For the last five years or so, i have told myself that I would figure out a way to work less and play more. Not that I love playing and hate working...actually the opposite. I have a very hard time slowing down, and love working--and tend to work too much.
I had a friend and mentor, Bill Allbright tell me one time that his goal was to work 4 days a week, and make 400k a year, by the time he was 40. I think he has gotten there on all fronts and it seems to work as a good combination.
It wasn't fully bought in on the whole concept though until I read this article of Ryan Carson's on A List Apart that I really started thinking it may be possible for me--you know to recover from this disease.
Go here to read more--it is worth it. Every weekend can be a three-day weekend!