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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2150 on: November 02, 2018, 07:54:46 AM »
Congratulations cerat0nia!

01/01/18  CowboyAndIndian (at 59) CONFIRMED
01/04/18  Gimesalot (at 33) CONFIRMED
01/06/18  Monkey Uncle (at 49) CONFIRMED
01/26/18  PizzaSteve (at 53) CONFIRMED
01/31/18  patches (at 33) CONFIRMED
01/31/18  Wintergreen78 CONFIRMED
01/31/18  MomCPA  CONFIRMED
02/01/18  DTaggart (at 40) CONFIRMED
02/05/18  Mrbeardedbigbucks CONFIRMED
02/09/18  JLTinVA (at 42) CONFIRMED
02/14/18  Gimesalot DH (at 40) CONFIRMED
02/28/18  Caoineag (at 36) CONFIRMED
03/01/18  Clean Shaven (at 45) CONFIRMED Part Time
03/02/18  brooklynguy (at 37) CONFIRMED
03/07/18  Aegishjalmur (at 35) CONFIRMED
03/16/18  Cherry Lane (at 43) CONFIRMED
03/27/18  Mrs. Honeyfill CONFIRMED
03/28/18  Target2018 CONFIRMED
03/28/18  homestead neohio (at 39) CONFIRMED
03/30/18  Moxie (at 58) CONFIRMED
03/31/18  msilenus (at 38) CONFIRMED
04/01/18  Mother Fussbudget (at 56) CONFIRMED
04/03/18  lostformars (at 38) CONFIRMED
04/04/18  OzBeach (at 54) CONFIRMED
04/20/18  moneytaichi CONFIRMED
04/25/18  Modernaimend DH (at 39) CONFIRMED
04/25/18  ZiziPB (at 50) CONFIRMED
04/26/18  NinetyFour (at 56) CONFIRMED
04/26/18  SwordGuy (at 60) CONFIRMED
04/27/18  poppydog and DW CONFIRMED
04/27/18  andkar (at 41) CONFIRMED
05/01/18  wordnerd and DH (at 30 and 36) CONFIRMED
05/03/18  Modernaimend (at 35) CONFIRMED
05/08/18  SwordGuy DW (SwordGuy isn't saying.   He wants to live.) CONFIRMED
05/11/18  Desert (at 52) CONFIRMED
05/25/18  CheapskateWife (at 42) and CheapskateHubs (at 49) CONFIRMED
05/25/18  Gyosho (at 55) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  CodeZed (at 40) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  Markbike528CBX (at 53.5) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  Will (at 53) CONFIRMED
06/08/18  SwissMister CONFIRMED (at 50)
06/13/18  Mr Mark (at 54) CONFIRMED
06/15/18  DavisGang90 (at 49) CONFIRMED
06/29/18  Acastus (at 56) CONFIRMED
06/29/18  aperture (at 56) CONFIRMED
06/30/18  HenryDavid CONFIRMED
07/06/18  Honeyfill  (at 60)  CONFIRMED
07/09/18  CHF (at 51) CONFIRMED
08/03/18  mjr (at 52) CONFIRMED
08/03/18  Mogadishu (at 40) CONFIRMED
08/09/18  cap396 (at 46) CONFIRMED
08/10/18  FernFree (at 49) CONFIRMED
08/17/18  sui generis (at 41) CONFIRMED
08/24/18  sol (at 41) CONFIRMED
08/31/18  RiverTop (at 55) CONFIRMED
09/01/18  Vegasgirl (at 49) CONFIRMED
09/28/18  Richmond2020 (at 43) CONFIRMED
09/30/18  SwissMiss (at 50) CONFIRMED
09/30/18  JerseyGrrrl (at 48) CONFIRMED
10/05/18  Jim2001 CONFIRMED
10/05/18  cerat0n1a CONFIRMED
10/15/18  EnjoyIt  CONFIRMED Part Time.
10/24/18  PhilB (at 52)  CONFIRMED
10/29/18  Happy CONFIRMED
10/31/18  Mr Griz CONFIRMED
10/31/18  Irishtache CONFIRMED
11/02/18  TartanTallulah
11/??/18  Kris
12/21/18  RunningWithScissors
12/31/18  DavidAnnArbor (at 53) (Won't renew my office lease)
12/??/18  yoda34

Date not confirmed
??/??/18  MiserlyMiser
??/??/18  pecunia
??/??/18  Badblackgirl
??/??/18  Calvin
??/??/18  step_away
??/??/18  Omalley
??/??/18  AussieGirl
??/??/18  BackAndForth
??/??/18  Fresh Bread
??/??/18  SugarMountain In a holding pattern, debating between OMM/OMY.

MIA
??/??/18  randomgiraffe (Inactive since 2/2017)
??/??/18  Minnesota_mom (Inactive since 2/2017)
??/??/18  HappyMargo (Inactive since 6/2017)
??/??/18  NorCalistache (Inactive since 8/2017)
??/??/18  DeSteeg (Inactive since 12/2015)
??/??/18  Fire1018 (Inactive since 9/2017)
??/??/18  Agent Rosenflower (Inactive since 2/2018)
??/??/18  FLStache (Inactive since 3/2018)
??/??/18  PKate and DH (Inactive since 5/2018)
??/??/18  dbtx (Inactive since 7/2018)
??/??/18  Alim Nassor (Cannot find in members list)
??/??/18  SnidelyWhiplashStache (Cannot find in members list)
??/??/18  Sofa King (Cannot find in members list)
??/??/18  Michread (Cannot find in members list)

OMY/2MY/3MY etc.
03/19/19  ChasesFish  OMY
??/??/19  RetireAbroadAt35  05/??/18, now OMY.
??/??/19  JumboShrimp OMY
??/??/20  Gooki   2MY or 3MY
??/??/19  MaybeBabyMustache OMY
??/??/19  Blindsquirrel OMY
??/??/19  Ottawa OMY
??/??/19  LateStarter OMY

TartanTallulah

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2151 on: November 02, 2018, 03:51:37 PM »
That's me done, aged fifty-four-and-a-half. I thought the day would never end.

I'm tired and emotionally flat, but I know I've done the right thing in leaving a deeply toxic situation. Throughout my long notice period, nothing has happened to make me doubt that.

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2152 on: November 02, 2018, 04:26:03 PM »
@TartanTallulah - woop woop! Huge milestone. Congrats!!!

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2153 on: November 02, 2018, 04:37:25 PM »
@TartanTallulah,

  Congratulations!  Today marks the end of my forth week and I'm still adjusting...

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2154 on: November 02, 2018, 05:51:18 PM »
That's me done, aged fifty-four-and-a-half. I thought the day would never end.

I'm tired and emotionally flat, but I know I've done the right thing in leaving a deeply toxic situation. Throughout my long notice period, nothing has happened to make me doubt that.

Three cheers!  Welcome to the other side.

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2155 on: November 02, 2018, 06:18:42 PM »
I have less than two  months to go before I go from full time down to a part time work situation. Iím self-employed so in some ways Iím my own worst enemy. Iíve been driving myself to work hard so that I can save as much money in this last year - full speed ahead.

Iím a massage therapist, and not only do I work out of my house, in my office, I also have an office I rent about 45 minutes (40 miles) away. Iím so looking forward to not having to make that drive to that location anymore. I hate the drive and dealing with bad traffic, people that swerve in and out of lanes almost hitting me, tailgaters, or just plain weirdly illogical drivers who speed ahead and then drastically slow down. Also, I hate the calls/texts from people wanting an appointment so far away without much notice. Just the other day I worked til 11pm. And tonight someone wants a massage appointment at a hotel in downtown Detroit starting at 10pm Ė no I wonít be doing that one, fuhgettaboutit. All of that craziness is going to be over soon.

Itís going to be such a strange adjustment psychologically, to be going from squirrelling away money, to deliberately making a lot less. Essentially, Iím putting boundaries on my time, energy, and improving the quality of my life Ė this is a new and different chapter of my life. Iíve probably oversaved, I could live on a 2% withdrawal rate right now and be perfectly comfortable. I have to keep reminding myself of that Ė itís a comfort that is so at odds with the fears I feel from the politics of this country and much of the world.

I also have no good role models in my family, my brother likes status so he lives in a ridiculously expensive house and drives brand new Mercedes and likes to stay at the most expensive hotels, my sister indulges her daughter who can never finish any college program and therefore has tried multiple colleges, $20,000 here another $10,000 there Ė partly financed by my parents.  Itís a weird space to be in and others see me as the odd one not going with the traditional lifestyle.

I have lots of ideas about how I will savor this increased free time. And reading the stories of others on here inspires me a lot.

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2156 on: November 02, 2018, 08:43:13 PM »
Iím happy to report that, like TartanTallulah, I spent my last day on the job today and am retiring at 54. Itís been a 26.5 year career with an organization that has gotten bigger, more bureaucratic and more toxic over the years. Iím ready to decompress now and enjoy the freedom! I was given a surprisingly lovely sendoff and I feel good about my decision to FIRE.

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2157 on: November 03, 2018, 02:58:11 AM »
Congratulations to @TartanTallulah and @LifePhaseTwo. 54 is clearly a popular age to FIRE as that's MrsB's age too (Yeah, I know, I'm a toyboy)
Still doesn't feel real to me yet as we've been on holiday since retirement.  Next week we finally get to replace 'Guess what? We're on holiday!' with 'Guess what? We're retired!' 

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2158 on: November 03, 2018, 05:25:53 AM »
I've been peeking in here, and all the success is just tremendous!

It's also reinforcing my resolve to NOT wait for my pension @ age 53.5 with the 2027 cohort.

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2159 on: November 03, 2018, 07:07:01 AM »
Congratulations TartanTallulah and LifePhaseTwo!

Moved Fire1018 from MIA to a future group.

01/01/18  CowboyAndIndian (at 59) CONFIRMED
01/04/18  Gimesalot (at 33) CONFIRMED
01/06/18  Monkey Uncle (at 49) CONFIRMED
01/26/18  PizzaSteve (at 53) CONFIRMED
01/31/18  patches (at 33) CONFIRMED
01/31/18  Wintergreen78 CONFIRMED
01/31/18  MomCPA  CONFIRMED
02/01/18  DTaggart (at 40) CONFIRMED
02/05/18  Mrbeardedbigbucks CONFIRMED
02/09/18  JLTinVA (at 42) CONFIRMED
02/14/18  Gimesalot DH (at 40) CONFIRMED
02/28/18  Caoineag (at 36) CONFIRMED
03/01/18  Clean Shaven (at 45) CONFIRMED Part Time
03/02/18  brooklynguy (at 37) CONFIRMED
03/07/18  Aegishjalmur (at 35) CONFIRMED
03/16/18  Cherry Lane (at 43) CONFIRMED
03/27/18  Mrs. Honeyfill CONFIRMED
03/28/18  Target2018 CONFIRMED
03/28/18  homestead neohio (at 39) CONFIRMED
03/30/18  Moxie (at 58) CONFIRMED
03/31/18  msilenus (at 38) CONFIRMED
04/01/18  Mother Fussbudget (at 56) CONFIRMED
04/03/18  lostformars (at 38) CONFIRMED
04/04/18  OzBeach (at 54) CONFIRMED
04/20/18  moneytaichi CONFIRMED
04/25/18  Modernaimend DH (at 39) CONFIRMED
04/25/18  ZiziPB (at 50) CONFIRMED
04/26/18  NinetyFour (at 56) CONFIRMED
04/26/18  SwordGuy (at 60) CONFIRMED
04/27/18  poppydog and DW CONFIRMED
04/27/18  andkar (at 41) CONFIRMED
05/01/18  wordnerd and DH (at 30 and 36) CONFIRMED
05/03/18  Modernaimend (at 35) CONFIRMED
05/08/18  SwordGuy DW (SwordGuy isn't saying.   He wants to live.) CONFIRMED
05/11/18  Desert (at 52) CONFIRMED
05/25/18  CheapskateWife (at 42) and CheapskateHubs (at 49) CONFIRMED
05/25/18  Gyosho (at 55) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  CodeZed (at 40) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  Markbike528CBX (at 53.5) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  Will (at 53) CONFIRMED
06/08/18  SwissMister CONFIRMED (at 50)
06/13/18  Mr Mark (at 54) CONFIRMED
06/15/18  DavisGang90 (at 49) CONFIRMED
06/29/18  Acastus (at 56) CONFIRMED
06/29/18  aperture (at 56) CONFIRMED
06/30/18  HenryDavid CONFIRMED
07/06/18  Honeyfill  (at 60)  CONFIRMED
07/09/18  CHF (at 51) CONFIRMED
08/03/18  mjr (at 52) CONFIRMED
08/03/18  Mogadishu (at 40) CONFIRMED
08/09/18  cap396 (at 46) CONFIRMED
08/10/18  FernFree (at 49) CONFIRMED
08/17/18  sui generis (at 41) CONFIRMED
08/24/18  sol (at 41) CONFIRMED
08/31/18  RiverTop (at 55) CONFIRMED
09/01/18  Vegasgirl (at 49) CONFIRMED
09/28/18  Richmond2020 (at 43) CONFIRMED
09/30/18  SwissMiss (at 50) CONFIRMED
09/30/18  JerseyGrrrl (at 48) CONFIRMED
10/05/18  Jim2001 CONFIRMED
10/05/18  cerat0n1a CONFIRMED
10/15/18  EnjoyIt  CONFIRMED Part Time.
10/24/18  PhilB (at 52)  CONFIRMED
10/29/18  Happy CONFIRMED
10/31/18  Mr Griz CONFIRMED
10/31/18  Irishtache CONFIRMED
11/02/18  TartanTallulah (at 54) CONFIRMED
11/02/18  LifePhaseTwo (at 54) CONFIRMED
11/??/18  Kris
12/21/18  RunningWithScissors
12/31/18  DavidAnnArbor (at 53) (Won't renew my office lease)
12/??/18  yoda34

Date not confirmed
??/??/18  MiserlyMiser
??/??/18  pecunia
??/??/18  Badblackgirl
??/??/18  Calvin
??/??/18  step_away
??/??/18  Omalley
??/??/18  AussieGirl
??/??/18  BackAndForth
??/??/18  Fresh Bread
??/??/18  SugarMountain In a holding pattern, debating between OMM/OMY.

MIA
??/??/18  randomgiraffe (Inactive since 2/2017)
??/??/18  Minnesota_mom (Inactive since 2/2017)
??/??/18  HappyMargo (Inactive since 6/2017)
??/??/18  NorCalistache (Inactive since 8/2017)
??/??/18  DeSteeg (Inactive since 12/2015)
??/??/18  Agent Rosenflower (Inactive since 2/2018)
??/??/18  FLStache (Inactive since 3/2018)
??/??/18  PKate and DH (Inactive since 5/2018)
??/??/18  dbtx (Inactive since 7/2018)
??/??/18  Alim Nassor (Cannot find in members list)
??/??/18  SnidelyWhiplashStache (Cannot find in members list)
??/??/18  Sofa King (Cannot find in members list)
??/??/18  Michread (Cannot find in members list)

OMY/2MY/3MY etc.
03/19/19  ChasesFish  OMY
??/??/19  RetireAbroadAt35  05/??/18, now OMY.
??/??/19  JumboShrimp OMY
??/??/20  Gooki   2MY or 3MY
??/??/19  MaybeBabyMustache OMY
??/??/19  Blindsquirrel OMY
??/??/19  Ottawa OMY
??/??/19  LateStarter OMY
??/??/??  Fire1018  ?MY [Succumbs to golden handcuffs ;-) ]
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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2160 on: November 03, 2018, 10:35:15 AM »
Congratulations to @TartanTallulah and @LifePhaseTwo. 54 is clearly a popular age to FIRE as that's MrsB's age too (Yeah, I know, I'm a toyboy)
Still doesn't feel real to me yet as we've been on holiday since retirement.  Next week we finally get to replace 'Guess what? We're on holiday!' with 'Guess what? We're retired!'
54 was my number too, six years ago. Sooner would have been better, but 54 still kicks ass!

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2161 on: November 04, 2018, 11:06:33 AM »
I have officially failed out of class.  My date was arbitrarily chosen by my employer, but they have given me a reprieve by deciding to keep the doors open for a few more years...and offered up some golden handcuffs to boot!  So I'll take it.  I'm FI, but not quite up to the spendypants lifestyle I like.  This will give me a little more wiggle room for life's unexpected situations. 

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2162 on: November 04, 2018, 11:51:26 AM »
Bummer Fire1018, sorry to loose you, but the 2019 Cohort are really nice people too.
Hopefully the golden handcuffs are at least .999 gold.

Usernames that include dates are sort of like tattoos with SO's names, they can get out of date.
MOM is always safe :-)

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2163 on: November 04, 2018, 02:28:03 PM »
Congratulations to @TartanTallulah and @LifePhaseTwo. 54 is clearly a popular age to FIRE as that's MrsB's age too (Yeah, I know, I'm a toyboy)
Still doesn't feel real to me yet as we've been on holiday since retirement.  Next week we finally get to replace 'Guess what? We're on holiday!' with 'Guess what? We're retired!'
54 was my number too, six years ago. Sooner would have been better, but 54 still kicks ass!

54 feels like a nice compromise between "early" and "conventional".

I was doing some freelance work today and heard myself say in a consultation, with reference to a prescription for a possibly non-formulary eczema preparation, "The prescribing committee can't rap my knuckles, I'm retired."

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2164 on: November 04, 2018, 09:43:45 PM »
You can officially put me down for OMY. Our build plans were delayed (critical for fat FIRE), then I thought I'd go part time at least, but now an employee has handed in their notice and it's all just too hard! I'm pretty sure 2019 will be the year I make my escape as I'm having a few health issues which means I need to sell the business anyway.

Hubby was also supposed to negotiate PT when his contract got extended into October, but it seems to be more of a 'take a day off here and there when you need it' arrangement rather than a proper 3 day a week gig. Also, I suspect he will become one of the altruistic people that continue to earn after they are FI but then donate it all, rather than pack it all in as he is worried that his brain will melt.

He just took 10 days off and I took 2 days off so it's not all bad.

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2165 on: November 05, 2018, 05:08:59 AM »
You can officially put me down for OMY. Our build plans were delayed (critical for fat FIRE), then I thought I'd go part time at least, but now an employee has handed in their notice and it's all just too hard! I'm pretty sure 2019 will be the year I make my escape as I'm having a few health issues which means I need to sell the business anyway.

Hubby was also supposed to negotiate PT when his contract got extended into October, but it seems to be more of a 'take a day off here and there when you need it' arrangement rather than a proper 3 day a week gig. Also, I suspect he will become one of the altruistic people that continue to earn after they are FI but then donate it all, rather than pack it all in as he is worried that his brain will melt.

He just took 10 days off and I took 2 days off so it's not all bad.

Team turnover wrecked my well laid plans for 2018.  Work changed pretty significantly.  19 weeks to go

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2166 on: November 05, 2018, 09:41:03 AM »
You ^three^ are still killin' it. This class is so big that the next crop can probably make room for you more easily. Jump over and show them how it's done!

Congratulations to all of you. 2018 is an amazing cohort, 2019 will be, too!

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2167 on: November 05, 2018, 10:12:06 AM »
Sorry to see you go FreshBread. Best of luck with the 2019 cohort.

01/01/18  CowboyAndIndian (at 59) CONFIRMED
01/04/18  Gimesalot (at 33) CONFIRMED
01/06/18  Monkey Uncle (at 49) CONFIRMED
01/26/18  PizzaSteve (at 53) CONFIRMED
01/31/18  patches (at 33) CONFIRMED
01/31/18  Wintergreen78 CONFIRMED
01/31/18  MomCPA  CONFIRMED
02/01/18  DTaggart (at 40) CONFIRMED
02/05/18  Mrbeardedbigbucks CONFIRMED
02/09/18  JLTinVA (at 42) CONFIRMED
02/14/18  Gimesalot DH (at 40) CONFIRMED
02/28/18  Caoineag (at 36) CONFIRMED
03/01/18  Clean Shaven (at 45) CONFIRMED Part Time
03/02/18  brooklynguy (at 37) CONFIRMED
03/07/18  Aegishjalmur (at 35) CONFIRMED
03/16/18  Cherry Lane (at 43) CONFIRMED
03/27/18  Mrs. Honeyfill CONFIRMED
03/28/18  Target2018 CONFIRMED
03/28/18  homestead neohio (at 39) CONFIRMED
03/30/18  Moxie (at 58) CONFIRMED
03/31/18  msilenus (at 38) CONFIRMED
04/01/18  Mother Fussbudget (at 56) CONFIRMED
04/03/18  lostformars (at 38) CONFIRMED
04/04/18  OzBeach (at 54) CONFIRMED
04/20/18  moneytaichi CONFIRMED
04/25/18  Modernaimend DH (at 39) CONFIRMED
04/25/18  ZiziPB (at 50) CONFIRMED
04/26/18  NinetyFour (at 56) CONFIRMED
04/26/18  SwordGuy (at 60) CONFIRMED
04/27/18  poppydog and DW CONFIRMED
04/27/18  andkar (at 41) CONFIRMED
05/01/18  wordnerd and DH (at 30 and 36) CONFIRMED
05/03/18  Modernaimend (at 35) CONFIRMED
05/08/18  SwordGuy DW (SwordGuy isn't saying.   He wants to live.) CONFIRMED
05/11/18  Desert (at 52) CONFIRMED
05/25/18  CheapskateWife (at 42) and CheapskateHubs (at 49) CONFIRMED
05/25/18  Gyosho (at 55) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  CodeZed (at 40) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  Markbike528CBX (at 53.5) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  Will (at 53) CONFIRMED
06/08/18  SwissMister CONFIRMED (at 50)
06/13/18  Mr Mark (at 54) CONFIRMED
06/15/18  DavisGang90 (at 49) CONFIRMED
06/29/18  Acastus (at 56) CONFIRMED
06/29/18  aperture (at 56) CONFIRMED
06/30/18  HenryDavid CONFIRMED
07/06/18  Honeyfill  (at 60)  CONFIRMED
07/09/18  CHF (at 51) CONFIRMED
08/03/18  mjr (at 52) CONFIRMED
08/03/18  Mogadishu (at 40) CONFIRMED
08/09/18  cap396 (at 46) CONFIRMED
08/10/18  FernFree (at 49) CONFIRMED
08/17/18  sui generis (at 41) CONFIRMED
08/24/18  sol (at 41) CONFIRMED
08/31/18  RiverTop (at 55) CONFIRMED
09/01/18  Vegasgirl (at 49) CONFIRMED
09/28/18  Richmond2020 (at 43) CONFIRMED
09/30/18  SwissMiss (at 50) CONFIRMED
09/30/18  JerseyGrrrl (at 48) CONFIRMED
10/05/18  Jim2001 CONFIRMED
10/05/18  cerat0n1a CONFIRMED
10/15/18  EnjoyIt  CONFIRMED Part Time.
10/24/18  PhilB (at 52)  CONFIRMED
10/29/18  Happy CONFIRMED
10/31/18  Mr Griz CONFIRMED
10/31/18  Irishtache CONFIRMED
11/02/18  TartanTallulah (at 54) CONFIRMED
11/02/18  LifePhaseTwo (at 54) CONFIRMED
11/??/18  Kris
12/21/18  RunningWithScissors
12/31/18  DavidAnnArbor (at 53) (Won't renew my office lease)
12/??/18  yoda34

Date not confirmed
??/??/18  MiserlyMiser
??/??/18  pecunia
??/??/18  Badblackgirl
??/??/18  Calvin
??/??/18  step_away
??/??/18  Omalley
??/??/18  AussieGirl
??/??/18  BackAndForth
??/??/18  SugarMountain In a holding pattern, debating between OMM/OMY.

MIA
??/??/18  randomgiraffe (Inactive since 2/2017)
??/??/18  Minnesota_mom (Inactive since 2/2017)
??/??/18  HappyMargo (Inactive since 6/2017)
??/??/18  NorCalistache (Inactive since 8/2017)
??/??/18  DeSteeg (Inactive since 12/2015)
??/??/18  Agent Rosenflower (Inactive since 2/2018)
??/??/18  FLStache (Inactive since 3/2018)
??/??/18  PKate and DH (Inactive since 5/2018)
??/??/18  dbtx (Inactive since 7/2018)
??/??/18  Alim Nassor (Cannot find in members list)
??/??/18  SnidelyWhiplashStache (Cannot find in members list)
??/??/18  Sofa King (Cannot find in members list)
??/??/18  Michread (Cannot find in members list)

OMY/2MY/3MY etc.
03/19/19  ChasesFish  OMY
??/??/19  RetireAbroadAt35  05/??/18, now OMY.
??/??/19  JumboShrimp OMY
??/??/20  Gooki   2MY or 3MY
??/??/19  MaybeBabyMustache OMY
??/??/19  Blindsquirrel OMY
??/??/19  Ottawa OMY
??/??/19  LateStarter OMY
??/??/??  Fire1018  ?MY [Succumbs to golden handcuffs ;-) ]
??/??/19  Fresh Bread OMY

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2168 on: November 06, 2018, 10:26:43 AM »
So, I just have to shove Kris out of my way before I leap outta this plane!

Resignation letter is sent.
Retirement send-off luncheon with coworkers is booked for two days before I FIRE.
Meeting with accountant to review post-FIRE taxes booked for tomorrow.
All lines of credit and other debt paid off with proceeds of Ridiculously Big House sale.
Currently reviewing options for supplemental health care insurance.
Check.  Check.  Check.

The best part to this process is the reactions from coworkers who weren't aware of my FIRE plans.  "You're retiring?!  But, aren't you going to work? But...?!? [confused look]." 

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« Reply #2169 on: November 06, 2018, 05:22:27 PM »
So, I just have to shove Kris out of my way before I leap outta this plane!


Funny! I had a vivid image of a WW2 para drop with the grizzled sergeant pushing the rookie out of the plane door ;-) Must be because I binge watched Band of Brothers this weekend.

Sorry @Kris, not calling you a rookie, but can you please update with your date?

Congratulations @RunningWithScissors, should I mark you as confirmed?
« Last Edit: November 06, 2018, 05:26:16 PM by CowboyAndIndian »

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2170 on: November 06, 2018, 06:42:10 PM »
So, I just have to shove Kris out of my way before I leap outta this plane!


Funny! I had a vivid image of a WW2 para drop with the grizzled sergeant pushing the rookie out of the plane door ;-) Must be because I binge watched Band of Brothers this weekend.

Sorry @Kris, not calling you a rookie, but can you please update with your date?


Haha -- oh wow, I forgot about this thread! I didn't know people kept these updated so assiduously!

My situation has kinda changed. I'm guessing I might have to be removed completely. DH is retiring Feb. 1, 2019... BUT: I'm now a full-time author, and I'm gonna keep writing, albeit more part-time, as we transition to a more nomadic lifestyle (Ecuador is first on the list).

So... I'm guessing I don't qualify as being on the cusp of retirement anymore. :(

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2171 on: November 06, 2018, 07:27:46 PM »
So, I just have to shove Kris out of my way before I leap outta this plane!


Funny! I had a vivid image of a WW2 para drop with the grizzled sergeant pushing the rookie out of the plane door ;-) Must be because I binge watched Band of Brothers this weekend.

Sorry @Kris, not calling you a rookie, but can you please update with your date?


Haha -- oh wow, I forgot about this thread! I didn't know people kept these updated so assiduously!

My situation has kinda changed. I'm guessing I might have to be removed completely. DH is retiring Feb. 1, 2019... BUT: I'm now a full-time author, and I'm gonna keep writing, albeit more part-time, as we transition to a more nomadic lifestyle (Ecuador is first on the list).

So... I'm guessing I don't qualify as being on the cusp of retirement anymore. :(

If you're writing part time because you want to (and not because you have to for the $$) - that's FIRE to me. Just like Pete doesn't sit like a lump at home.

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2172 on: November 08, 2018, 03:09:09 PM »
Five whole days since I took the last of my belongings, plus a prodigious quantity of flowers, from my office to my car.

I could get to like this.

The initial feeling of having been steamrollered lasted only till Sunday night, thank goodness. It was horrible.

I'm not doing much. Don't want to create expectations that I'll have to keep fulfilling. But I'm picking off little tasks that I never found time to do when I was working. Eventually the house and garden will be in order.

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« Reply #2173 on: November 08, 2018, 05:53:29 PM »
As I get close to my 1/4-of-a-year retirement anniversary and as I am starting what I not-so-secretly think of as my real retirement, I thought I'd post a quick update!

I "worked" pretty hard my first (almost-)three months out of work.  Like, I didn't have a single day off and there were many days I worked 16 hours or more.  I was organizing for the elections (part of my reason for OLYing and ending up here in this cohort) and while the activism doesn't stop, the long days and no days off do!  So partly I don't have a really significant update since this was such a temporary situation, but I did start a few retirement bucket list things that I am so happy about and makes me all the more excited for the next steps of retirement.

The two things I managed to squeeze into my long days?  Fostering kittens and establishing a meditation practice!  I'm at 74 straight days meditating and really enjoying it and looking forward to digging in deeper now that I have more time.  So much I want to explore.  And fostering kittens has just been so fun!  Since I was "working" from home since I left my job, I could squeeze in being a foster-cat-parent and it has been awesome.  We are on our second pair of two kittens now, the first pair were 5 month old sisters that were fun and sweet and quickly were adopted.  This pair came to us at 3.5 weeks old after having been found crawling out of a hole from a locked garage that the landlord of doesn't take responsibility for.  And they totally would have been roadkill or snacks quickly if the tenant next door hadn't found them and worked with our rescue org to place them.  We learned about bottle feeding (and burping!) every 4 hours, litter training, weaning and all the crazy things I never knew how to do when I only had kittens all my life that were 2 or more months old.  Our kittens are now up for adoption and are healthy, wild, sweet 3 month olds and we're definitely gonna bawl and/or refuse to give them up when the time comes.

It has been just so wonderful to dip my toe in to the world of retirement and pull a couple of items off my aspiration list onto the action list these last few months.  I am super excited and a little scared as I face a whole new world of options...as soon as I catch up on sleep!

ETA: on the money front, I haven't had time to do my expenses.  And I'm not sure if it's just that I've been too busy to spend any money or if it is indeed the frequent experience I've read that you spend so much less in retirement than you think you will....but I've hardly been spending any money.  I'm looking forward to doing the numbers soon to track down where I'm hitting and missing on my budget.
« Last Edit: November 08, 2018, 05:57:08 PM by sui generis »

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2174 on: November 08, 2018, 08:43:11 PM »
Just reporting back in as I just saw the PM sent to me re. my FIRE status.  My last day was 6/1/2018. 

Since then I had been to two vacations (South America in June and Western Caribbean Cruise in Sept) and planning my 3rd one in March next to Thailand / Philippines.
 

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« Reply #2175 on: November 09, 2018, 10:42:52 AM »
Love this, step_away was enjoying FIRE and forgot to update us. Congratulations @step_away!

@Kris, marking you as confirmed since leaving your day job to write books is being FIRE'ed in my book. Let me know if you want to change it.

01/01/18  CowboyAndIndian (at 59) CONFIRMED
01/04/18  Gimesalot (at 33) CONFIRMED
01/06/18  Monkey Uncle (at 49) CONFIRMED
01/26/18  PizzaSteve (at 53) CONFIRMED
01/31/18  patches (at 33) CONFIRMED
01/31/18  Wintergreen78 CONFIRMED
01/31/18  MomCPA  CONFIRMED
02/01/18  DTaggart (at 40) CONFIRMED
02/05/18  Mrbeardedbigbucks CONFIRMED
02/09/18  JLTinVA (at 42) CONFIRMED
02/14/18  Gimesalot DH (at 40) CONFIRMED
02/28/18  Caoineag (at 36) CONFIRMED
03/01/18  Clean Shaven (at 45) CONFIRMED Part Time
03/02/18  brooklynguy (at 37) CONFIRMED
03/07/18  Aegishjalmur (at 35) CONFIRMED
03/16/18  Cherry Lane (at 43) CONFIRMED
03/27/18  Mrs. Honeyfill CONFIRMED
03/28/18  Target2018 CONFIRMED
03/28/18  homestead neohio (at 39) CONFIRMED
03/30/18  Moxie (at 58) CONFIRMED
03/31/18  msilenus (at 38) CONFIRMED
04/01/18  Mother Fussbudget (at 56) CONFIRMED
04/03/18  lostformars (at 38) CONFIRMED
04/04/18  OzBeach (at 54) CONFIRMED
04/20/18  moneytaichi CONFIRMED
04/25/18  Modernaimend DH (at 39) CONFIRMED
04/25/18  ZiziPB (at 50) CONFIRMED
04/26/18  NinetyFour (at 56) CONFIRMED
04/26/18  SwordGuy (at 60) CONFIRMED
04/27/18  poppydog and DW CONFIRMED
04/27/18  andkar (at 41) CONFIRMED
05/01/18  wordnerd and DH (at 30 and 36) CONFIRMED
05/03/18  Modernaimend (at 35) CONFIRMED
05/08/18  SwordGuy DW (SwordGuy isn't saying.   He wants to live.) CONFIRMED
05/11/18  Desert (at 52) CONFIRMED
05/25/18  CheapskateWife (at 42) and CheapskateHubs (at 49) CONFIRMED
05/25/18  Gyosho (at 55) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  CodeZed (at 40) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  Markbike528CBX (at 53.5) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  Will (at 53) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  step_away CONFIRMED
06/08/18  SwissMister CONFIRMED (at 50)
06/13/18  Mr Mark (at 54) CONFIRMED
06/15/18  DavisGang90 (at 49) CONFIRMED
06/29/18  Acastus (at 56) CONFIRMED
06/29/18  aperture (at 56) CONFIRMED
06/30/18  HenryDavid CONFIRMED
07/06/18  Honeyfill  (at 60)  CONFIRMED
07/09/18  CHF (at 51) CONFIRMED
08/03/18  mjr (at 52) CONFIRMED
08/03/18  Mogadishu (at 40) CONFIRMED
08/09/18  cap396 (at 46) CONFIRMED
08/10/18  FernFree (at 49) CONFIRMED
08/17/18  sui generis (at 41) CONFIRMED
08/24/18  sol (at 41) CONFIRMED
08/31/18  RiverTop (at 55) CONFIRMED
09/01/18  Vegasgirl (at 49) CONFIRMED
09/28/18  Richmond2020 (at 43) CONFIRMED
09/30/18  SwissMiss (at 50) CONFIRMED
09/30/18  JerseyGrrrl (at 48) CONFIRMED
10/05/18  Jim2001 CONFIRMED
10/05/18  cerat0n1a CONFIRMED
10/15/18  EnjoyIt  CONFIRMED Part Time.
10/24/18  PhilB (at 52)  CONFIRMED
10/29/18  Happy CONFIRMED
10/31/18  Mr Griz CONFIRMED
10/31/18  Irishtache CONFIRMED
11/02/18  TartanTallulah (at 54) CONFIRMED
11/02/18  LifePhaseTwo (at 54) CONFIRMED
11/??/18  Kris CONFIRMED
12/21/18  RunningWithScissors
12/31/18  DavidAnnArbor (at 53) (Won't renew my office lease)
12/??/18  yoda34

Date not confirmed
??/??/18  MiserlyMiser
??/??/18  pecunia
??/??/18  Badblackgirl
??/??/18  Calvin
??/??/18  Omalley
??/??/18  AussieGirl
??/??/18  BackAndForth
??/??/18  SugarMountain In a holding pattern, debating between OMM/OMY.

MIA
randomgiraffe (Inactive since 2/2017)
Minnesota_mom (Inactive since 2/2017)
HappyMargo (Inactive since 6/2017)
NorCalistache (Inactive since 8/2017)
DeSteeg (Inactive since 12/2015)
Agent Rosenflower (Inactive since 2/2018)
FLStache (Inactive since 3/2018)
PKate and DH (Inactive since 5/2018)
dbtx (Inactive since 7/2018)
Alim Nassor (Cannot find in members list)
SnidelyWhiplashStache (Cannot find in members list)
Sofa King (Cannot find in members list)
Michread (Cannot find in members list)

OMY/2MY/3MY etc.
ChasesFish  OMY
RetireAbroadAt35  05/??/18, now OMY.
JumboShrimp OMY
Gooki   2MY or 3MY
MaybeBabyMustache OMY
Blindsquirrel OMY
Ottawa OMY
LateStarter OMY
Fire1018  ?MY [Succumbs to golden handcuffs ;-) ]
Fresh Bread OMY
« Last Edit: November 09, 2018, 12:49:59 PM by CowboyAndIndian »

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2176 on: November 09, 2018, 11:30:57 AM »
So, I just have to shove Kris out of my way before I leap outta this plane!


Funny! I had a vivid image of a WW2 para drop with the grizzled sergeant pushing the rookie out of the plane door ;-) Must be because I binge watched Band of Brothers this weekend.

Sorry @Kris, not calling you a rookie, but can you please update with your date?


Haha -- oh wow, I forgot about this thread! I didn't know people kept these updated so assiduously!

My situation has kinda changed. I'm guessing I might have to be removed completely. DH is retiring Feb. 1, 2019... BUT: I'm now a full-time author, and I'm gonna keep writing, albeit more part-time, as we transition to a more nomadic lifestyle (Ecuador is first on the list).

So... I'm guessing I don't qualify as being on the cusp of retirement anymore. :(

If you're writing part time because you want to (and not because you have to for the $$) - that's FIRE to me. Just like Pete doesn't sit like a lump at home.

Sweet! It felt weird to consider myself a FIRE "failure" since I thought of it as a success! :D

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2177 on: November 09, 2018, 12:06:48 PM »
So, I just have to shove Kris out of my way before I leap outta this plane!


Funny! I had a vivid image of a WW2 para drop with the grizzled sergeant pushing the rookie out of the plane door ;-) Must be because I binge watched Band of Brothers this weekend.

Sorry @Kris, not calling you a rookie, but can you please update with your date?


Haha -- oh wow, I forgot about this thread! I didn't know people kept these updated so assiduously!

My situation has kinda changed. I'm guessing I might have to be removed completely. DH is retiring Feb. 1, 2019... BUT: I'm now a full-time author, and I'm gonna keep writing, albeit more part-time, as we transition to a more nomadic lifestyle (Ecuador is first on the list).

So... I'm guessing I don't qualify as being on the cusp of retirement anymore. :(

[snark] @Kris , may we post the above comment on the "OP doesn't get it" thread ? [/snark]

And yes, if your FI, and not tied to someone else's desk, then you are retired.

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2178 on: November 09, 2018, 06:19:12 PM »
@pecunia moves to 2019 cohort.

01/01/18  CowboyAndIndian (at 59) CONFIRMED
01/04/18  Gimesalot (at 33) CONFIRMED
01/06/18  Monkey Uncle (at 49) CONFIRMED
01/26/18  PizzaSteve (at 53) CONFIRMED
01/31/18  patches (at 33) CONFIRMED
01/31/18  Wintergreen78 CONFIRMED
01/31/18  MomCPA  CONFIRMED
02/01/18  DTaggart (at 40) CONFIRMED
02/05/18  Mrbeardedbigbucks CONFIRMED
02/09/18  JLTinVA (at 42) CONFIRMED
02/14/18  Gimesalot DH (at 40) CONFIRMED
02/28/18  Caoineag (at 36) CONFIRMED
03/01/18  Clean Shaven (at 45) CONFIRMED Part Time
03/02/18  brooklynguy (at 37) CONFIRMED
03/07/18  Aegishjalmur (at 35) CONFIRMED
03/16/18  Cherry Lane (at 43) CONFIRMED
03/27/18  Mrs. Honeyfill CONFIRMED
03/28/18  Target2018 CONFIRMED
03/28/18  homestead neohio (at 39) CONFIRMED
03/30/18  Moxie (at 58) CONFIRMED
03/31/18  msilenus (at 38) CONFIRMED
04/01/18  Mother Fussbudget (at 56) CONFIRMED
04/03/18  lostformars (at 38) CONFIRMED
04/04/18  OzBeach (at 54) CONFIRMED
04/20/18  moneytaichi CONFIRMED
04/25/18  Modernaimend DH (at 39) CONFIRMED
04/25/18  ZiziPB (at 50) CONFIRMED
04/26/18  NinetyFour (at 56) CONFIRMED
04/26/18  SwordGuy (at 60) CONFIRMED
04/27/18  poppydog and DW CONFIRMED
04/27/18  andkar (at 41) CONFIRMED
05/01/18  wordnerd and DH (at 30 and 36) CONFIRMED
05/03/18  Modernaimend (at 35) CONFIRMED
05/08/18  SwordGuy DW (SwordGuy isn't saying.   He wants to live.) CONFIRMED
05/11/18  Desert (at 52) CONFIRMED
05/25/18  CheapskateWife (at 42) and CheapskateHubs (at 49) CONFIRMED
05/25/18  Gyosho (at 55) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  CodeZed (at 40) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  Markbike528CBX (at 53.5) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  Will (at 53) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  step_away CONFIRMED
06/08/18  SwissMister CONFIRMED (at 50)
06/13/18  Mr Mark (at 54) CONFIRMED
06/15/18  DavisGang90 (at 49) CONFIRMED
06/29/18  Acastus (at 56) CONFIRMED
06/29/18  aperture (at 56) CONFIRMED
06/30/18  HenryDavid CONFIRMED
07/06/18  Honeyfill  (at 60)  CONFIRMED
07/09/18  CHF (at 51) CONFIRMED
08/03/18  mjr (at 52) CONFIRMED
08/03/18  Mogadishu (at 40) CONFIRMED
08/09/18  cap396 (at 46) CONFIRMED
08/10/18  FernFree (at 49) CONFIRMED
08/17/18  sui generis (at 41) CONFIRMED
08/24/18  sol (at 41) CONFIRMED
08/31/18  RiverTop (at 55) CONFIRMED
09/01/18  Vegasgirl (at 49) CONFIRMED
09/28/18  Richmond2020 (at 43) CONFIRMED
09/30/18  SwissMiss (at 50) CONFIRMED
09/30/18  JerseyGrrrl (at 48) CONFIRMED
10/05/18  Jim2001 CONFIRMED
10/05/18  cerat0n1a CONFIRMED
10/15/18  EnjoyIt  CONFIRMED Part Time.
10/24/18  PhilB (at 52)  CONFIRMED
10/29/18  Happy CONFIRMED
10/31/18  Mr Griz CONFIRMED
10/31/18  Irishtache CONFIRMED
11/02/18  TartanTallulah (at 54) CONFIRMED
11/02/18  LifePhaseTwo (at 54) CONFIRMED
11/06/18  Kris CONFIRMED
12/21/18  RunningWithScissors
12/31/18  DavidAnnArbor (at 53) (Won't renew my office lease)
12/??/18  yoda34

Date not confirmed
??/??/18  MiserlyMiser
??/??/18  Badblackgirl
??/??/18  Calvin
??/??/18  Omalley
??/??/18  AussieGirl
??/??/18  BackAndForth
??/??/18  SugarMountain In a holding pattern, debating between OMM/OMY.

MIA
randomgiraffe (Inactive since 2/2017)
Minnesota_mom (Inactive since 2/2017)
HappyMargo (Inactive since 6/2017)
NorCalistache (Inactive since 8/2017)
DeSteeg (Inactive since 12/2015)
Agent Rosenflower (Inactive since 2/2018)
FLStache (Inactive since 3/2018)
PKate and DH (Inactive since 5/2018)
dbtx (Inactive since 7/2018)
Alim Nassor (Cannot find in members list)
SnidelyWhiplashStache (Cannot find in members list)
Sofa King (Cannot find in members list)
Michread (Cannot find in members list)

OMY/2MY/3MY etc.
ChasesFish  OMY
RetireAbroadAt35  05/??/18, now OMY.
JumboShrimp OMY
Gooki   2MY or 3MY
MaybeBabyMustache OMY
Blindsquirrel OMY
Ottawa OMY
LateStarter OMY
Fire1018  ?MY [Succumbs to golden handcuffs ;-) ]
Fresh Bread OMY
pecunia OMY

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« Reply #2179 on: November 10, 2018, 04:16:37 PM »
I hadn't checked this list for a while.  I'm trying for OMY.  I look at the ages of the people retiring and think, Wow!  They are younger than me. (yes, even SwordGuy)  Some are Jack Benny's age and they are too young to remember Jack Benny.  I need to save a few more pesos for the medical gangsters, buy an old truck and head for the dusty sunset.

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« Reply #2180 on: November 14, 2018, 09:57:35 AM »
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I'm not confirmed yet!  Twenty-six more workdays to go.  I'm just leaning out of this plane, cheeks a-flappin' in the wind...


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« Reply #2181 on: November 16, 2018, 10:53:22 PM »
Getting ready to send in my resignation letter on Monday! I think my official date will be Nov 30. It feel so surreal that the goal I have been dreaming of for so long is finally at hand. Especially since I am only 39.

It's also a bit weird because I have been on a leave of absence for most of 2018 to take care of my DH who has been battling cancer. I have been getting a small amount from Employment Insurance all year, which has been nice. Plus DH is still getting long term disability so we will still have an income for at least the next little while.

I'm not announcing retirement to any but our closest friends and family. To everyone else (and my work), I am just saying that I am taking some time to stay home with DH. I will be maintaining good relationships with work and plan to pop in to visit a few times a year.

So it doesn't quite feel like a big celebratory jump into FIRE. And it's unlikely I'll get a goodbye party at work or anything. DH says we should have our closest friends over for a little party for me - but I feel a bit awkward about that.


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« Reply #2182 on: November 17, 2018, 01:09:29 AM »
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Congratulations @RunningWithScissors, should I mark you as confirmed?

I'm not confirmed yet!  Twenty-six more workdays to go.  I'm just leaning out of this plane, cheeks a-flappin' in the wind...
Which ones?

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« Reply #2183 on: November 17, 2018, 02:50:39 AM »
First time I clicked onto this thread! Wow, Congratulations to all those that did it! Welcome to the club. Awesome.

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« Reply #2184 on: November 17, 2018, 06:16:05 AM »
Yay, Elaine!

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2185 on: November 17, 2018, 07:54:35 AM »
Getting ready to send in my resignation letter on Monday! I think my official date will be Nov 30. It feel so surreal that the goal I have been dreaming of for so long is finally at hand. Especially since I am only 39.

Woo hoo!!!!  Happy for you!!!!  :D

I am hoping that, among other things, you will develop a taste for lentils in your retirement.  ;-)

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2186 on: November 17, 2018, 11:50:36 AM »
elaine amj enters the cohort and FIRE's on 11/30 (my birthday)!!!

01/01/18  CowboyAndIndian (at 59) CONFIRMED
01/04/18  Gimesalot (at 33) CONFIRMED
01/06/18  Monkey Uncle (at 49) CONFIRMED
01/26/18  PizzaSteve (at 53) CONFIRMED
01/31/18  patches (at 33) CONFIRMED
01/31/18  Wintergreen78 CONFIRMED
01/31/18  MomCPA  CONFIRMED
02/01/18  DTaggart (at 40) CONFIRMED
02/05/18  Mrbeardedbigbucks CONFIRMED
02/09/18  JLTinVA (at 42) CONFIRMED
02/14/18  Gimesalot DH (at 40) CONFIRMED
02/28/18  Caoineag (at 36) CONFIRMED
03/01/18  Clean Shaven (at 45) CONFIRMED Part Time
03/02/18  brooklynguy (at 37) CONFIRMED
03/07/18  Aegishjalmur (at 35) CONFIRMED
03/16/18  Cherry Lane (at 43) CONFIRMED
03/27/18  Mrs. Honeyfill CONFIRMED
03/28/18  Target2018 CONFIRMED
03/28/18  homestead neohio (at 39) CONFIRMED
03/30/18  Moxie (at 58) CONFIRMED
03/31/18  msilenus (at 38) CONFIRMED
04/01/18  Mother Fussbudget (at 56) CONFIRMED
04/03/18  lostformars (at 38) CONFIRMED
04/04/18  OzBeach (at 54) CONFIRMED
04/20/18  moneytaichi CONFIRMED
04/25/18  Modernaimend DH (at 39) CONFIRMED
04/25/18  ZiziPB (at 50) CONFIRMED
04/26/18  NinetyFour (at 56) CONFIRMED
04/26/18  SwordGuy (at 60) CONFIRMED
04/27/18  poppydog and DW CONFIRMED
04/27/18  andkar (at 41) CONFIRMED
05/01/18  wordnerd and DH (at 30 and 36) CONFIRMED
05/03/18  Modernaimend (at 35) CONFIRMED
05/08/18  SwordGuy DW (SwordGuy isn't saying.   He wants to live.) CONFIRMED
05/11/18  Desert (at 52) CONFIRMED
05/25/18  CheapskateWife (at 42) and CheapskateHubs (at 49) CONFIRMED
05/25/18  Gyosho (at 55) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  CodeZed (at 40) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  Markbike528CBX (at 53.5) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  Will (at 53) CONFIRMED
06/01/18  step_away CONFIRMED
06/08/18  SwissMister CONFIRMED (at 50)
06/13/18  Mr Mark (at 54) CONFIRMED
06/15/18  DavisGang90 (at 49) CONFIRMED
06/29/18  Acastus (at 56) CONFIRMED
06/29/18  aperture (at 56) CONFIRMED
06/30/18  HenryDavid CONFIRMED
07/06/18  Honeyfill  (at 60)  CONFIRMED
07/09/18  CHF (at 51) CONFIRMED
08/03/18  mjr (at 52) CONFIRMED
08/03/18  Mogadishu (at 40) CONFIRMED
08/09/18  cap396 (at 46) CONFIRMED
08/10/18  FernFree (at 49) CONFIRMED
08/17/18  sui generis (at 41) CONFIRMED
08/24/18  sol (at 41) CONFIRMED
08/31/18  RiverTop (at 55) CONFIRMED
09/01/18  Vegasgirl (at 49) CONFIRMED
09/28/18  Richmond2020 (at 43) CONFIRMED
09/30/18  SwissMiss (at 50) CONFIRMED
09/30/18  JerseyGrrrl (at 48) CONFIRMED
10/05/18  Jim2001 CONFIRMED
10/05/18  cerat0n1a CONFIRMED
10/15/18  EnjoyIt  CONFIRMED Part Time.
10/24/18  PhilB (at 52)  CONFIRMED
10/29/18  Happy CONFIRMED
10/31/18  Mr Griz CONFIRMED
10/31/18  Irishtache CONFIRMED
11/02/18  TartanTallulah (at 54) CONFIRMED
11/02/18  LifePhaseTwo (at 54) CONFIRMED
11/06/18  Kris CONFIRMED
11/30/18  elaine amj CONFIRMED
12/21/18  RunningWithScissors
12/31/18  DavidAnnArbor (at 53) (Won't renew my office lease)
12/??/18  yoda34

Date not confirmed
??/??/18  MiserlyMiser
??/??/18  Badblackgirl
??/??/18  Calvin
??/??/18  Omalley
??/??/18  AussieGirl
??/??/18  BackAndForth
??/??/18  SugarMountain In a holding pattern, debating between OMM/OMY.

MIA
randomgiraffe (Inactive since 2/2017)
Minnesota_mom (Inactive since 2/2017)
HappyMargo (Inactive since 6/2017)
NorCalistache (Inactive since 8/2017)
DeSteeg (Inactive since 12/2015)
Agent Rosenflower (Inactive since 2/2018)
FLStache (Inactive since 3/2018)
PKate and DH (Inactive since 5/2018)
dbtx (Inactive since 7/2018)
Alim Nassor (Cannot find in members list)
SnidelyWhiplashStache (Cannot find in members list)
Sofa King (Cannot find in members list)
Michread (Cannot find in members list)

OMY/2MY/3MY etc.
ChasesFish  OMY
RetireAbroadAt35  05/??/18, now OMY.
JumboShrimp OMY
Gooki   2MY or 3MY
MaybeBabyMustache OMY
Blindsquirrel OMY
Ottawa OMY
LateStarter OMY
Fire1018  ?MY [Succumbs to golden handcuffs ;-) ]
Fresh Bread OMY
pecunia OMY

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Re: 2018 FIRE cohort
« Reply #2187 on: Today at 09:40:06 AM »
@Dicey

Nobody needs that mental image!  *shudder*  Although, it might be a way to leave a memorable image with my soon-to-be-former employer!