Relationships

What I Did To (WID2)… Survive Getting Engaged (Part 5)

Think I'll get engaged in this episode?  Yes, we're up to Part 5, possibly the last, of this story.  It's taken longer to rewrite and post this than it did to live it.  Then again, I've also been living while writing, so... there you go, or something. Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 lead up… Continue reading What I Did To (WID2)… Survive Getting Engaged (Part 5)

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What I Did To (WID2)… Survive Getting Engaged (Part 4)

Well, looks like it's time for part 4 of this really long story of a very few days.  When we left off, on Tuesday morning, I was sleep-deprived and testing mattresses.  If I remember right, the thought of a nap did, in fact, occur to me.  But it's only Tuesday (December 26) morning. The rest… Continue reading What I Did To (WID2)… Survive Getting Engaged (Part 4)

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What I Did To (WID2) Survive Getting Engaged (part 2)

This is the continuation of What I Did To (WID2) Survive Getting Engaged (part 1).  So of course, it's part 2.  Also, if you happen to be reading this out loud to your young Christian kids, be aware that there are parts you'll need to modify. I coughed and coughed that night (December 23), and… Continue reading What I Did To (WID2) Survive Getting Engaged (part 2)

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What I Did To… (WID2) Survive Getting Engaged (Part 1)

Trying this post again, as it seems to have not published the last time, even though it ended up on my Twitter and Facebook feeds.  Apologies, folks, and I'm trying again... As I mentioned in a variety of posts about losing weight, Rich and I got engaged in December, 2006. This is the first of… Continue reading What I Did To… (WID2) Survive Getting Engaged (Part 1)

Budgeting, Financial, Relationships

What I Did To (WID2) … Planning for spending (part 2, getting feedback)

After I wrote about the $100,000 of things I wanted to put money toward, I got lots of commentary.  Congratulations on the engagement, of course, which I appreciated.  Challenges on the amount we were talking about spending on our wedding (too much), a car (too much), and the amount for the boys’ college (too little,… Continue reading What I Did To (WID2) … Planning for spending (part 2, getting feedback)