Saved $4 on Parking At the Hospital

So I got my mother to the hospital today for the initial checkup and they decided to admit her because she was dehydrated. The parking for the entire day was $4 and I was going to pay this when I ended up talking to the valet. He sympathised with me and gave me a free pass for the day so I ended up saving the $4 on parking today. Mother is going through a rough time (and so am I) so please keep us in your prayers. She has...

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Tracking My Finances In June: Day 4 (Mom in the hospital edition)

Welcome to How I Save Money and tracking of income and expenses for the month. Income for the month to date: $12.68 Expenses for the month to date: $87.84 Net effect: -$75.16 I ended up spending $30.84 on phone cards (of which I have only used about $10) to make long distance (out of the country) calls to my mother. She called to tell me that she is in the hospital and there is a good chance that she has cancer on her ovaries. This is...

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Tracking my Finances in March: Day 6

Welcome to my daily tracking of income and expenses for the month. Income for the month to date: $40.00 Expenses for the month to date: $1301.17 Net effect: -$1261.17 The expenses for the month are related mostly to rent and credit card payments. I did spend $30 on gas which is already 60% of my gas budget for the week so I really need to watch my driving for the next couple of weeks. I also made my first payment to my loan on Lending...

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Update on the Surgery

This is NOT a post about how to save money so if you get grossed out easily then you need to skip this post. The big day is quickly approaching and I guess some of you are wondering what I need surgery for. I was not going to put it out there because I felt so strangely about it, but then I was ‘outed’ by Escape Brooklyn in The Verdict: Surgery so I am letting it all hang out here. I have fibroids. Whew! There I said it. I...

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Things I learned from being in the hospital
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Things I learned from being in the hospital

Things I learned from being in the hospital: Hospital food tastes bad. Most of the food is really bland and unidentifiable. I know that they do this because of all the dietary needs of different people and I really did not expect restaurant quality food. I did find a few things that were enjoyable, like the breakfast rolls, but for the most part the food was not too appealing. Hospital food tastes good. On the other hand when you have...

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