I was determined to make this week a week of low spendage, especially after last week but I didn’t manage, far from it in fact. Firstly my mobile phone stopped letting me make or receive phone calls unless I had the speaker on and there’s some conversations you just don’t want the world to hear when you’re in the middle of Tesco’s. Therefore I had to get an upgrade, it seems that current events have gotten the best of me as of late too…
Monday 13th January – Nothing.
Tuesday 14th January – I’ve had a lot of things going on and as a result my plate has had lots on it. As a result the emotional crutch that I’ve tried so hard to avoid has once again stuck it’s nicotine stained claws into me and I bought a packet of cigarettes which cost £7.70. I also needed a lighter 90p. Great eh?
Wednesday 15th January – Nothing.
Thursday 16th January – This is the day I finally had enough with regards to my mobile. A short trip to the phone shop and I had a brand new iPhone 5s and had to pay £49.99 upfront. I also needed a new screen protector and cover as my one from my iPhone 4 are too fat now. I bought this bling one from eBay for £5.99. Since I’m running out of ideas as to what I can make in the house and emotional drainage making me unmotivated to do pretty much nothing at home I ended up buying lunch too £4.10. A bad day really.
Friday 17th January – It’s my birthday next week and since the Kurt Geiger shoes from last week were far too high for me (I gave them to a friend who I’ll know will make them her bitch) I ended up buying a dress (£25.44) and a replacement pair of heels (£54.94 – In fairness I have wanted these FOR YEARS) for when I go out in a fortnights time. I think totally unnecessary but these are staple items that I’ll get lots of wear out of therefore feel semi-justified. Plus did I mention it was my birthday soon???
Saturday 18th January – I bought V and I a meal from M&S after work (£15.61) and some fags (£7.70). I could have probably done without but my nerves are still shot and after all the shit I’ve had to pick the scab from and go through this week I felt we both needed a treat, especially since V has proven himself a rock as of late. Plus I figured it would be cheaper than a takeaway.
Sunday 19th January – Nothing.
So yeah. Out of all the above I pretty much feel justified in buying the phone, the dress and the shoes. The fags would probably come next. I am pretty much livid with myself for letting things get to me that much but I’m sure once it’s all over as will my useage of them also. All in all a really bad week. Total Spends: £172.37. It would appear that when depressed I’m not only an emotional smoker but a shopper too. :0/