Log in

No account? Create an account
Redhead Rantings [entries|archive|friends|userinfo]

[ userinfo | livejournal userinfo ]
[ archive | journal archive ]

Things that make me laugh that maybe shouldn't [Apr. 24th, 2009|07:24 am]
[Current Mood |amusedamused]

I bought $1000 worth of AMD stock in 2000. It's worth $371 today. *giggles*
My 401k Statement came last night. I've been putting in like 9% of my income since 2000 in there. Without interest had I just put the money under a mattress it would be worth much more than is in the 401k. *giggles*

I have maxed out my dental plan and my tooth hurts (#14) in front of the root canal I already had redone. I can't afford to get it fixed until next year so it has to stop hurting.

I'm actually entertained because it just doesn't matter that much. I mean, how much fret and worry have I spent trying to make sure I'm secure and can take care of myself. All of the carefully laid plans. Then I think about my memories of the last few years and it's camping with friends, it's the B&B Weekend with Craig, it's the Vancouver trip with Bel. It's the time I've spent with my Mom. Those things really aren't that huge. So, my point is, I worry too much about the future while the chance to make memories I care about slip away. I have set aside too much for the future and not enjoyed "now" enough. This year I hope to have more balance. I love being outside and seeing beauty in nature.

Hunks: I'm excited to see both New Moon and Wolverine and the new Harry Potter and I wish they were all out RIGHT NOW.
Bring on the muscle bound men!

[User Picture]From: carryaway
2009-04-24 02:59 pm (UTC)
I'm afraid to look at my 401k. I doubt I'd laugh. :(

I'm glad you're feeling better enough to be able to laugh about stuff. :)
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: starrynytes4me
2009-04-24 03:01 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I'm not retiring right now, so no point in having a panic. I mean, the economy will recover, it's just going to take lots of time. In the meantime, I'm ok. I just can't stress about it anymore.
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: carryaway
2009-04-24 03:03 pm (UTC)
See, young enough to know it'll get better. :)!
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)