Being recently retired, I have come to the conclusion that one of the best retirement gifts you can give yourself is the gift of your own good health. Take care of yourself before you retire so you can enjoy many years of healthy retirement.
Take your spark efforts seriously now and spend less money on taking care of chronic disease later! :)
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Exercise started as an experiment, then became a chore, then became MY TIME.
I realized that I was giving myself the gift of health, duration, stress-relief, yummy endorphines, and a break from my somtimes-monotonous day just by getting up and exercising. More than that, I'm giving my family the gift of a healthier, happier mommy and wife. Steal the time.
After living over 7 months on about a third of my regular income this year due to health reasons, we are trying hard to get back on track financially. I told our 8 kids that Christmas gifts were going to look a bit differently this year and I asked each of them to make me a list that included 5 things they needed and 5 things they wanted.We used that list to select their gifts with a plan to get them at least 3 needs and one want. It made shopping asier and more meaningful.445144
We were surprised to see that each of them listed things like underwear and socks which we normally get them. It is good to know that all of these years, I have been getting things right.!! 25019460
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