I challenged myself with a No Spend Week Challenge earlier in the year to push myself a little harder to see what happens if I tried not to buy anything for a week. You can read about the rules and exceptions I had set for myself below.

Here’s how the challenge went!


I woke up early as usual and made breakfast. I made a large burrito using some salami and cheese that I found in the fridge and topped it off with scrambled eggs. Easy peasy!

Following which, I spent the rest of the morning binging on Netflix while sipping some Pu’er tea. Lunch was instant noodles with frozen dumplings found in the freezer. I spent the rest of the afternoon strolling along Bishan Park. The weather was nice and breezy. I then returned home for dinner.

First day completed with ease!


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