"It did not feel good that I was spending all of my money and that I was not moving toward any of my goals," Cait, said. "Or even at the end of every month, I could not even say that I felt good about where all my money was going."
So she made what some might describe an extreme decision: she banned herself from shopping for a whole year, starting on her 29th birthday.
Flanders forbid herself from purchasing anything that she did not consider essential.
"Unless I was in some kind of situation where I absolutely needed it or had to replace something, I could not buy it," she stated.
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