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Big chunk of debt gone! etc.

December 7th, 2010 at 08:40 am

My extra payment, using my dad's gift, to one of AS's student loans went through. $2120 to principal! That makes it $2900 down, $100 to go on my December debt repayment goal.

Our Roth IRA money is finally showing up in those accounts; $3000 apiece. I feel so grown-up!

Last night we got a packet of questionnaires to fill out for our Friday meeting with the lawyer. The letter said they wanted it back by Dec. 6! We started going through them, but there are lots of big questions to answer, so I wrote to him saying we needed another day. Plus, the forms are geared toward couples, so some of the questions are confusing to try and answer. For instance, I have joint assets with AS and some with NT, and our checking account is in all three of our names. So there are going to be lots of scribbled notes trying to explain everything!

We got to preview the photos from our session with our friend and pick our favorite ones. They're so great! We picked out a couple for making holiday cards and other gifts for our families, and we'll probably get a few more later just for ourselves. I'll post one as soon as I get the final retouched version.

We went out for our anniversary dinner (a bit late) last night. I flaked on getting presents--felt so bad! So I bought all the cocktails. AA came with us and had a great time. She sat in a highchair, gnawed on a teething biscuit, charmed all the staff (including the owner), and went crazy for rice with a bit of sweet 'n' sour sauce. She's been off and on moody and refusing food and bottles, and this weekend she was kind of low-energy and had "the runs" (as my mom calls it), so I was glad she was eating and smiling. This morning she was cranky and refusing her bottle again, and now she hasn't had a poop in over 24 hours! I'm not sure what's going on with her, but the daycare lady didn't seem too worried, and I take my cue from her since she's so experienced. Anyway, she's got her regular checkup on Thursday, so if she doesn't get any worse, I think she can wait until then to see a doctor.

Blah, blah, blah -- I'm really rambling in this post! I think because I keep doing work and then coming back to it. Time to hit "Save and Publish" and be done with it. Smile

6 Responses to “Big chunk of debt gone! etc.”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    Congratulations! You are doing great. Again, nice move with your Dad's money. Smile

  2. momcents Says:

    Wow, great job!!

  3. ThriftoRama Says:

    I'm thinking the little one might be getting teeth. My littlest kind of acts that way when one is about to break through.

  4. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Good moves with your gift money. Smile

  5. Apprentice Bliss Hunter Says:

    You're doing fabulous in every department ! :-)

  6. ceejay74 Says:

    Thanks everybody! I'm glad I wasn't tempted to spend it; I'll thank myself in a few decades. Smile
    Thrift, someone else mentioned teething. What an odd symptom! Her first tooth came in with no effect on her mood, appetite, diapers, sleep or anything. But it was a front tooth; another person told me that the back ones cause more discomfort, so maybe that's what's happening now.

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