Planning for the darkest timeline

Gail Vaz Oxlade has a saying, “You can have it all, you just can’t have it right now.” In general, that is great advice. It’s always good to stop and consider what the price of your decisions are… Read More

If we are FI, why do we continue to save?

Traveling while gimpy (This is the fourth post in a series about being diagnosed with Primary Lateral Sclerosis. See “I’m sorry, you have motor neurone disease…”,The financial burden of disability, and Forced FI vs. Choosing FI) One of… Read More

Forced FI vs. choosing FI

I’m a swear-y unicorn so my coworker made me this for my desk (This is the third post in a series about being diagnosed with Primary Lateral Sclerosis. See “I’m sorry, you have motor neurone disease…” and The… Read More

The financial burden of disability

Conundrum So following yesterday’s post about my diagnosis, is how this played out financially. After the initial shock of the diagnosis, the reality set in: we had just bought a house, we were renovating a rental condo, and… Read More

“I’m sorry, you have motor neuron disease…”

“…type: Primary Lateral Sclerosis.” My neurologist looked at me sympathetically and I just stared back stunned. I had heard of ALS but PLS didn’t even register as a thing that existed. After I composed myself I asked the… Read More