Tag Archives: self-control

Where’s my money going?

21 Jun

I have been tracking my spending and I am shocked! I guess I didn’t realize what I was spending my money on… but that was the purpose of this exercise, wasn’t it? It has only been 2 full weeks and I feel like I’ve already overspent (assuming half of the monthly budget… not that I’ve spent a month’s worth in 2 weeks.) I still don’t feel as though I’m excessive with my luxuries, but I do understand how many luxuries I have. Things like doggy daycare…


But how can I sacrifice her comfort for my lack of self-control? Continue reading



7 Jun

Although I can’t pronounce it, the Lindt Stracciatella truffle is probably my favorite chocolate treat. I don’t even like white chocolate, even tried with pink peppercorns as a Boston Chocolatier had once recommended. For some reason, though, Continue reading

Indulgence, Synonyms: luxury, extravagance, pleasure, treat

6 Jun
This blog is about self-control and goal setting. I realize that I, like everyone else, have two options. I can make steps towards change and goals, or I can continue to live life as I have been, an indulgent mess of reckless spending and consuming. As much as I talk/think/obsess about losing weight and getting out of debt, year after year, the numbers on the scale and in the bank account are relatively constant. Why? Because I have no self-control and a lack of direction. I have not set any goals or set myself up to succeed at these enormous tasks in any way. I hope that this blog will keep me accountable, to myself first and foremost. I am unsure how any blog gets readers/followers, so I won’t worry about that right now.