Half the month is over and I have only spent $186 on food including groceries and eating out. I have all my groceries and sparkling water bought for the next week. I think I’ve done well with sticking to my new lower budget. It hasn’t been easy though, I’ve had to deny myself smoothies at work and today I passed the cupcake shop up.
This week my meetup group is eating at Fuddruckers and that place isn’t expensive. I met a lady at a coffee shop yesterday so I’ve already eaten out once this week, I spent $10 on frozen coffee and cheesecake. I have $15 left in my budget for eating out this week so I will use that at Fuddruckers on Wednesday.
I haven’t gained or lost weight in 3 weeks. Been maintaining at 277 lbs. I’m on my period this week, so I feel a little bloated. Hopefully I will drop a couple of pounds once my period is over.
As far as overall shopping. I didn’t do that great but it’s not as bad as in the past. I bought 2 pair of shoes that totaled $46 and I also bought some face oil from Target that cost $24, what I spent a chunk on was a 3 month match.com subscription for $52. It was a good deal but I definitely didn’t have that money in my budget. I bought some necklaces from H&M and Forever 21 for $28, I bought a deck of cards for $10 because I started a card group with some girls I met on next-door.com, and then I bought 6 belts from Torrid for $14 which I thought was a great price. So that’s like $175 that I spent that was not in my budget. I’ve done worse in the past, but I gotta get this miscellaneous spending way down. So to compensate for what I spent, I am not getting my hair done for two months, thats $150 savings and I am not getting a manicure, but i am in desperate need of a pedicure. Can’t have nasty looking feet in the summer. I’ll probably go get that tomorrow. I also cut out the cleaning lady for my bathroom for awhile. It sucks but I gotta save money.