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How do I discipline myself to keep from using that one remaining card?

This is not an original idea of mine by far, but I thought it was pretty good...

Put it in a bowl of water and freeze it. When you think you're ready to use it, take it out and let it thaw NATURALLY. Chances are, that item you wanted so badly before won't be so tempting after you wait...


Can I make a confession?

Years ago, during my first run-up on my cards, I tried this method...it didn't work. I was actually putting the bowl of frozen water in the microwave to get 'em out faster! After I used them, I'd freeze 'em back up, and then go get 'em again!

What an idiot I was! Though it makes me *chuckle* now, I still remember that feeling of desperation to get the cards...it's a much nicer feeling not to be in that position. Trust me.

mike
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