day 2253 – europe essence

throwback to london time and the europe trip i had earlier this spring. used up all my spendings and vacation time in one go so i’ll have to wait and start planning for next year’s. i can’t wait until my next extended vacation and hope that there’ll be more fun times to come. for now, i’ll have to keep saving up for some big upcoming expenses and investments

day 1887 – envisioning

maybe it’s not a bad idea to take up presale condo shopping as a new hobby. making myself comfortable and envisioning my soon to be new home. i’ve been eyeing multiple developments and wanting to invest in one for quite some time, but i have some more saving to do before i can hold down a unit. definitely made some progress over the last little while, but better sit down and strategize how it can be sped up to make my dream become a reality

day 1749 – expensive fuel

i can’t believe my eyes when the pump ejected my receipt. one full fill up now cost me eight nine cents short of a hundred. the cost of living in vancouver has gone up so much in both driving and living. it used to cost mid eighties for one tank of gas, now it’s almost triple digits. condos are so out of reach, it makes saving up for a down payment next to impossible. it makes me wonder what steps are required to follow the skyrocketing market in order for my generation to settle in vancouver

day 1617 – jaybirds

another shipment from boxing day shopping arrived at my doorstep. as the parcels trickle in, i keep in mind christmas is only three hundred odd days away. lots of expenditures this past christmas on laser, supplies, clothing, sports gear, car essentials, organizations and now headphones. these jaybirds is a hefty buy but it was time to make the upgrade rather than just settle for something mediocre. they’re ready to rock and roll next time i’m working my butt off

day 1538 – sit stand

only ordered days ago and excited to find my laptop stand already at my doorstep. can’t wait to unwrap and put it to good use once i can set up my home workstation. it isn’t as sturdy as the picture on the site showed but it should do the job and carry the weight of my laptop. i’ve been very diligent with my spendings, and this is one i thought was timely with my situation

day 1354 Рvapors 

it’s been months since i last splurged on something for myself but this week i went all in. long overdue for a new pair since my current pair wasn’t the right fit which probably caused the growing bone pain. these new jets are baked, sharpened and ready to go, the only question is am i ready to go. i was excited to be skating with these vapors for the very first time but this wasn’t quite enough to lift my mood. i couldn’t get into the game at all after being bummed out with some work conflicts all morning

day 1345 Рtoilette 

i was fine with the rags i had, but my mom gave my fresh towels instead. the frayed edges and faded colours gave it character and added sentimental value. i would rather save money for other things like pay off my large bills and ever growing expenses. saving has become harder; need to work harder at it and make sure i keep that going. i still want to catch a down payment sometime sooner rather than later