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I’m 29, Make $100k A Year, & Spent $250 On Wellness This Week

I’m 29, Make $100k A Year, & Spent $250 On Wellness This Week

6:00 a.m. — I got up to see my client for their 6:30 a.m. session. My private gym was able to re-open under health authority guidelines, so I'm seeing my clients in person again. Trainers have the option to wear a mask, we only allow 1:1 private sessions, and everything is physically distanced in a…
We Spent $40,000 To Live In A Solar-Powered Van

We Spent $40,000 To Live In A Solar-Powered Van

If you just spent five minutes and 23 seconds with your jaw on the floor, you’re not alone. We also watched in awe as Toronto-based couple Bec Moroney and Eamon Fitzgerald toured us around their (almost) 20-foot-long Sprinter van — which contains more useable and thoroughly comfortable living space than you ever thought you could…
Ronnie Long Spent 44 Years In Prison Because Of Racist Policing. Now, He’s Finally Free.

Ronnie Long Spent 44 Years In Prison Because Of Racist Policing. Now, He’s Finally...

According to Long, his lawyer, and various political figures, prejudice and racism played a major role in his conviction. Judge James Wynn of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals drove home the fact that Long, “a Black man, was tried in 'small town' 1970s North Carolina by an all white jury for the rape of…
I Make $65k A Year, Live In New York, And Spent $300 On My Wellness Routine This Week

I Make $65k A Year, Live In New York, And Spent $300 On My...

7 p.m. — After cleaning up, we put on our masks and head out for date night! We sit outside at the Little Beet Table at a socially distanced table and share seshito peppers and shrimp tacos, each getting a margarita to toast the week ($64). It feels great to enjoy a healthy dinner and…
I’m 24, Live At Home, & Spent $993 On Wellness This Week

I’m 24, Live At Home, & Spent $993 On Wellness This Week

6:30 p.m. — My childhood friend and I went out to dinner for her birthday to catch up since it’s been a while ($60). For me, eating out tends to mean carbs, cheese, and alcohol! Over the past several weeks, as COVID-19 restrictions in my area have lifted, I’ve given myself more freedom when it…
I Live In Hoboken, Make $68k A Year, And Spent $374 On My Wellness Routine This Week

I Live In Hoboken, Make $68k A Year, And Spent $374 On My Wellness...

9 a.m. — I make coffee, actually brush my hair, and put on a normal shirt. I have a Skype meeting with a coworker in 30 minutes, so I need to look somewhat presentable. She’s helping me out because I just started this job the day that NYC shut down — I haven’t actually met…
Trump spent Memorial Day weekend tweeting conspiracy theories and petty attacks

Trump spent Memorial Day weekend tweeting conspiracy theories and petty attacks

Memorial Day weekend is meant to be a somber occasion for commemorating the men and women who have lost their lives while serving in the United States military — and it’s a particularly tragic one in light of the rapidly mounting death toll from the coronavirus in the US, which is fast approaching 100,000 lives.…
The best $19.98 I ever spent: A seatbelt extender

The best $19.98 I ever spent: A seatbelt extender

“We’d like to offer you the position,” she said, meeting me with a broad, expectant smile. I had thought I was coming in for a final interview, but was instead met with a job offer. I was stunned. I had applied for the position on a lark, thinking I was too inexperienced for this dream…
The best $55,000 I ever spent: IVF

The best $55,000 I ever spent: IVF

Paying thousands of dollars for a chance at pregnancy is a little like playing Russian roulette. Either you’re going to be relieved when you find yourself still breathing at the end or your whole life will seemingly be over. This is how I found myself flat on my back, feet in stirrups, as the doctor…
What I Spent On Self-Care During The Coronavirus Pandemic

What I Spent On Self-Care During The Coronavirus Pandemic

6 p.m. — I’m obsessed with the outdoors, and my parents have a beautiful garden in our backyard. I decide that every chance I have, I want to be out in it. So, I sit in the hammock to write down my intentions for quarantine: Take daily morning walks, drink all the water I can,…

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