From The Dragons on FIRE …
My first year of retirement has been full of rainbows, stars, and smiley faces! Magical and beautiful—and out of this world amazing!
I officially retired from full-time teaching on June 28, 2017 at age 40. The year has gone by very quickly, yet it seems like I was a teacher a lifetime ago. I have zero regrets about quitting. I do not look back at full-time teaching with longing or rose-tinted glasses.
When I tell people I am retired, they always ask me what I do all day. My sense is many people are worried that they will be bored in early retirement. It took me awhile to get in a new rhythm in terms of my activities and how I would schedule my days.