and presently feeling better about it this week a couple of weeks ago. I got a very unexpected Christmas bonus of one full paycheck that DOES NOT have to go to the bankruptcy court. I can easily finish up my Christmas shopping and not be in a strain. I've checked my budget and at the end of December I can squirrel back another $300 for hard times. Then DH gets an extra paycheck in January, so we should be doing great, baring no unexpected medical expense.
Hanging in there, one week at a time.