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An answer to the rhetorical "how's it going?". Usually given when someone at work asks how you are and it is quite obvious that you have a crappy job and are just as broke as the next person. Most often used by cab drivers when business is slow.
Dean: Hey Greg, how's it going?
Greg: Living the dream, brother, living the dream.
taxi Greg how are you job life
by CountyDame July 15, 2011
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A sarcastic phrase used to describe the pure boredom and bullshit associated with deployments. People who are screwed into being fobbits with combat arms MOS's are usually the first ones to throw this gem at some one who makes the mistake of either asking, "What's going on?" or "How are you doing?".
Random super happy guy walking into a center of operations: "Hey how are you doing?"

Bored fister: "Living the dream asshole. Thanks for rubbing it in."
by Jebus Chris August 01, 2009
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The state of believing that your life is at the pinnacle of everything you could possibly want despite the presence of onlookers hating on you.

Could also refer to an action where you are 'living the dream' such as replicating something that you recently saw and admired on an episode of Come Dine With Me. Or the process of doing something that you are so happily immersed in that all the other crap in your life seems to disappear.
'She's living the dream'
'Keep on living the dream'
'Don't disturb him whilst he's living the dream'
'I was living the dream until you rained on my parade'
'Living the dream, flickin' a bean'
by Religious Doctrine June 14, 2009
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This is a mindset that usually comes during a lengthy, alcohol and drug fueled break directly after a period of nonstop commitments.
Guy 1) Damn, I can't wait for these exams to be over!

Guy 2) I know right? We've got 4 ounces of weed, 2 half gallons of rum and 4 fifths of whiskey to get us through the month.

Guy 1) We'll wake and bake every morning! Just Living the Dream
by Cap Pohlman November 30, 2010
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Living the Dream
In our world this means - Working from Home -

Common definition - Living the fucking dream (LTFD)
Living the Dream
ie - not coming into the office so you plug your work laptop into your home broadband router and log in to works secure network via vpn then go away and
a) wash the dogs
b) Gardening - prune the bush
c) DIY such as 'Tongue and Groove'
d) Have a rather large poo
e) disappear for 2 hours into town shopping then come back and claim you are having connection problems to the work network
by Felix Steiner June 28, 2006
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1.living the dream is a term used by many Arwing Marines sarcastically refering to how there day is going or how there life is at that point in time.
Marine 1: how are you doing?
Marine 2: im living the dream.
by Cpl Passetto October 05, 2007
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Phrase describing the act of doing something that has relative significance to you and your closest companion that would seem pathetic and sad to most other people. ironic.
Sitting in the back parking-lot of a Japanese restaurant, John pours stolen vodka into a vitamin-water bottle.
Sally: We're living the dream!
by hellzyeaa January 13, 2007
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