For better or worse (mostly worse), external pressures tend to shape our personalities. This coercion comes from:Our careers: You need to impress Bob if you want the promotion!Our neighbors: Look at our new SUX 6000! You should get one too!Family: You sister (insert one: moved out, had a baby, got a new job, got straight A). When are you going to be more like her?Friends: … [Read more...] about Who Are You Really?
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today.I'm writing this a bit late (Wednesday morning) because I wanted to weigh in this morning before posting.I'm FINALLY seeing a very small amount of success. I've lost the same 2-3 pounds about 17 times since I started this journey, which is very discouraging to be down, have a beer over the weekend, and then be right back where you … [Read more...] about Mrs. 1500’s Half Marathon Update – SMALL Success Episode
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today, making one of those awful, end-of-year jokes.This will be my last running update of the year. We're traveling during Christmas and New Year's, and attending CampFI Southeast Week One, which is sold out.Week Two, however, still has a few tickets available - and some pretty awesome guest speakers. (Can't make it to these weekends? There are … [Read more...] about Mrs. 1500’s Last Half Marathon Update of the Year
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today to update you on the Joint-Effort Minimalism Challenge that Mrs. Waffles on Wednesday and I are participating in.You can follow along daily on Instagram at OfficialMrs.1500 and wafflesonwednesday or on Twitter at @mrs1500 and @wafflesonwed. The Week in Donating So far, I've tossed (donated, really) a frog enclosure, a pair of mittens that no … [Read more...] about Minimalist Challenge Update: A Good Start
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today. Let's talk about money.We have been blogging for exactly 4 years today. Mostly Mr. 1500, but I pop in from time to time to share my views or ask a question.Our life has changed substantially in those 4 years. We downsized our house, joined the Double Comma Club, fell out of the Double Comma Club, bounced in and out of it for a while - and will … [Read more...] about Get Comfortable Talking About Money