I've also had an expensive couple months. I decided to treat myself to some new work clothes and shoes. I also had to buy a box spring for my bed and pay for delivery. Though, in the case of the box spring, I realized after the fact that there is a mattress store a block away from my house. I could have just bought it there and carried it home. But, that mattress store looks like a mob front, so I've always been mildly scared of it.
What I can't decide is if I feel broke because my credit card balance is higher than I would like it to be, or because I spent/saved/reallocated my entire paycheck in one day and there's nothing else coming in until tomorrow. Honestly, maybe what I really miss is playing around with my money--parceling it out into different accounts, etc. I'm not sure, and it's still early days (I've only gotten two paychecks), but I feel like I'm holding my breath.
Anyone out there get paid monthly and know how do deal with it? Any suggestions welcome.