May 21, 2022 - You can still be thrifty without feeling cheap. The difference is in your approach, not the bottom line. Don't let yourself get all shriveled up and miserly. But do continue being tight with money.
May 22, 2022 - Someone less adaptable than you would have fallen apart long ago, or so you like to tell yourself. Hey, whatever works. You have plenty of strengths and weathering this financial storm is only one of them.