13 posts tagged with Austin by jasondigitized.
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Fix my back in Austin

I was diagnosed with bulging L4/L5 discs with spondylolysis and stenosis. Doctor convinced me to get epidural / facet injections. After the shots, I started getting very bad sciatica ( I think its sciatica ). I could hardly stand in the shower. Before the shots I was running half marathons. Now I can't run at all. I can't lift heavy things. Only walking makes it feel better. Its been six months with no improvement. The quality of my life is way worse than it was before. What happened post injection? Can anyone recommend a good back doctor / orthopedist in Austin?
posted by jasondigitized on Sep 29, 2014 - 5 answers

Buy A House With Cash

My wife and I are buying a house in Austin, Texas ( Steiner Ranch ). We are trying to figure out how we want to finance it. We have the means to pay for the house with cash. We are being offered a mortgage at 3.6%. The cost of the house would represent about 50% of our net worth. The other 50% is fairly liquid, with an even spread between 401k, index funds, 529's, and cash. Should we do it? [more inside]
posted by jasondigitized on Jul 11, 2012 - 25 answers

San Antonio with Kids

Taking a day trip to San Antonio with 3 adults, 2 teenagers, 1 tween, and 2 toddlers. Driving from Austin. What are some things we can do as a group? We are looking for things that everyone can enjoy with minimal hassle. We will have strollers for the toddlers.
posted by jasondigitized on Feb 2, 2012 - 8 answers

Austin City No Limits

After a few questions and great answers, my wife and two kids have relocated to Austin. Now we are looking for cool things to do and organizations to get involved with. What are your favorite things to do with or without kids in Austin. [more inside]
posted by jasondigitized on Dec 19, 2011 - 10 answers

Getting Settled

What are your tips for getting settled in a new city? I am not looking for moving tips. I am looking for tips about getting aquaintaned, settled, and secured in a new city once you are moved. If it helps, I am moving to Austin with my wife and two young kids and are leaving our friend and family behind. What services did you pay for / use that made your adjustment a lot easier? How did you learn the road system? How did you find the right community groups / churches / clubs? How did you deal with the stress and emotions that come with a big move? In a nutshell, I want to know how to make the transition to a new city a lot smoother.
posted by jasondigitized on Jul 11, 2011 - 15 answers

Family Friendly Austin

Looking for family friendly neighborhoods in Austin. My wife and two small kids will be relocating to Austin. Our current neighborhood is filled with kids playing in the street and neighbors interacting with each other. We know and hang-out with a lot of our neighbors. We want a neighborhood / community like that in Austin. I know a lot of master planned communities bill themselves as family friendly but a lot of them always seem like ghost towns. Where are the true active / friendly communities in Austin?
posted by jasondigitized on Jun 10, 2011 - 19 answers

Moving House And Kids

Tips on moving! Have you moved across country / to a different country? With a wife and two kids? How did you organize it? I am looking for specific things that we need to add to our checklist / to-do list. Are there any good checklists out there already? We will need to line up housing. What did you forget about? What did you do that you shouldn't have done. How do you line up housing when your thousands of miles away. Specific packing / organization tips? I would like to prevent this move from becoming stressful. Please help our family move with the least amount of pain. Moving to Austin Texas if it matters.
posted by jasondigitized on May 23, 2011 - 11 answers

Preemptive Strike

I have sixth months until I need to look for another job. Outside of keeping my resume and LinkedIn profile up to date, what things can I do in the meanwhile to strengthen my position with recruiters and potential employers? [more inside]
posted by jasondigitized on Apr 14, 2011 - 3 answers

Information Technology in Austin

What is the job market like for I.T. professionals in Austin and how can I join the ranks? [more inside]
posted by jasondigitized on Mar 28, 2011 - 1 answer

How do I get Obamacare

Help me find health insurance. Moving back to the States with wife and two kids after being away for 10 years. May not have jobs when we return. What is the best way to find health insurance? I have no idea where to start or what my options are if we return unemployed. Moving to Texas if that is relevant.
posted by jasondigitized on Mar 17, 2011 - 22 answers

Moving Back

My wife and two kids will be moving back to the U.S. after ten years out of the country. We have 7 months to plan and prep for our move. How do we do this with minimal pain? [more inside]
posted by jasondigitized on Mar 10, 2011 - 6 answers

Austin Here We Come

My wife and I need an itinerary for our Austin scouting trip. We are coming with high hopes next week, without the kids ( 2 and 6 months ), to scout out Austin as a potential place to live. [more inside]
posted by jasondigitized on Feb 19, 2011 - 10 answers

Hotels for Austin Scouts

Looking for hotels in Austin. My wife and I are coming to Austin on a scouting trip with my parents. All research is telling us Austin would be a great place to raise our kids. Kids won't be with us. We are coming on March 9th - 13th. We realize SWSX starts on the 11th. I am not concerned about staying near all the action. I actually wouldn't mind staying out in the hill country or any location where we can hop in our rental car and get a good feel for the metro area. We don't mind paying $150 - $200 a night. Where can we stay that will be a good launching point for checking out all that the Austin metro has to offer?
posted by jasondigitized on Feb 10, 2011 - 7 answers

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