HAPPY TUESDAY, EVERYBODY!
Have a great proactive day!
Hi and good wishes for whatever you're dealing with, today!
= done or done enough
= made or am making progress
***P0 (or P2-and-up-and-brief)***
eat something substantial (so far, I've eaten an energy bar w/ soy milk)
start bookending, check-in at P.A.
return library book
10-min. burst on etwas from bug list
draft msg: check in with Y
reply to K
draft request to J re test run, (do?)
work on Wednesday presentation
15 min. Qi Gong
aim for 22:00 bedtime, 6:00 alarm early shower, tomorrow
check through job email
notify A re extra appts
write morning pages in journal?
do laundry for tomorrow (delicates)
cook vegetable soup?
rsch atheist foundation-level approach? (found and briefly dipped into SMART Recovery book)
do 5 minutes on something from project list at http://procrastinators-anonymous.org/node/4093
prep bd card for T
pay bills mail bill payment
put lp and icf on project list
Today I need to:
Finish L28 staining
Schedule for the week
Start geno, wean
Get data for GD
Finish financial stuff
Clean out email (so only 90% full) (started)
Emails: JS, JW, MK, girls group, MC, IA, PR, Mark (can finish all except MK at home)
Orders: R probes, PFA, VAD food, avertin, m, hist sub, bulb, DEPC
Today just studying for optics exam.
Not too worried for it though I should be.
Next time I feel like wasting time I'll take a step back and think about how important all the things I'm putting off are.
I am also studying Optics, majoring in it actually I'm curious to see what you are taking! lol
Just wanted to let you know I relate. Sometimes thinking of how important EVERYTHING I have to do is is really overwhelming and sometimes I just think "well I am at A and I want to get to B" what is the first step to get there. Even if it is just one assignment or emailing my prof for help or something.
But I'm definitely not perfect. I am struggling with finding a balance in my life.
i too can identify. i have something that I should have been working on for a few weeks. i know it has to be done..i swore to myself i would do it over the weekend, but i didn't. now i will have to pull an all-nighter because it has to be to the attorney tomorrow - my time is up.
i keep asking what am i getting from procrastinating it? at some level, if i wanted to do it, i would have at least been working on it.
Now, i'm just beating myself up. I don't understand myself!!
also feel things are so overwhelming, and that the things i need to do are so important, that i totally become dysfuctional. now apartment is being painted, things are all over the place, clothes that fit, clothes that down't fit, books that i will never read. have started giving away books. which i had a garage that i could just throw all my junk into but i live in nyc. even if i hire someone they could not possibly organize stuff because i need to do that.
i do care. and that things are not getting done makes the situation even the more stressful
I want to thank my Higher Power for this program, this website, the telephone and online meetings, and my life.
Things I will do today
1. Go to the 5:45 a.m. telephone ACA meeting
2. Go to the 7 a.m. telephone DA meeting
3. Go to the 7:30 a.m. telephone PA meeting
4. Test blood sugar after fasting
5. Cook and eat breakfast
6. Go to the 8:30 a.m. telephone PA meeting
7. Go to the 9:30 a.m. telephone PA check-in
8. Go to the 9:45 a.m. telephone CLA activity line
9. Take shower
10. Go to the 12 noon telephone ACA meeting
11. Go to the 1 p.m. telephone CLA activity line
12. Warm up and eat lunch
13. Prayer and meditation morning and evening
14. Read DA and AA literature
15. Go to the 3 p.m. telephone DA meeting
16. Get tomorrow's forum ready
17. Clear the tables
18. Wash dishes
19. Clear the bed
20. Empty a couple of totes
21. Test my blood sugar before dinner
22. Eat dinner
23. Go to the 7 p.m. telephone OA meeting
24. Go to the 8 p.m. telephone CLA meeting
25. Go to the 9 p.m. online EA meeting
26. Go to the 9:30 p.m. telephone CLA activity line
27. Declutter 1,000 e-mail
Thanks for letting me share
Happy Tuesday. Working from home today. I'm very grateful that I don't have to hit the freeway today because it was a nightmare yesterday. I have a dentist appointment this morning, so I only have about 6-7 hours for work today, and I intend to dedicate myself and work hard during those 6-7 hours.
I'm feeling very sleepy this morning. Yesterday I was tired all day from the weekend, partly from working Saturday night but mostly from an overwhelming amount of kids and dogs. Yesterday was not a good day. I was dragging all day and never even made a todo list, I was just in reactive mode all day, doing whatever seemed urgent at the moment. Today I'll get myself back together, exercise, then review my goals for April and make a nice todo list. By then it will probably be time to head for the peridontist for a cleaning, unpleasant but it will feel great after it's done.
I will check back after the dentist with my todo list for the rest of the day. Now, exercise! I have the exercise video queued up.
"Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." - Samuel Beckett
Show up (done) 3p's pause, pray, prepare
Update blog for weight
Speak with EG for delivery
Make brain training
Install new version of schema for PV
Answer RF about UG
- "A procrastinator's work is never done."
Showing up today. Up, dressed, breakfasted, been for bike ride (exercise). I don't want to look at my 'To do' list because I know there's stuff left over from yesterday. I keep telling myself I can do a certain amount of stuff, and I regularly do something like 75% of it. Perhaps if I was fully recovered from procrastination (is there such a thing?) I could do the 100% but for now it just makes me feel bad having 'leftover' jobs from the day/s before.
I think I have to cut myself a little slack and put less jobs on my lists, despite the guilt I feel about not getting through the 'backlog' fast enough. Also trying to resolve a balance between paid and unpaid jobs.
Best wishes to you all for the day ahead!
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