Carnival Roundup and Life Update

The last few months have been insane for me.

  • I’ve been working 50+ hours per week at my day job, but we’ve hired more programmers, so that’s going to calm down.
  • I’ve been putting 30+ hours per week  into my side businesses.
  • Until two weeks ago, we had wrestling practice or meets 3-4 nights a week.
  • I’ve got so much going on, my insomnia is going nuts.  I wake up at 2AM with my mind racing, and fall back asleep between 4 and 5 every night.   I’ve got meds for that, but I have to take them by 9PM or I’m too drowsy in the morning.   Taking sleeping pills at 9 cuts into my side-hustle productivity.

If I’ve been out of touch, that’s why and I’m sorry.  I’ve been feeling a bit neglectful around here.   I am actively working to reduce my day-job hours to a reasonable 40-45 per week, without increasing the time spent on the other things in the list.  I need to spend more time with my family and friends and spend some more of the side-hustle time here.

Live Real, Now was included in following carnivals recently:

Yakezie Carnival – Easter Edition hosted by Roshawn Watson

Carnival of Personal Finance #356 hosted by Money Drain

Totally Money Carnival #62 hosted by Stupid Cents

Carnival of Tax #101 hosted by Don’t Mess with Taxes

Festival of Frugality #331 hosted by One Smart Dollar

Yakezie Carnival – Have Fun Edition hosted by Tackling Our Debt

Yakezie Carnival – April Fool’s Edition hosted by Passive Income to Retire

Yakezie Carnival – Severe Weather Edition hosted by Money Qanda

Carnival of Money Pros – Tax Rush Edition hosted by Novel Investor

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    1. Don’t sacrifice sleep! You may not be, but just saying.

      Personally, I’m convinced that getting a full night sleep and managing within those parameters is good for health and overall success. I’m trying hard to force myself to shut down instead of just being revved up to accomplish things at all time. Seems counter-intuitive, but I’m hoping for more productivity as a result of more sleep.

    2. An impressive share, I just given this onto a colleague who was doing a little analysis on this. And he in fact bought me breakfast because I found it for him. 🙂

    3. Life happens to us all. Before you know it, the kiddos will be big 🙂

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