Your Essentials – 52 Lists (Week 11)

Another game of catch up is under way. I am totally behind on the 52 Lists posts. But I still want to do them and catch back up. The first list to catch up on is Week 11: Your Essentials.

We are going beyond the obvious essentials (food, clothing, shelter, and a means to keep the bills paid) to find out what we truly need each day. So I’m going to try to dig deep and minimize what I think I need to function each and every day.

Your Essentials

Your Essentials

  • Modern conveniences: I’d like to think I can live without running water, indoor plumbing, or electricity, but I am not that well adjusted. Nor have I ever had to live without them. And unless the world was ending, they are essential to me.
  • Access to recipes: I am not a great cook, despite my best efforts. But I also have trouble remembering recipes that require more than a few ingredients/steps. Plus, I just like variety and need access to try new things.
  • Family: I need my family. They are my everything, my world, my heart, my motivation. Without them, I am not the best me. I can’t imagine being without them.
  • Books: I thought of putting the internet down as an answer, but I think I could live without it (don’t laugh or scoff at me for that statement.) But I really think that most things I use the internet for I could get from a book or from spending time with my family.
  • Health: There’s no way around it, it’s hard to survive without your health. I know I couldn’t keep going on if I were to suddenly lose what good health I still have. (Which is also why I’m striving to make it better than it is now.)

So what are your essentials? Link up by clicking the picture below!

 

52 lists with Olive & Plaid

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