I’ve thought about death

Pretty rough title eh, bet you never saw this one coming…Or maybe you did.

« You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth. » – William W. Purkey

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Baby’s R us… Or are they ?

“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” — Franklin P. Jones

Babies are cute… for a hot minute, yes. A little one in the family just turned one today and one thing that I have noticed is that babies are full time jobs. I saw a quick quote earlier which started with ” Making the decision to have a baby…” and I wanted to analyze it with you guys quickly… For most people that I know babies weren’t a decision, they were a result of a damn good time. Which in my opinion is what it should be – responsible, smart, financially ready individuals having a sloppy floppy and BOOM – babyyyy

Societal Pressure – Marry or not Marry ?

“You agreed to spend the rest of your life with someone in front of friends and family and it was a complete lie. How could I ever trust you !!??” – Guy in the show

I personally find dating weird sometimes. Every one seems to have a different definition of being with someone. Each have their own rules as long as at the end you and your partner are on the same page.

I’ve also noticed that it can be particularly tough for immigrant woman to date and find “real love” – whatever that is! – due to a few things mentioned in my Who am I ? – Part 1 post.

Last week, I watched “Dating Around” on Netflix – I don’t even know how/why I ended up watching it. I did not expect to be writing on this topic but Episode 2 of season 1 moved me.

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Happy New Year from PV!!

“In the process of letting go, you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself.” – Deepak Chopra

Well well well… I stopped counting my days in Mexico but! There couldn’t be a better way to start the new year than a trip down south. Especially after dumping/being dumped (article upcoming) by a man who lied to me and thought he could waste my time – Do I seem like I don’t know what I want? These are the rules… take it or leave it, she’s not changing.

As the plane reached the sky I started realizing that there was more to life than my life issues.

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Self control – There is such a thing!

“As a woman you are better off in life earning your own money. You couldn’t prevent your husband from leaving you or taking another wife, but you could have some of your dignity if you didn’t have to beg him for financial support.”

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

This weekend, I’m visiting my family, it’s a birthday weekend here!!! Currently, 3:50 AM and I’ve woken up brutally from a nightmare that I’d frankly like to forget – Hence why it won’t be discussed here. I have also realized that my mom snores all night and since we share a bed, I won’t be falling asleep anytime soon…

Yesterday, we (siblings & I) went to the shopping mall, although there is money in my bank account and several things that I need (okay… okay… maybe I just want them!), I didn’t buy a thing !!!

It’s a weird thing I found, once your goals are starting to define themselves, it becomes easier to say no to rushed expenses. The “do I want it or do I need it ” never made more sense.

The current financial goal for my upcoming paycheques: determine where my money is going.

What’s yours?

Josie Escapes…