Trying to find health insurance can be annoying. It involves going online and seeing what kinds of things are available and then looking to see the one that will be what you need. Just the process is enough to get you to be kind of stressed. So really though I think that I was trying to find something for myself and it was sort of a situation where I wasn’t sure what I was going to do because I was looking at the options and I found a couple that would work but I was not really sure which one I should pick. I was thinking about it more and figured that I should probably get the one that looked like it had the best coverage. Now when it was time to do it I just did it through the net and everything worked fine. There were a few other options though like the kind of thing where you can sort of contribute to what you need, things like NDIS provider and I think that may be useful. Getting all of this straightened away can be a bit of a situation where you might have to get what you want.
The other thing I have been doing is learning more about the kinds of design I can do in my office. I have a place in my apartment that I am trying to get to where I can do what I want in there and right way I decided that I was going to get some cool stuff but really I need to get everything in the way that I want. The option to work from home is something I desire and because of the way my job is I am able to do it. So really the only thing I was doing is trying to get the things the way I like so that I will went to work from home because that would really be something that is useful. Now the other thing I was doing in there was getting some tings arranged in a way that I think is best. I am not really too sure of how I want to do any of that so that is part of the reason I Have been doing that kind of thing. The other thing I like about that room is that the walls are cool and they are clean and I want to see if I can keep them that way. From here I think the only other thing I really need is to make sure that I have all of the network stuff I need.
We have been talking about the job market because I am looking for somewhere to work. I have a job but I”m not really that happy there and I think that’s the is the kind of thing you should do if you aren’t happy where you meet. So that is why I was looking at some other things. In my field there is a decent number of openings, I mean, I work in management so it’s like you can get stuff there. There are other fields though that I have no idea how hard it would be to get a job when you are looking for physician jobs or whatever, because I know there are places that hire but I don’t know how they transact. So basically I guess you would have to be able to find a place that is hiring and then see how that works and get some discussions going with people there. Discussions are actually a pretty important part of getting a job whether you’re doing them with people who are going to hire your with people who already work there. It’s important to find out what you are looking for and I think that the best way to do that is to get what you can so that you can know what you are going to be sharing.
That’s part of he reason I like to try and find out what I can about a company before I go in. But that doesn’t always happen. So really though if I could find something that was close to what I do now but set up in a different way that would be great, it’s not that I don’t like my job, it’s just that there are some things here that i’m not crazy about and I think that it would be a better environment for me somewhere else. And that is probably a reason that a lot of people get different jobs. But if I can’t find one that’s alright because I think that I’m probably pretty ok at this company. And I just want to get to a place where I am enjoying what I do so I can express myself in a way that will get me to where I want to go and respected. So that is the reason I have been seeing what I Can find and although I haven’t seen much it doesn’t mean that I won’t get something, it just means that it might not be that what I want is available around here so I might have to try other options.
Getting everything set up is what I Have been working on. I have to figure out what I want to do about my episodes that I watch. There are a number of shows that I like and I need to find a way to watch them. I know there are a few options as far as where I can get them from but mostly I am looking for something that will be a good setup as far as the things I want to see. So there are a few local companies that I was looking at but I don’t really like them and I think I might pick a different company. I was looking at what is out there and there are a few but really none of them were what I wanted. So I was going to see what I could receive.
Now ATT has a good deal with uverse and I might see what I can do about that. There are some at&t coupon codes uverse that I will try to use because if I can get it for a good amount then I should. The thing I want to make sure of though is that they have everything I want and it’ snot like something where you don’t get all the channels or whatever. Since I don’t know much about that I Figure I will see if I can find stuff about it.
The other thing is that I am going to make sure my collection of magazines is up to date. I have some magazines I Read and I have them somewhere and I Need to get them because I want to have everything. I know that it’s kind of strange to keep them but I think they are exciting and that is why I do. The other thing with them is that there are some things about them that I like but I’m not entirely sure what I am going to do if I figure that I should probably just get the articles in other styling. However, since they are something I like that probably won’t occur. And then I have to get everything put where I think it would be useful. Having a collection is really the thing that I think kind of makes me a bit of a lover of all of these things because it’s like if you want to check something that you remember seeing you can just get it in the issue that it’s in, and that is the thing that I do. Making all of this into a storage option that works for me is the reason I have them in the frequent shelf.
There have been a few magazines I’ve been reading and they feature these landscapes that people have done in their yard that just look so nice. It makes me want to do something like that myself. So I was thinking that I’m going to have to see what I can do back there because I’ve got a decent yard that could really use some upkeep. It’s like, there is a lot of stuff back there but I haven’t really got much reason to keep most of it so I think I’m going to sell it and get some other stuff. I think it would be nice to have some metal garden furniture back there, too, especially if I were to put it in a place that would work well for the scene. You can think about how it would be nice to have that kind of stuff.
The problem though is that my unit needs to some changing. I mean, there is a lot of place to put things, but I really haven’t gone through it and done any of the stuff I need to do. So that is why I’m thinking about doing this to the outside and then I will have some idea of what can be done. On a related note, I heard that people who like to cook tend to eat better so I’m thinking that I will want to get into that. I was going for a bike ride and I was trying to imagine what it would be like to have a flat on the end of the street. The road to get there is kind of strange and I don’t think I would like to have to go through all the curves and stuff to get there. But it makes for a great place to get some excitement on your ride. I have been checking out some of the sites my friends recommended and there are a few that are pretty clever and they make me want to get more involved in the online world where people post their stuff online. Obviously I have my own but it’s like there are some other places that are really great as well and it’s like you can get other perspectives on some things and that is the sort of thing that can be useful if you’re looking to understand popular issues. But mostly I just like seeing other people write in an engaging way.
Blogging is something I enjoy because it lets me talk about whatever I want and all the people who read my blog can see what I have to say, post their own comments, etc. I’ll write about whatever I think of and there are some cases where I might not even write about anything too interesting, but it’s still something I like to do. I encourage myself to try and think about things from other standpoints. I have a friend who told me that she wants to get into blogging and asked me how to begin. I told her that she really just has to write! Just start typing about whatever it is you want to share. She said she had been writing a few things down but she wasn’t sure how she should go about organizing them on a website. She doesn’t even know anything about making a website and I told her that wasn’t really an issue because there are sites that make it super easy. There is Livejournal, which everyone has heard of, where people write about all sorts of stuff. And then there’s another blog called Weebly which basically does all the formatting and everything for you and you just have to write your own posts. Of course there are others, too, like Webs. And you’ve probably heard of WordPress. And then there are even less thought of ones like certain others. I think it’s really a matter of looking at them and seeing which one works the best for you. Most of them are free, and a few have options you can pay to upgrade even if the basic features don’t cost anything.
So basically she just needs to start working on it and checking out those sites and seeing which one she likes the best. There are some blogs I like to read, and I know that some people read mine, but one of the things that is cool about the internet is you can really read whatever you want so if someone finds your site and likes it, they can see what you have to share. And if you find something you like it works the same way. My bookmarks are full of sites that I like to read, and some of them are even sites that I visit on a regular basis. I think that is the goal for most, but even if no one reads your site you should still write if you like it.
My friend was talking to me about how he is looking for a new car. He just got a raise at work and he is looking for something new to drive, I guess. He was telling me that he wants to get something that is a bit more elegant than what he has now. So I think he’s going to be looking for the bomb deals or something. I’m really not even sure how to negotiate for a new car because I have never done it. I think that my friend would probably enjoy it, though, because he has one of those personalities. I watched him negotiate over the phone once, or rather I should say listened to in over the phone, on something he was buying online. It was nuts. I didn’t even think that he would be able to do that but I guess he said the right things. I should’ve written down what he was saying so I could try it myself.
Anyway, I think that the kind of car you drive says a bit about you, but I think that there are some people who are just really into it. My friend is kind of like that. He has been wanting to get a new car for a while but he waited until he got a raise so that he would be more able to pay for it. I think he’s going to try and find a Lexus lease deals location because he has been talking about Lexuses (is that right?) and that’s probably what he’s going to get. I imagine he will sell the car he has now because he only has one parking space and I don’t know what he’s going to do with two cars. And it’s not like he’s going to need the second car, either, since he doesn’t really ever need to bring a lot of stuff anywhere. Maybe to the grocery store or something but that doesn’t really have anything to do it. I am also going to see if I can go with him to the dealer when he is looking at cars because I’d like to see what is out there and I want to see him negotiate. Of course I won’t be able to help or anything, I’ll just be watching, but it would still be something that I think I need to see. And then if I decide to get a new car I’ll at least not be going there for my first time when I am going to buy something.
Really I would like to start working out. I am thinking about going for a run every morning just to start and I think that might be a good way to get into things. I will have to start with a shorter distance so I don’t end up getting sore and then not being able to run the next day. I think that after I d o that for a while I will start to stem out and move on to other forms of working out like weight lifting and maybe some body weight stuff, too. I think that I would like to learn how to do some weight exercises so I can get in the gym and walk over to the bar and load up a ton of weight and blast out the poundages like crazy. Of course that probably won’t happen because I don’t think I would ever be able to do that but it was a funny idea.
While I am learning about all this sexercise stuff I always want to see if I can find out more about some of the supplements I have been hearing about like garcinia cambogia which i s supposed to be able to help epeople lose weight but I don’t know if that is something that I would need. I think that i am just going to star tout like LIke I said by running and then if there are some other exercises I want to add into everything I’ll do that. Th eother thing I will need to do is make sure that I am running in a good road where everything is nice a nd flat so I don’t step in any weird areas. I think that the roads where I live will work for that so I am going to see what i can find. I will probably also want to get some workout gear so I can feel like I am an official this. The one thing that I am also considering is whether I should run on days when it is really rainy or snowing. I mean I know tha tsome people will run no matter what but I think that I would rather just stay in when that happens because I don’t want to be out there dealing with the rain and stuff. The other thing is that I am going to want to amke sure that I get enough miles to make it worth my effort.
My husband came home last night with some news that was a mix of good, shocking, exciting, and nerve racking. He got offered a new position in Charleston, SC and the position is way too good to pass up. He is going to basically have his own office there with 20-30 people working for him. I’m not going to go into detail about what they are paying him but if he meets certain goals I might not have to work anymore. He is pretty confident that he will too so I don’t know what to think. I never thought I wouldn’t have to work anymore and it is not a guarantee that I won’t even if things do work out. We don’t have nor plan on having any kids so being a stay at home Mom is out of the question.
This is all going to happen in the first quarter of next year. That gives us plenty of time to check out real estate in Charleston SC. I don’t even know where to start with that but I plan on doing just that later this afternoon. We have to get our current house on the market too as the sooner we can sell it the better. We can always live with my parents temporarily until we move if it comes to that. They have more than enough room. We also will have to figure out what we want in our new home. Right now we live in a ranch home and I personally would rather have a duplex. It would just be nice to have our bedroom and maybe an office upstairs away from the rest of the place. I know one thing he will want and that is a finished basement. Our current one is not finished and he’s been saying he was going to for years now. It is just one of those things that we (mainly him) never got around to doing.
I told my sister Emily about this and she said she will definitely be visiting us during the cold winter months here. I totally forgot about the climate change. It will be nice not having to deal with the annual large snowstorm that we always get around here. I know he won’t miss shoveling it either. He just bought a snow blower two years ago so he’ll have to sell it or give it to somebody.
My husband and I just moved into our new apartment and so far so good. We are still unpacking but have all the essentials unpacked and it is starting to look and feel more like home. It is certainly bigger than where we were before. We used to live in the city in a rather small one bedroom apartment. It was in a great location but for what we were paying it was nowhere near big enough. I felt like we were on top of each other all the time and that is no way to live. The kitchen there was the worst part of it as it was so small that the both of us really couldn’t be in there at the same time. We really wanted to stay in the city but for the kind of space that we wanted we had to move out to the suburbs to be able to afford it.
We now have two bedrooms and the 2nd one is almost as big as the one we used to have. Our master bedroom now is just huge. Our bed looks so tiny in there compared to how it looked before. We definitely need to buy some more furniture to fill that room out a bit more. I don’t want to put a bed in the 2nd one as it would take up too much space. I would however like to put a futon in there so I’ll have to keep my eye out for a decent one on sale. In case you were wondering our kitchen now is a lot bigger. We like to cook together but could never really do that before but now we can. Last night we made spaghetti and meatballs together and we had a blast. I think we are in the minority where we both like to cook as I know most couples it is either one or the other that does it. We basically take turns depending on what we feel like making and who is doing what on a particular night. On the nights he works late then I definitely cook. On nights when I want to go to the gym or whatever else than he does.
Speaking of food that is probably the main thing I am going to miss about the city. All the restaurants out here are all chain places and I don’t like going to most of them. That just means we will have to eat out less and cook more at home which isn’t a bad thing.
For a while now I’ve been looking at ways to diversify my assets. I’ve been dumping money into a 401k for as long as I can remember, but I’ve never actually played around with my money to see how I can make it work for me. All I can tell you about my current investment portfolio is that I put 6% of my weekly income in a 401k, it’s matched….aaaand that’s it. Well, I have also been saving tons of money and now I think it’s time I learn a little bit about playing the markets.
Of course, I’m not what most people would call “normal” so I can’t just buy a few stocks and sit on them until a company makes a big change that nets me a few grand, I need a challenge. Not only do I need a challenge, but I like to see fast results. If I wanted slower growth, I’d open an IRA and just double my retirement contribution. I want to play the market in a way that pushes the envelope, where there is great risk and great reward. That’s why I’ve actually been looking into binary options after reading about them on http://www.financialtradingschool.com/curriculum/binary-options/ a few months ago while I was researching all of this.
Binary options are interesting to me because they aren’t direct investments. You actually wager money that a stock will act a certain way. If you’re right, you can win big but if you’re wrong, you can lose your entire investment. How does it work? Let’s say for example I have been watching a major stock for a while and the CEO of the company is about to make a decision to release a new product. When that product is released, the stock could potentially explode. Instead of just buying that stock and sitting on it, I purchase a binary option.
When I invest in a binary option, I’m saying something along the lines of “this company’s stock will increase by 5% in the next 24 hours” or “this company’s stock will bottom out at 24.50/share in three days.” I invest a set amount and the return on investment is also predetermined. If I’m right, I walk away with 2x, 5x, or even as high as 10x the amount I initially invested but if I’m wrong then I walk away empty handed.
There’s definitely some skill required in binary trading, but I’ve been doing my research and it seems like something I’d love to try. It’s definitely not for everyone, but the risk/reward seems right up my alley. I’m not going to be using money that I *need* for anything else, so why not? It could be a great learning experience and potentially a great earning experience.