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Ok, now that the tantrum is over, let's focus.

February 1st, 2009 at 05:18 pm

Focus, focus, focus.

I think I'm getting an ulcer.

I MUST MUST MUST get current on bills. It's SO DIFFICULT with the last few months we've had and it being so slow at my main job. I got absolutely slammed at work the last week, and this upcoming week will be like that too. At least I have a backlog of work now, which is very, very good. I have a TON of work sitting on my desk right now under my laptop that I've been chipping away at all weekend. I really could use a shower, LOL!

Getting current on the bills is proving to be very hard. It's amazing how you can't pay one bill one month and it turns into an awful reverse Dave Ramsey snowball. So that's my goal this month, to try to get bills current.

I'm still very upset about the credit card interest rate hike (see last blog post) and haven't figured out what to do about that. I've been scared to open ANY bill with the fear they ALL have done that... *crosses fingers* so far, so good.

We're telling our tenant his rent is going up $50/mo. It's time. His rent is WAY too cheap. If he does decide to move, we already have a couple willing to rent the place, so I'm not too worried about that.

I have everything all together for our taxes. I think we might be getting some $$$ back, just a little. I adjusted the taxes this year so we'd take home more and not get a huge refund like we did last year. So I can't wait to get them done... the problem is that I don't have the money to get them done!!! ARGH!

I've just been trying not to think about everything and focus on work. I love being busy at work. Last week my boss asked me if she was giving me too much work and I wanted to laugh at her... I mean, we work on 100% commission, so NO, you probably CAN'T give me too much work!!! You'll never hear me complain about that!! I got some great cases to work on and Monday and Tuesday alone, when they're finished for me to get paid for them, will be in the $2000 range (usually it's not that much, but there were a LOT of lawyers involved which means I get paid a lot more) so that will help for next month.

Here's to better times ahead, my friends. I love this site and the support I get. It's so hard not being able to talk about any of this mess in real life.

5 Responses to “Ok, now that the tantrum is over, let's focus.”

  1. Ima saver Says:

    That is what we are here for!!

  2. Koppur Says:

    I hope things are going OK and get better for you. Drink some milk; it will coat your stomach and soothe the burn. Good luck!

  3. whitestripe Says:

    $50 a month isnt too bad really. our rent went up $30 a WEEK just a little while ago.

  4. minnie1928 Says:

    You mention that you want to get your taxes done to see what your refund is, why don't you do them yourself? It's much, much cheaper and if your taxes aren't super complex you should be able to handle it. I think you sound like you are heading in the right direction for everything else.

    ps-drink the milk, it does wonders :-)

  5. gamecock43 Says:

    I agree that I love this site. good luck to you getting more cases.

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