Or 'where are you going?' - in other words, where am I going next with all this?
A while ago I had a bit of a ponder about next steps.
I want to carry on but I also want to (need to) start using up stuff in the freezer that doesn't work with a pound a day. After asking around and being given some extremely helpful suggestions (thanks - you know who you are), this is what I'm going to do.
The name at the top will change. It's now going to be My 5-2 Budget Challenge.
Actually, the only difference is a pound.
On weekdays I am going to stick with a pound a day. It's going great, I've got used to it, I'm saving a ton and losing weight. What's not to like?
At the weekend, my budget will leap to a lavish £1.50 a day.
Breakfasts and lunches will remain the same - a max of 20p and 30p respectively.
Dinners can go up to £1.00. I'm not going to be silly about it, my meals will still be well balanced (I hope) and won't be wasteful but it means I can have things like lasagne now and again and a fresh pepper can go on the shopping list from time to time.
I will still use apfs and, if my weekend spends are within a pound, I will call it a pound rather than £1.50 for carrying forward purposes.
Saturday is the last day of this current cycle. On Sunday morning I will do the end of cycle weigh-in before having a day off-challenge and starting the new one next Monday which will finish at the end of April.
The number crunching will be a bit tricky - I think I will have to have two separate systems going - I must do something so there's clear accountability.
End of ramble. It does help to think out loud; thanks for listening.