Monthly Archives: January 2011

Help From Beyond (my banruptcy story part 5)

So I’m at the lowest of lows…my bank account is empty and so am I.  My self-confidence is all but gone.  It’s been two years of struggling and juggling. And I hate what I have become. Worse, I fear what … Continue reading

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Emotional Barriers to Cleaning the Slate (my bankruptcy story part 4)

By 2009 it was clear that I was headed for difficult times. A missed payment here, a late payment there, and interest rates that soared from 4.7 or even 11.2 to 28-29%. I lived off my credit cards so that … Continue reading

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New Family–New Expenses (my bankruptcy story Part 3)

It’s 2006 and I’m 46 years old. Never been married. Never wanted kids. You might even call me kidaphobic. I love animals…from afar.  I am deathly allergic to cats and I am highly allergic to dogs. I’m a few months … Continue reading

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Keeping Afloat–my bankruptcy story (part 2)

If you have ever started a new business you know the adrenalin rush of ideas that swirl within your mind. So much to do, so little time…and often not enough money. My business coach told me early on, “Plan your … Continue reading

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It Isn’t Just About the Money….my bankruptcy story

Denial. That’s how it started. No, I’m okay…it’ll work itself out…I’ll be fine. No worries. Truth is, I was plenty worried, but the idea of bankruptcy was so foreign to me…no not foreign, appalling…no worse than that…it was beneath me, … Continue reading

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