Since having kids, my father’s early passing (he was 48) has loomed in the back of my mind. One of my hopes for this blog is to create some accountability for myself in making healthier choices.
Up until this point I haven’t written much about my own health. This is partly because I haven’t completely figured out how I’m going to tackle this topic. It is a bit of an anomaly compared to the other topics I write about. For this reason I’ve continued to justify putting it off.
But for me it is the elephant in the room. I won’t get much benefit from all the work I’m doing to achieve Financial Independence if I end up in an early grave. I will have created some security for my family, which is my top priority, but I think my family would rather have me around to enjoy the financial freedom with them.Continue reading →