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Old 02-08-2016, 07:52 PM   #1
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Hi everyone,

I am officially FIRE'd! Told my boss and the team two months ago my last day would be February 5th and I stuck to it. Definitely a surreal last day, from the time I walked in at 8:00 am till the time I walked out.

Unfortunately I couldn't post this more "real-time" as my wife's mom passed away last week and the funeral was Saturday. She took it very hard as they were quite close.

Just wanted to say a big "THANK YOU" to everyone here for all of your helpful advice and I can't wait to spend more time here in the future. I've mentioned this forum to many of my co-workers so hopefully we will continue to grow.

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Old 02-08-2016, 08:01 PM   #2
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Congratulations Trooper!!!

(And sorry for your loss, as well.)
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Old 02-08-2016, 09:47 PM   #3
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congrat, i wish i can be u some day. enjoy your retirement.
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Old 02-08-2016, 10:41 PM   #4
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Congrats, sorry about your MIL passing away at the same time.
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Old 02-09-2016, 01:32 AM   #5
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Congrats on your retirement. I am in the same position of my mother in law is expected to pass any day now. So sorry for your loss.
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Sorry for your loss, that is just another reminder that life is short and helps reinforce your decision to retire while you can still enjoy the time you have left.
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Hi everyone,

I am officially FIRE'd! Told my boss and the team two months ago my last day would be February 5th and I stuck to it. Definitely a surreal last day, from the time I walked in at 8:00 am till the time I walked out.

Unfortunately I couldn't post this more "real-time" as my wife's mom passed away last week and the funeral was Saturday. She took it very hard as they were quite close.

Just wanted to say a big "THANK YOU" to everyone here for all of your helpful advice and I can't wait to spend more time here in the future. I've mentioned this forum to many of my co-workers so hopefully we will continue to grow.

Congratulations on your retirement!

And of course, I am also so sorry to read about your mother-in-law's passing. That's so tough on both you and your wife, and what a difficult way to begin retirement.

Retirement will get better, in time.
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Congrats on the retirement, and glad you now have more time to be with your wife when she needs you.
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Congrats on the retirement, and glad you now have more time to be with your wife when she needs you.
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Congrats! Enjoy your retirement, it's like endless recess.


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