My partner and I are members of an informal cycling club. We were introduced to the gang last spring through a woman at my work, and we’ve been hooked ever since. We only manage to make it to about a third of their planned rides (they typically meet twice a week), but we always have […]
I have been harried these past few weeks, frantically working my way through several long days. I haven’t had a lot of time to spend with my partner, or with myself, for that matter. I almost let this most lovely time of year get away from me, but yesterday I was reminded of why I […]
I have been in my job for all of two days and I can see that it’s going to have a significant impact on my financial situation. Here is a list of some of the biggies:
A shorter commute
I am working for the same corporation, but in a different building, and my drive has changed. Instead […]
It looks like I’ll be adding some more regular expenses to my budget within the next week or two.
First, I have decided to bite the bullet and join my martial arts gym for a full year after my current 10-week team program wraps up. That will add a $70 monthly bill to my life - […]
One of my New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight - for my heath and my upcoming wedding. After several failed attempts to go it alone, I finally admitted to myself that I need help if I’m going to drop 60 pounds before my October nuptials.
Last fall I began researching my options: I considered the […]
I’m a fatty.
According to Discovery Health’s BMI calculator, I am obese and need to lose 60 pounds. I have gained about 10-15 pounds a year since I met my partner in 2003 - so that sounds about right. The weight snuck up on me, just like my consumer debt. Every year I make a resolution […]