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Old 09-30-2015, 08:07 AM   #1
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It's almost time

Hello - I've been a lurker on here for a while, and decided it's time to get involved.

This spring I cut my work week to 3 days, with the hopes to be completely done in the spring of 2016.

My Husband was planning also being done then, but just received a corporate offer and will be done next month....WOW!

Excited and nervous at the same time.

I'll keep learning from all your experiences on ways to deal with the new things to come. (relocating, staying motivated, keeping connected,.......)

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Old 09-30-2015, 08:45 AM   #2
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Welcome! I look forward to hearing more about this "next stage" for you and your husband.

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Old 09-30-2015, 09:20 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by SoClose View Post

Excited and nervous at the same time.
If you are FI, and were planning to go soon anyway, then don't be to nervous.

Welcome to the board.
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Old 09-30-2015, 05:42 PM   #6
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....Excited and nervous at the same time.....
Welcome. Very typical concern. Change is hard.

If something cannot endure laughter.... it cannot endure.
Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.
Slow and steady wins the race.

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