Tag: Money

My Money Story: Part VIII

My Money Story: Part VIII

June 27, 2018 For many, selling college textbooks back to the bookstore at the end of the quarter is a rite of passage. But, despite my enthusiasm in having someone hand me cash to get rid of a book that caused me unmeasurable stress and […]

My Money Story: Part VII

My Money Story: Part VII

June 26, 2018 Selling things is becoming addicting.  This may be due, in part, to the fact that I’ve had some of this stuff for years, giving me just enough distance from the original purchase to forget how much I ACTUALLY paid for it.  So […]

My Money Story: Part VI

My Money Story: Part VI

June 23, 2018 I started packing today. It was completely unintentional.  I was trying to organize things to figure out what I could take up to my aunt and uncle’s early, just to get it out of the house. It just so happened there was a […]

My Money Story: Part V – How to Sell Your Things

My Money Story: Part V – How to Sell Your Things

June 17, 2018 Remember when I threw out the idea of getting a storage unit so that I didn’t have to deal with my emotional inability to get rid of my mattress and sofa? It’s NOT happening. Why?  Because assuming I was to stay at my […]

How to Get Rid of Sentimental Clutter

How to Get Rid of Sentimental Clutter

Sentimental clutter is much easier to talk about when you’re not in the thick of it, which is why I am writing this post as a reflection on My Money Story instead of what I was dealing with during my move. In the spirit of full […]

My Money Story: Part IV

My Money Story: Part IV

June 16, 2018 Now, on to part 3 of my plan – sell everything. Fortunately, the hoarder tendencies from my teen years dissipated when I started moving apartments every year or so. I got so sick of lugging extra crap around that I wasn’t actually […]

My Money Story: Part II

My Money Story: Part II

As any Type-A personality would tell you, the first order of business when trying to accomplish anything is to make a plan. A detailed plan. However, my resistance to accepting my current financial situation has created a struggle between wanting to be as detailed as possible […]

My Money Story: Can I have a do-over??

My Money Story: Can I have a do-over??

I know what you’re thinking – why would a food-focused blog talk about confronting your financial issues? I’m so glad you asked 😉 Diet Confessionals is about so much more than your relationship with food. It’s about living your best life and not restricting yourself in […]