What are your life goals?

By | June 17, 2019

I make lists to stave off the looming insanity. It’s a useful sword. Life goals Appreciate what I have while I have it. Do the things that I ought to be doing. Stop wasting so much time feeling sad. Be nice to yourself. Connect with other human beings. Give back. I also take a minute… Read More »

Did I tell you about my new job?

By | June 13, 2019

For someone who thrives with external accountability and who also brandishes a touch of depression, I found it disconcertingly easy to sink into a hole when my days boasted no structure. Oh, if I don’t make plans, nobody will actually notice if I don’t get out of bed. That’s the downside of retirement. I’m not… Read More »

What you should read next – June 2019 – “I guess some things can’t be explained, only forgiven or not.”

By | June 1, 2019

More thoughts on more books I’ve read recently! I’ve started on some of your recommendations from last month and LOVE everything you’ve suggested so far. Keep them coming! My to-read list is my motivation to keep existing. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens This is Reese Witherspoon’s book club selection. Did you know Reese… Read More »

On life as a single FI woman

By | May 27, 2019

Introverts beware of retirement I’m an introvert. When I had a job and worked weekdays at said job, I remember the glee I felt on Saturdays mornings when I had no plans. I would lay in bed and plot out my nothing of a day. Only alone can I fully recharge and relax and be.… Read More »

The six-pack-ab diet

By | May 23, 2019

Oh, six-pack. I was happy with my abs after about four months of consistent working out. More than happy. I was embracing them and high-fiving them and generally getting all up in their space. I was thrilled with my abs after seven months of consistent working out. More than thrilled. Ecstatic. Euphoric. Rhapsodic. My abs… Read More »

What you should read next – May 2019 – “You know, it’s really not that hard to put food on the table if that’s what you decide to do.”

By | May 1, 2019

I have a lot of beautiful people staring at me from my desk this month. They’re all books designed to motivate and educate on fitness. If I’m honest, I’m rather sick of self help books and it seems my reading list is brimming with mostly those. Any suggestions for good fiction thrillers? Or memoirs? Maybe… Read More »