New to the board but long overdue
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|Thu, 10-20-2011 - 9:54pm|
Hi.. I'm new to the board but this is something I should have done a long time ago. I've been reading through all of your posts and finding so many familiar things about them, from the fear of how buried we are and that we can't yet see the end in sight (where I'm at now) to where I hope to be one day, with those of you who have posted victory over the insecurity and freedom from fears of living in debt of having to juggle which bills get paid and how much this month. Not being able to count the payoff in terms of weeks but instead, in months. The depression is constantly with me now, I don't know how we'll do it but I know somehow we have to.
We have over $25,000 in hospital bills, over $25,000 in taxes and pentalties, $500 in utility bills we left behind at another state, $300 in overdue bills in this state and we need to come up with rent deposits for a new apartment while still managing to pay this month's rent. We've been borrowing $200 each month to cover rent and keep saying we won't again, but then the next month gets here and we're short again.The IRS has levied my bank account and I'm sure wage garnishments aren't far behind. We've talked about