If you know me, you probably wouldn't be surprised to hear me say that I'm the opposite of a couch potato. I'm of the why-sit-when-you-can-stand variety. In fact, since moving from my house to an apartment, the thing I miss most are my high kitchen countertops which allowed me to stand while working on my computer; perching my laptop on the counters gave me the perfect eye level view. Damn you, … [Read more...] about Walking: Why Every Step is Special
Since moving to a new town, I've been on a mission. I'm in the market for a new gym. Yes, my building has one (that's one perk of living in an apartment). But sometimes it's not enough (since I work from home, I need an excuse to actually leave the building otherwise I fear I'd never breathe any fresh air or see the outside world. Besides, staring out the window into a courtyard while you're … [Read more...] about Finding the “Right” Gym
I always thought I did. I was fond of saying things like: I need a change Life's more fun when you have new things happening all the time Things get so boring when they remain stagnant And I happen to think that over the years, I've embraced typical so-called changes pretty well. The empty nest? An opportunity for me and my husband to catch up with one another; as well as a natural … [Read more...] about Do You Embrace Change?
It's been ten whole days since we moved from our house to our new apartment. We're making progress - we're down from 175 cartons to about 20. I call that getting closer to finally exhaling. Moving house would have been much more stressful if we didn't use Removalists in Pakenham during the process. But I still can't find my: Can Opener Favorite Blue Shirt Phone Headset Garlic … [Read more...] about How Moving Keeps You Young
Here's a snippet of what Long Novels, Exhaustion, Worry, Stress, Anxiety, Insomnia, Doubt, Mood Swings and Tears are made of: Realizing your children are never moving home again and your house is too empty, too big, too lonely, too expensive and too much work to justify staying in it. Making the decision to sell the house. Scheduling appointments with four real estate brokers to find … [Read more...] about Selling the Family Home: Step by Step