From 4 Jobs and 3 kids in DC to Mini-Retired in Puerto Rico: A Money Story

This is a culmination of my journey from living paycheck to paycheck to following my dreams.  It’s a long post but if it inspires someone, it’s worth it to put my sh$& out there!   Paycheck to Paycheck     Approximately 50% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck and if we studied the percentage ofContinue reading “From 4 Jobs and 3 kids in DC to Mini-Retired in Puerto Rico: A Money Story”

ADHD and Money: Saying Good-Bye to a Heartache

  We’re moving to Puerto Rico in October.  The rent vs. sell question has been gnawing at me, ever since we picked our destination.  I received news that helped seal the sell for me: our basement renters are moving out.  Trying to find renters for the basement and the upper level of the house wouldContinue reading “ADHD and Money: Saying Good-Bye to a Heartache”

ADHD Confessions: Paying for Invisalign plus Braces

I’m not going to judge you.  I won’t tell you-you’re a loser.  I won’t tell you-you’re a bad person, or you’re unworthy.  The only thing I will say is, love yourself the way you are.  If you want to try meds to keep on top of things, go for it!  If you prefer to buy a planner in which to enter key dates, like the deadline for FSA claims, by all means, do it!!! But, whatever you do, LOVE YOURSELF.