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#661 of 662 Old 08-01-2008, 11:11 PM
 
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The big difference between the fast and the no-spend challenge is that A) we are doing it together and holding each other accountable B) we are not spending money in budgeted categories (clothing, entertainment, etc.) C) We are going to use the time we would be spending on ourselves to contribute to our family, faith or neighborhood.
Wow Rachael; you go! I am intrigued, and looking forward to hearing about your financial fasting experience. The thought of personally embarking on a fast makes me extremely nervous, most likely some irrational fear of perceived deprivation. Perhaps I will gain comfort with the concept as I hear of more mamas trying it with positive results, and eventually embark on a mini-fast of my own.

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My key:

:= groceries
=gas (that gets angry face for gas prices)
=necessary spending= dh b-day, car 10k mile check up
:= unnecessary spending
:=no money left my hands

7/1-:
7/2-:
7/3-: $14.96 a new environmentally friendly water bottle
7/4-:
7/5-:
7/6-:
7/7- $42 gas (didn't fill up), : $58 groceries
7/8-:
7/9-:
7/10-:
7/11-: $52 on various items some necessary, some maybe not, $42 gas
7/12-:
7/13-:
7/14-: $1.73 on Iced Coffee
7/15-: $4.65 Iced Mocha, $22.13 dinner out, $25 dvd
7/16- $10 gas on cc (to get me thru til Friday payday)
7/17-: $1.29 Panera, $4.23 Subway, $8.00 Mexican rest. $63.85 oil change, $86.49 DH b-day present
7/18-: $6 lunch, $32 Circuit City, $50 gas
7/19-:
7/20-:
7/21-:
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7/23-:
7/24- $30 gas/ $10 dress alteration/: $50 mani/pedi, $7.42 bkfst and lunch out/ $19.58 Kmart/$2.65 PBS obligation/$4.31 Subway (for the car ride up to NY so we don't have to stop for fast food)/: $29.44 Bi-Lo
7/25- $50 gas for trip to NY (12 hour drive)
7/26-:
7/27-:
7/28- $53.53 gas for trip home
7/29-: $7 (approx) for "take to work lunches", so I am not tempted to eat out.
7/30-:
7/31-:

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