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June 20th, 2013 at 07:04 am

Last night was my final in my summer Economics class and she already posted our final grade--I earned an A-!!! That makes me very, very happy. Now I have a small break until my other summer class starts up. I plan on going to the library tonight and get a few pleasure reading books to enjoy. Ahhhh. Bliss.

I haven't spent any money since Saturday. I was tempted last night to get a little something to celebrate the end of class, but I just drove on home. I think being a homebody is the easiest way to save money. I just want to go home, so I don't spend money. Our internet is acting up, so I can't even shop online. If I was out and about, I'm positive I would spend money. Even a little bit.

Lately it feels like all I do is go for a run, go to work, go to class, and do homework. It makes the end of the class even sweeter to not have homework hanging over my head. I was just thinking that it would be nice to have something to look forward to. Even a small vacation. Wait, have I already said that once? Probably. I think it is important to have something in life to look forward to. If I was completely free, I would totally plan something every year to look forward to. Something kinda big, like a road trip out west, or a trip to Paris. Just having something on the calendar. Not necessarily "I already bought the tickets" but "we are definitely going to Hawaii in February 2015." Something to plan for. Something to look forward to. Although 2015 might be too far away for what I'm thinking.

It looks like my lawyer bill will be paid off in July and then I can work on some of my other financial goals. I want to donate more ($1000 total for the year). I want to build my savings back up ($2500 by the end of the year). I should add those goals to my sidebar.

My Weight Watchers quest is still going strong. I am on my 3rd week of following it closely. I have learned that I am one of the unlucky ones that can't really go over my daily points. Can't use my activity points, can't go into the extra weekly points they give you. Bummer. I often joke that I run to be able to eat french fries. Not too many french fries in my future right now!

I plan on going grocery shopping tomorrow. I have a list. I would like to go on my lunch hour and ride the bus, but I'm afraid I might have too big of a list to do that. We'll see. I might try it anyway! It will definitely make me stick to my list then!

5 Responses to “Wooohoooo!!!!”

  1. Beawealthywarrior Says:

    Great job on getting that "A"!

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    Congrats on the A!!

  3. My English Castle Says:

    Nice job on those goals! An A in Econ is something to be really proud of!

  4. LuckyRobin Says:

    Nice grade in a hard subject.

  5. snafu Says:

    Good on you, getting an A in Economics is a really big deal. Atta girl! What course is next up? I think you can cope with groceries on the bus so long as you take a sturdy tote and only buy items that are light weight like salad makings, strawberries or preferred seasonal fruit. Skipping those frozen, full of chemicals Lean Cuisine type, expensive, boxes reduces weight. Many of the 'WW Power Foods' like Quino and dried barley are easy to cook, absorbing whatever flavor you chose.

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