling in Spanish so I guess my liberal arts education from 20 years ago was the right thing to do after all.

Also talking divorce with the hubby. Things haven't been working out for quite a while so it isn't a suprise to either of us that this is happening.
I need to get my financial house in order...fast! I need $8000 to pay off a couple of debts and my regular bills this month and a whopping $50,000 to pay hubby off for his share of the equity in our house within the next couple of months. I definitely want to keep the house. I work from home, my office is here, and basically I just love the house and the location is great.

Task for today is to list an armload of old purses (Coach, Dooney, etc) on EBay. I just checked and there are 17,450 Coach listings on Ebay right now (!) I guess everyone is offloading their extraneous stuff at the same time. :I

I think Im done venting now and actually feel a little better. I'm going to make chocolate chip cookies this afternoon. I've sworn off the mall and Starbucks (and spending any money for ANYTHING except actual needs) for the time being. I figured out my "latte factor" is about $10 a day that I spend on non necessary stuff. That's $300 a month, $3,650 a year.

3 Responses to “Long Time No Post”

  1. Carolina Bound Says:

    I'm sorry to hear about your divorce. It sounds as though it is pretty amicable, so I hope that continues. And good luck with your education. You have a lot on your plate right now! Take care of yourself.

  2. tinapbeana Says:

    divorce is hard no matter how amicable, so i wish you the strength to get through this.

    50k is a lot to come up with regarding the equity. is there a possibility the settlement could include payments to your spouse for the equity until such time you are able to refinance?

  3. Ima saver Says:

    So sorry, divorce is rough, even tho you really want it. i went thru it a long time ago.

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