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Hi Cat,

Welcome to the Board! Sounds like you've come to the right place.

My biggest worry is that we won't be able to keep it up

The line above sounds familiar. I often said things like that - mostly to myself. ("I hope I stick to my budget.") I finally realized that ditching my budget and "not keeping it up" are not things that HAPPEN to me (or you). It's something I DO. Same as jumping off the wagon, buying or leasing big-ticket items, etc.

I still make not-so-great choices. But it's very important for me to call them that - CHOICES. Not like getting struck by lightening or mugged. That honesty helped me realize I was in control of my financial fate. It was the first step on my long road.

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