Four Thousand Dollars Later, the Wait is Nearly Over [UPDATED]

Tomorrow is the vote.

In the past 8 weeks we have been hustling; hard. I’ve picked up two new side jobs — one tending bar and one doing freelance visual effects while The Wife has worked diligently turning last year’s October debacle into a pillar of savings.

In the last two months we have added four grand to our emergency fund and paid the bare minimum on our remaining debt.

By this time tomorrow we’ll know if we will need it to live on while I look for my new career or if we get to drop it on the last credit card.

Thanks for hanging with us. You’ll be the first to know.

the Dad

Update: No: 135, Yes: 87. Sigh of relief and tomorrow morning $4,000 goes right on to our last debt!!


9 Responses to this post.

  1. jpkittie's Gravatar

    Posted by jpkittie on 10/27/10 at 2:35 am

    Good Luck to you!!!! $4 k – fantastic!!! hope you can use it on the debt ;)

  2. Mysti's Gravatar

    Posted by Mysti on 10/27/10 at 3:15 am

    Glad to see you back. Sending all my positive vibes to you all.

  3. Gramps's Gravatar

    Posted by Gramps on 10/27/10 at 2:37 pm

    Oh wow, oh wow….I can hardly wait…..either way it’s going to be wonderful…you just need to be shown what path is next…..isn’t life a fantastic journey? And to travel these paths with such loving joyfilled ladies…..you lucky little cruton! (family)

    Love, Gramps

  4. Gramps's Gravatar

    Posted by Gramps on 10/27/10 at 8:29 pm

    Hooray, hooray….it’s yet another wonderful day !!!!! Let the debt dwindle…..Hooray, hooray !!!!!!

    Gramps

  5. Long Distance Buddy's Gravatar

    Posted by Long Distance Buddy on 10/28/10 at 8:51 am

    I’m so stoked for y’all!

  6. Sharon's Gravatar

    Posted by Sharon on 10/28/10 at 11:29 am

    SO GLAD TO HEAR THE NEWS!!! You guys were allstars, and now you know you can do it if you need to!!!

  7. YosemiteGal's Gravatar

    Posted by YosemiteGal on 10/29/10 at 4:22 am

    God is Good! Congratulations, you’re be on Baby Step 3 in no time.

  8. Karyn's Gravatar

    Posted by Karyn on 11/17/10 at 1:03 pm

    Congrats on being able to make the big move!

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