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Old 09-23-2013, 04:35 PM   #1
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Life is good in retirement.

Just got done baking a coffee cake for tomorrow (peach and pear), and a nice banana bread (had a couple a bit past due date). Have a pot of fresh from the garden tomatoes simmering for dinner.

Just love the time I have now to do the things I enjoy.
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That's great dt. Just got back from a walk to Albertson's to pick up some items for tonights delicious meatloaf. It's a great fall day and the fresh air was awesome. I'm finding real joy in the simple things.

After almost 3 months, not missing work at all.
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Old 09-23-2013, 04:58 PM   #3
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Yes, that's the way to do it!
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Old 09-23-2013, 07:11 PM   #4
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I miss my basement, windowless cubical.
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Old 09-23-2013, 07:17 PM   #5
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Almost 5 months. Still worry about the money. I do enjoy the freedom and the ME time.
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:15 AM   #6
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I miss my basement, windowless cubical.
So did I, but with therapy I got over it.
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Old 09-25-2013, 08:14 AM   #7
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I miss my 1.5 hour commute. Oh, wait - no I don't!
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Old 09-25-2013, 10:01 AM   #8
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I miss my 1.5 hour commute. Oh, wait - no I don't!
One of my new favorite past times is the traffic report, thinking yep that's where I'd be stuck for the next hour.

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Old 09-25-2013, 05:03 PM   #9
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One of my new favorite past times is the traffic report, thinking yep that's where I'd be stuck for the next hour.

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That was ours too for about two years after we RE'd and moved to WV. Still is occasionally.
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Old 09-25-2013, 05:19 PM   #10
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Three months of retirement for me. Golf handicap index is down from over 11 to 8.2. Five days a week of golf seems just about right. Naps are wonderful.
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Old 09-25-2013, 05:44 PM   #11
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That's my retirement dream. Way to go! I'm at a 23 so need a lot of time on the course to improve.
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Old 09-27-2013, 10:42 PM   #12
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I am four months into retirement. I love not having to rush around all the time. Just being able to slow down and focus on doing the things I want to be doing is such a luxury. My main focus is to eat healthy and to get plenty of exercise. Instead of rushing to get to the gym and do a quick workout, I can now spend as much time getting to the gym, working out and enjoying the steam room and sauna. I started taking yoga classes and I did a lot of backpacking and hiking over the summer.

I have had Meniere's for over ten years. Since retiring my hearing has greatly improved and the other symptoms are pretty much gone.

Life is good.
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