My August Fitness Challenge is over. Today, I'll tell you how I did, but first, something else... One of the biggest questions Americans have about early retirement is health insurance: Health insurance is expensive!My insurance is so great at work!What if I get sick? Early Retirement And Health I have a friend who likes to drive massive vehicles. He states that … [Read more...] about The Best Health Insurance
After going nuts over the summer, I’m hitting the diet and exercise hardcore. I’m three weeks in and this is update #3. You know when you're progressing really good towards a goal and then BOOM!, you screw it up? Yeah... So, that happened. As a result, my weight is up .2 pounds this week: Not good, but I'm not one to embrace absolutes either. Abstinence … [Read more...] about August Fitness Challenge Update #3: Balance
After going nuts over the summer, I’m hitting the diet and exercise hardcore. I’m two weeks in and this is update #2. To Step Or Not To Step... Last year, I walked 6,685,801 steps or about 18,318 per day. As pf 8/14, I've walked 4,331,839 or about 19,252 steps per day. Despite my increased number, I've been trying to walk less. Stepping out in 2018 Last year when I … [Read more...] about August Fitness Challenge Update #2: More Steps Or More Lettuce?
After going nuts over the summer, I'm hitting the diet and exercise hardcore. I'm one week in and this is update #1. I let myself go a little bit over the summer. Even on a 400-mile bicycle ride, it's hard to stay strong when pie and cake are stalking you at every corner: Now that I'm back at home, the temptations are gone. In our refrigerator, we have lettuce, tofu, … [Read more...] about August Fitness Challenge Update #1: Down 6 Pounds
My main goal* was to build an investment and cash portfolio of $1,120,000* in 1500 days**, starting from 1/1/2013 and ending in February of 2017. I made my goal in 2016, my 1500 Days are over, and I’ve left my job. In the interest of openness, I’ll continue to share my numbers. Perhaps the greatest quality that allows me to have a successful FIRE … [Read more...] about July Performance Update (Day 2404): The Superior Advantage Of Inferior Taste