Health care in America, is a big scary mess. We spend more on healthcare than most, but manage to have poorer outcomes. Not good.Mindy and I are fortunate to have had excellent health. We're pushing 50, but only have to see the doctor for routine checkups. Same for our children. On top of this, we've been fortunate to have had excellent health insurance through Mindy's … [Read more...] about How I Earned $75,000 By Dumping Health Insurance Without Losing Healthcare (or peace of mind)
It’s Never Too Early for New Year’s Resolutions: Want to Step Out With MY Gang?
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today.If you've been keeping up with my antics, you'll remember that this year has seen me run a 5K in January, a half marathon in May, and just last week Mr. 1500 and I rode RAGBRAI with Mr. Waffles on Wednesday (and Mrs. WoW providing support), Big Ox, Little Bird, and several people we met at Chautauqua last fall.But careful observers will … [Read more...] about It’s Never Too Early for New Year’s Resolutions: Want to Step Out With MY Gang?
Fitness, Frugality, and FIRE
At the age of 45, I'm healthier than I've been in decades. My weight is about 155, a two-decade low. Yesterday I ran a 5k faster than I've ever run one before. It's all because of FIRE.About The Time A Friend Said FIRE Would Kill MeWhen I first discovered FIRE way back in 2012, I embraced it almost immediately. I say "almost" because I thought Mr. Money Mustache was … [Read more...] about Fitness, Frugality, and FIRE