Spending Ban Update (1)

Well this Spending Ban business isn’t all it’s cracked up to be is it!

And yes I did give it capital letters. It needs to be addressed properly seeing as it’s taking over my life so much.

Firstly I have to say that I haven’t really broken the ban, so pat on the back for me!

I’ve had a few close calls however.

I lost my head phones one day and thought i was going to have to purchase another pair. 100 days without music to and from work, every journey, the gym and also going to sleep just isn’t a life worth living and technically doesn’t come under our spending ban.

Luckily for me in my drunk state on New Year’s Eve, for some reason I tidied everything away and put them all in ‘safe places’ where sober me didn’t know! I did however find them eventually.

I have bought a magazine, and it is actually a fitness magazine which I’m hoping will spur me onto the gym more often.

So far I have successfully eaten the free cereal bar that came with it this month (Nakd bars anyone?!) and only had a quick flick, but I’m sure I’ll be hooked soon enough.

I have bought some fruit and some drinks in work due to hunger pangs and running out of my drink which I think is acceptable in any body’s books!

Lastly I have also bought toothpaste which I’m sure you’ll all agree is perfectly acceptable and definitely not on the ‘banned’ list.

So really I’ve been angelic?! I’m not quite sure how this has happened.

I have had an interview for a new job last week which I successfully got and as it was within the company I finished one job Saturday and started the new one Monday, which was lovely to have 1 day off to prepare myself and get all my crap sorted!!! Russsssssssssssh.

Never mind eh!

I assume it’s because I’ve been so busy that I haven’t had time to think about shopping yet.

I have also received my second credit card bill for Christmas which is a little daunting the say the least and have been trying to beat the bulge at the gym in my spare time.

Another thing I’ve been hooked on at the moment is reading (Game of Thrones series if anyone’s interested) which is a shock to me as I thought it would take me ages to get back into it after uni.

So there’s a quick update for you, and I’ve completely lied.

….the reason I’m still ok with not buying anything is because I went completely wild in the sales and stuff has still been appearing in the post even this week!

Haaaaaaaaa, whoops.

So look out for my next post which will either be finished tonight or tomorrow morning with my sale buys.

Have you gone wild in the sales?? 

Send me links to your posts if you have!

I figured as long as it was before the ban it didn’t count…..right??!


L xxx


  1. Essjay23x
    January 10, 2013 / 2:59 pm

    Good thinking!!! 😉

  2. Marvelle
    January 10, 2013 / 3:04 pm

    You've had a really good week! Well done 🙂 I'm finding it a little harder as the days go on but hopefully that will pass 🙂

  3. Melissa B
    January 11, 2013 / 6:01 pm

    🙂 my drunken self also hides things from my sober self! It's a bit rediculous really. It's as if they are not the best of friends or something. Which book are you on in the game of thrones series? I started them last year, but then stopped because my husband was also reading them and he wanted to catch up to me. One year later and I'm still waiting!? I think I might continue with out him. I'm on the 4th or 5th book- I don't even remember.

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