September 11, 2001, is a day that will live in infamy. For me, that day is all tied up in my wedding on September 15th 2001 – and my honeymoon only about a week later. Today I’m reflecting on my memories of that day, and the events that followed, and reminding you to reflect and prepare.
Long time readers will know that I’m a huge fan of preparing for emergencies. After all, my husband almost died of septic shock a little over six years ago.
But I have a secret to tell you.
I’m not the most organized person in the world. When my husband was sick, this was a huge potential issue. And if anything ever happened to me, it would be a huge issue for my husband, and our family.
Today I’m going to share a bit more about what it’s like to be in the throes of an emergency without the information you need to manage it, and talk about an awesome new way to keep your preparation organized.
This time of the year is the hardest time to go onto Facebook. You know how Facebook loves to prompt you to see what happened today in your personal history? Well, these few weeks, every time I log onto Facebook I get to see the memories of what happened exactly six years ago. When my […]
We all know that we “should” prepare for emergencies, but we really think that they can’t happen to us. Unfortunately my friend and fellow blogger Dad, Dollars, Debts and his family lost his home and all his possessions in the CA wildfires. In his honor, I rallied many of our fellow bloggers to publish a chain of posts all about preparing for emergencies.
Five years ago next week, my husband almost died of septic shock. To set the stage – at the time this happened, I was only 31 years old and he was 37. We had two small children, ages four (a preschooler) and eight (third grade). I’ve talked about this story before in my writing and […]
Welcome and Happy Monday! Today I’m going to be tackling that most cheerful of topics, preparing for your own disability or death. It’s all part of the second tier to financial freedom, where you’re working to protect yourself and your family (such as from personal property damage, identity theft, and your own investment mistakes). “Wait […]