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Forum: Other topics 05-16-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,239
Posted By Sanstar
I quit our vet when he refused to renew a heart...

I quit our vet when he refused to renew a heart worm prevention med without an exam at $70 and a blood test for $125 and I had to wait in the car while my 12 year old little guy was taken in. He...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-16-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 17,279
Posted By Sanstar
Eliminating meat and dairy cut the grocery bill...

Eliminating meat and dairy cut the grocery bill and intermittent fasting cut it even more. Cutting out ultra processed foods and eating one meal a day, lots of water has not only cut grocery expense...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 05-14-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2,863
Views: 208,178
Posted By Sanstar
Bomb Girls on Acorn. WWII women working in a...

Bomb Girls on Acorn. WWII women working in a Canadian bomb factory. Only 4 episodes left to watch and very much enjoyed every one.
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-08-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,063
Posted By Sanstar
I also gave 2 years notice. Was clinical director...

I also gave 2 years notice. Was clinical director of 3, 24 x7 departments. Move to Finance the last year, before retiring, to establish PI/cost management department. Which was, in truth a way to...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-29-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,709
Posted By Sanstar
Second dose of Moderna was Feb 11. Donated blood...

Second dose of Moderna was Feb 11. Donated blood last Tuesday. Blood bank lab test for COVID antibodies is reported: HIGH-pos.
Forum: Other topics 03-28-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,095
Posted By Sanstar
I felt the same when working. The solution was to...

I felt the same when working. The solution was to use weather app and calendar every other Sunday afternoon to line up clothes for the next 2 weeks.

That way, I only had to hate deciding what to...
Forum: Other topics 03-28-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3,783
Views: 319,119
Posted By Sanstar
Nerd wax for eyeglasses. Glasses keep sliding...

Nerd wax for eyeglasses. Glasses keep sliding down. Saw an ad for this product. Gave it a try and am pleased to report it works as advertised.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-28-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,138
Posted By Sanstar
Early in the pandemic we decided to get serious...

Early in the pandemic we decided to get serious about decluttering and simplifying. Sold AS travel trailer and tow vehicle. Consolidated financial assets, took all extra clothes, linens, blankets,...
Forum: Hi, I am... 03-19-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,631
Posted By Sanstar
Donít know OPís situation but in my case, I donít...

Donít know OPís situation but in my case, I donít have a lot of confidence in making it to 70. DM passed at 67 of CV disease. I hope lifestyle trumps genes but who knows. FIL passed at 93.

I...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 02-28-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,613
Posted By Sanstar
DH and I completed Moderna 2weeks ago. Over 65 in...

DH and I completed Moderna 2weeks ago. Over 65 in Texas.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-21-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,763
Posted By Sanstar
Interesting thread as we have three adult...

Interesting thread as we have three adult children, all with very different incomes, spending and saving habits. Iím never really sure where the line is between being supportive vs enabling. What we...
Forum: Young Dreamers 02-20-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,898
Posted By Sanstar
6 years retired. I canít say I love every...

6 years retired. I canít say I love every minute....more like every second[emoji38]
Forum: Other topics 02-18-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5,971
Views: 402,051
Posted By Sanstar
So many here have it worse. Especially those with...

So many here have it worse. Especially those with very young and older family members. We found ways to have our morning, hot coffee[emoji106]
Forum: Other topics 02-18-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5,971
Views: 402,051
Posted By Sanstar
Here in sunny San Antonio we now have electricity...

Here in sunny San Antonio we now have electricity but no water. Itís cold. In the 20ís and snowing. No electricity for 2 days, no water for 3. Itís cold. Our bug-out bag supplies have helped but I am...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 02-11-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,398
Views: 178,443
Posted By Sanstar
DH and I just got #2 Moderna. In line for 2...

DH and I just got #2 Moderna. In line for 2 hours. So cold when we got to the entrance, the temp check device wouldnít register.
Forum: Other topics 01-11-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 53,488
Posted By Sanstar
Happiest moment was getting appointments for...

Happiest moment was getting appointments for Moderna CV vaccine for me and DH. On hold for 1 hour, 5 minutes. This Thursday is roll up sleeve day for us.
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-29-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,458
Posted By Sanstar
We downsized in a big way 3 years after retiring....

We downsized in a big way 3 years after retiring. Large home on an acre to a 2 BR apartment. Still in TX but 200 mile move to be 3 miles from family and new GS. Low COL, no state taxes to file, no...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-17-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 29,905
Posted By Sanstar
Started 20:4 in Sept and down 25 pounds, today. I...

Started 20:4 in Sept and down 25 pounds, today. I donít measure, weigh, track macros, ect. I do try to monitor and cut down on processed foods and eat plants only. Feel great, sleep really well and...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-17-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4,188
Views: 582,377
Posted By Sanstar
Began eating over a 4 hour period in Sept. Down...

Began eating over a 4 hour period in Sept. Down 25 pounds.
Black coffee and water only the other non-sleeping hours.
Forum: Other topics 12-09-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,535
Posted By Sanstar
Fields of Gold by Sting. Reminds me happiness is...

Fields of Gold by Sting. Reminds me happiness is fleeting. At some point, even the most satisfying joy will be but a memory. I like the song even though it makes me feel somewhat melancholy.
Forum: Other topics 11-24-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,159
Posted By Sanstar
Weíll have an all vegan meal with a small piece...

Weíll have an all vegan meal with a small piece of turkey for DH and DIL. I made the stuffing, cranberry sauce and gravy today. Tomorrow will prep mushroom Wellington, Brussels sprouts, potatoes. DS...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-19-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4,188
Views: 582,377
Posted By Sanstar
Down 20# in 3 months with time restricted eating....

Down 20# in 3 months with time restricted eating. So happy to be off the ďdietĒ rollercoaster.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-17-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,284
Posted By Sanstar
I love, love, love my Toto!

I love, love, love my Toto!
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-13-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 116,212
Posted By Sanstar
Praying for a mild illness and speedy recovery,...

Praying for a mild illness and speedy recovery, Bobbyr.
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 11-13-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2,863
Views: 208,178
Posted By Sanstar
Schittís Creek on Netflix. Makes me [emoji23] and...

Schittís Creek on Netflix. Makes me [emoji23] and feel much better about raising our kids.
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