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Ahhh sorry for the delay, life has been that busy. Poor baby pug had severe eczema which resulted in a skin infection from all her scratching... then she developed thrush due to the antibiotic and now...has a slight fever (hopefully due to her 4 month shots yesterday). Thus, have been dealing with many MD visits, trips to the pharmacy, and an uncomfortable baby (she has been a trooper through it all, moreso than her parents). I just want her to be happy and healthy... we had to switch her to an expensive hypoallergenic formula which seems to be helping, fingers crossed.

I also started to give Momma Pug informal child support but I am going through custody proceedings which will formalize that soon. I have started dating again and courting can be expensive as well.

On the bright side, I am chugging away at my E-Fund goal and it stands at $2,644. Plus, my bonus will be on my March 26th paycheck. The amount is still unknown but I suspect it will range between 5 to 10k. The majority of this will be placed in my E-fund.

Met half of my immediate goals for 2010. I was able to pay off property taxes without tapping into my personal escrow account to start building my E-Fund. However, I was not able to complete my tax prep quite yet but about 90% there.

Proudest cost savings moves:
- Got my high speed internet bill cut down to save $100 over 6 months time.
- Coworker was paying $225 a month for cable and internet! 1 call from me saved him $600 over 6 months.

My immediate goal for March:
- Finish my taxes
- Nurse Baby Pug back to 100% health.

Intermediate goal remains to establish an E-fund for 3 months.

Hope everyone else is doing well... I've noticed that it's pretty dead around here without me stirring the pot :)

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