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19.1

morning teeth DONE

grocery list DONE

grocery shopping DONE

journaling DONE

compress #1 DONE

fold laundry HALF DONE

put on laundry load DONE

food/water/vitamins DONE

prep for editing DONE

editing DONE

lunch+dishes DONE

compress #2 DONE

finish folding laundry DONE

hang up laundry DONE

practice

 

later:

take a shower 

 

WED

walk 

practice 

novel editing

call the pharmacy and figure out vitamin situation 

couple hours of perm res work 

try to do some nutrition program catchup

 

AFTER NOVEL ED DONE

read HS paper

haircut!

filing

laundry

 

16.1

morning teeth DONE

2 hrs novel DONE

food DONE

water SOME NOT ENOUGH

vitamins DONE

compress #1 DONE

laundry 

practice DONE 

2 more hours novel DONE

compress #2 DONE

15.1

teeth DONE

did those effing forms and put them in the mail

went on an hour walk 

ate

next: 

compress #1 DONE

laptop cleanup DONE 

either a nap or editing work NAPPED

compresses 2 + 3 DONE 

reply SC, ML, MM, RM too? REPLIED MM, SC 

12.1

compress #1 DONE

next:

teeth

water

vitamins

 

11.1

registering for test DONE

doing best to register for other test DONE

journaling DONE

vitamin C with water DONE

vitamin D DONE

compress #1 DONE

general tidying with an eye toward doing 2 hours of work on novel

 

10.1

friend reply DONE

book ballet class DONE

morning teeth DONE

compress #1 DONE

food DONE

practice DONE

next:

break, food, vitamins DONE

webinar DONE

 

 

plan:

webinar

immigration test emails DONE

HS reply

body email

meditation course call DONE

compresses DONE

vitamins 

9.1

look at registration process for immigration exams DONE

send emails about regstering DONE

teeth DONE

compress #1 DONE

call about language exam DONE

call about gnl knowledge exam DONE 

bfast+vitamins DONE

rest DONE

practice DONE 

novel copyediting DONE

pension form #1 TOMORROW?

pension form #2 TOMORROW?

 

8.1

10 off DONE

15 on: scan degree, print: form #1, form #2, 4 degrees+dip, SSA record, LSM letter DONE

20 on: teeth and compress #1 DONE

bfast DONE

fill out form #1 NOPE

fill out form #2 NOPE

write coverletter DONE

send to friend for proofing and also ask if good idea to also forward emails with letters and supporting documents DONE AND NOTED

call VHS DONE

journaling DONE 

20-30 off DONE

practice DONE 

lunch+dishes DONE

compress #2 DONE 

nutrition video at some point? 

7.1

immigration task DONE

looking up formatting things in chicago DONE

immigration task DONE

nap DONE

pay bills DONE

3 hours on immigration forms DONE

looking up more formatting things DONE 

6.1

 

teeth DONE

compress DONE 

water DONE

food DONE

vitamins DONE 

10 off DONE

90 min laptop cleanup DONE

dishes DONE 

20 off DONE

2 hours editing DONE

1-2 hours off DONE

compress #2 DONE

finish first-pass editing DONE

dinner DONE

immigration NOPE

compress #3 DONE

meditation NOPE

4.1

novel DONE

journaling DONE

teeth DONE

walk DONE

pharmacy DONE

water DONE

bfast DONE

compress DONE

vitamins DONE

practice DONE

lunch DONE

rest DONE 

ballet notes maybe 

laundry NOPE

make dinner DONE

nutrition course videos DONE

more nutrition videos? 

prep for lawyer meeting- get computer ready DONE

prep for lawyer meeting- review notes and print documents DONE

compress #2 DONE

lawyer meeting DONE

meeting followup done DONE

teeth DONE

compress #3 DONE

meditation DONE 

grocery order DONE

2.1

send documents to lawyer DONE

reply to friend DONE

morning teeth DONE

dishes DONE

editing DONE

water DONE

bfast and vitamins DONE

compress #1 DONE

35 min break DONE

practice DONE

practice notes DONE

blister-proof boots DONE

walk DONE

pharmacy for vit C CLOSED

lunch DONE

shower? DONE

2 friend emails? 

laundry? 

1.1

first tasks:

teeth DONE

compress

figure out royalties accounting DONE

reconcile and reconfigure big spreadsheet DONE OMG

eat DONE

do prorated expenses DONE

get a new savings number DONE

estimate 2020 tax overages (incl US refund)DONE

devise a system for thinking about the wiggle room DONE

devise a system for thinking about where money should go  DONE

compress DONE

read through health insurance documents DONE

discuss with friend DONE

dishes DONE

some rest DONE

create retirement plan presentation DONE!!!

next:

rest

teeth

compress

meditation 

31.12

teeth and compress DONE

big batch cooking DONE

utilities email DONE

go through bank statement #1 (a, b, c) DONE

bfast and vitamins DONE

10 mins off DONE 

10 mins on bank statement #2 (a, b) DONE

retirement/health+long-term care insurance calculations DONE

tax burden as a function of gross income calculations DONE

online ballet DONE

lunch+disehs DONE

compress DONE 

some earning strategy work DONE 

15 mins off DONE

finish 2020 spreadsheet DONE

copy it DONE

make some estimates about 2020 German tax bill based on NGE DONE

income summary for both accountants DONE

travel doc for deu DONE

per diem for us DONE

us calculations IN PROGRESS 

dinner DONE

dishes DONE

calculations on a 10/10 DONE

start a 2020 return on us website 2020 NOT AVAIL YET

 

28.12

important reply DONE

2 hours novel editing DONE

pilates set up DONE

pilates DONE

water DONE

teeth DONE

bfast DONE

rest DONE

practice DONE

27.12

2 hours editing DONE

journaling DONE

bike ride prep DONE

bike ride DONE

water + bfast/vitamins DONE

shower + skin care DONE

order groceries DONE

little bit of accounting DONE

immigration study DONE 

practice DONE 

 

26.12

1.5 days of dishes DONE

pay union dues DONE 

order printer paper DONE

maybe order knives DONE

order oil for squeaky door DONE

send info to roommate DONE

figure out shopping schedule til end of year DONE

practice DONE

study for immigration test DONE 

short meditation DONE

5 pages novel editing DONE

hour meditation DONE

 

24.12

teeth and rent DONE

hour novel editing DONE

 

23.12

pension thinking DONE

journaling DONE

editing for friend DONE

practice DONE

roommate rent meeting DONE

lunch DONE

dishes DONE

next:

novel editing DONE

xmas cards if poss DONE!!!!

meditation DONE 

22.12

hour-ish novel editing DONE

10 off DONE

teeth and grocery trip DONE

eat DONE

rest DONE

monster nap DONE

15 off DONE

practice DONE

pension research DONE

21.12

90 mins on novel editing DONE

prelim look at comments on GR paper DONE

move money DONE

eat DONE

reply/journaling DONE 

15 off DONE

email DONE

30 off DONE

practice DONE

practice notes

walk DONE

food planning SOME DONE

retirement research POSTPONED TIL TOMORROW 

GR paper meeting DONE

19.12

teeth DONE 

conclusion DONE

figure captions DONE

bfast DONE

2 off DONE

25 on abstract DONE

5 off DONE

90 on email draft and once-through read DONE

15 on dishes DONE

15 off DONE

practice DONE

16.12

reply DONE

journal DONE

practice DONE

meditate HALF HOUR 

eat

GR paper FOR REAL. 

15.12

more immigration/retirement thinking DONE

general organization/strategy DONE

morning teeth DONE

bfast DONE

next: 

practice notes DONE

practice DONE

next:

hour walk DONE

lunch DONE

rest +shower DONE

10 off

10 on end of intro 

 

14.12

journaling DONE 

options for first tasks:

teeth DONE

practice notes

exercise HALF HOUR WALK

practice?

then some work on GR paper 

meditation 30 MINS

grocery shopping DONE

next:

lunch DONE

dishes DONE

print 60 docs for visa appt DONE

next:

10 off DONE

2ish hours detailing requirements for perm res DONE

teeth DONE

meditation

13.12

break down next steps on paper DONE

10 off DONE

10 on step 1 DONE

10 off DONE

15 on GR def. sentence plus org graf DONE

5 off DONE

8 on GR sections organization DONE

6 off DONE

4 on how to organize the "misc" grafs PROGRESS

20 off: teeth and bfast DONE

25 on outlining 2 misc grafs and figuring out what they are doing DONE

10 off DONE

8 on figuring out what to do with SF section (first outline it and then look at reviewer feedback) DONE

30 on journaling DONE

20 off DONE

10 on opening hips DONE

hour practice  DONE

lunch DONE

dishes DONE

bday and sympathy cards DONE

 

 

11.12

lawyer followup email DONE

journaling DONE

housing thinking DONE

skincare DONE

next: teeth/water/food/vitamins DONE

10 off DONE

10 on: teeth DONE

alignment exploration DONE

dishes DONE 

practice  DONE

lunch DONE

break DONE

20 mins on pre-apt-search DONE 

next:

nap

meditation? 

food planning? 

return to outlining GR paper 

 

10.12

30ish getting back into GR paper DONE

25 off DONE

5ish on going through exemplar paper notes DONE

20 off- bfast, vitamins DONE

45-ish journaling DONE

practice DONE

set up for online ballet DONE

online ballet DONE

cook lunch DONE

meditation homework DONE

resting DONE 

 

9.12

5 off DONE

10 on: opening 2019 and 2020 income records, relevant folders, and going chronologically. DONE

5 off DONE

25 on: downloading DB november stm, screenshotting everything since then and making sure KSK is there, looking at 2 stms previous to that and saving to the right folder, breaking down next steps DONE

7 off DONE

35 on: make sure date shows, screenshot front page BoA -> pdf, screenshot front page CapOne -> pdf, make nachweis for 15 check deposit, screenshot 7 check deposit -> pdf, screenshot front page TDA -> pdf  DONE YAY 

10 off DONE. DID MORNING TEETH

10 on: break down email to AG (in 3 emails) DONE

20 off: bfast, vitamins DONE

30 on: AG email breakdown DONE

25 on a stressful phone call DONE

5 off DONE

25 on categorizing documents DONE

5 off DONE

10 on listing/categorizing documents DONE

10 off DONE

15 on listing/categorizing documents DONE

40 on emailing DONE OMG. 

right now: drink water DONE, take vitamins DONE, plan food  DONE, organize lunch DONE

lunch DONE

30 mins resting, then 10-30 mins meditation

hour GR

dinner 

meditation and visualizing thu am: writing 6-8am, bfast 8am, practice 10am, ballet 11am

early bedtime 

8.12

morning teeth DONE

visa anxiety journaling DONE

open LS doc, start SM doc (8 on) DONE

10 off DONE

11 on: open SM docs to check title, return address, date, start writing DONE

10 off DONE

8 on: final 3 sentences, details DONE

10 off DONE

13 on: put letter through deepl and make a PDF; break down next steps DONE

many hours off  DONE

10 on: CL letter DONE

5 off DONE

10 DB letter DONE

5 off DONE

5 on SYMEC and Sty contracts DONE

5 on breakdown and SYMEC web DONE

10 off DONE

20 on: get piles out of closet do Sty, LS DONE

5 off DONE

5 on: CL, SNM DONE

up to an hour off: food 

10 on: DB, piles DONE

10 off DONE

10 on: lease + anmeldung DONE

big break DONE

scan lease DONE

move onto health insurance docs DONE

break down rest of process DONE 

all tax related docs DONE

7.12

handle grocery delivery DONE

morning teeth DONE 

make transfer DONE

hour off + bfast DONE

30-45 mins off DONE

hip opening?

practice DONE

vitamins

work on letter+other visa stuff

lunch DONE

AC text DONE

GR paper 

6.12

2.5 hrs novel editing DONE

journaling DONE

breakfast DONE

break down visa stuff DONE 

practice DONE

water DONE

lunch+dishes DONE

visa stuff DONE

trash and recycling DONE

friend time DONE

5.12

download check photo DONE

check spreadsheet DONE

check letter DONE

reply jvk DONE

reply aa DONE

45 off DONE

planning and rescheduling DONE

30 on ch 46 DONE

10 off DONE

20 on ch 45 DONE

10 off DONE

30 on ch 44 DONE

10 off DONE

15 on ch 44 DONE

5 off DONE

10 on ch 43 DONE

15 on overall structure DONE

morning teeth DONE

bfast+vitamins DONE

practice DONE

lunch+dishes DONE

45 min break DONE

hour meditation homework DONE

dinner + dishes DONE

 

SUN

SYMEC letter

other SYM mats

AG email

next novel work:

chs 30, 42, 26, and dw suggestions

practice 

walk with friend 

 

4.12

order groceries DONE

break down jvk reply DONE

draft email DONE

open letter DONE

draft new letter DONE

send email DONE

j reply DONE 

morning teeth DONE 

go through list of docs for visa and locate some DONE

look at passport photo requirements DONE

check i have a passport photo DONE

think through visa prep timeline DONE 

bfast+vitamins DONE

practice notes

practice DONE

maybe take out trash 

lunch +dishes DONE

20 off DONE

20 on ch 31 outlining DONE

10 off DONE

25 on- ch 32 etc. DONE 

10 off DONE

25 on- chs 32-35 DONE

10 off DONE

35 mins on DONE

10 off DONE

30 on DONE

dinner

meditation

 

SATURDAY

morning- letter from SYMEC, then jvk docs and replies 

2-4 hours on GR paper. finish outlining 

next novel work: start with chapter 46 and decide what to do. 

 

3.12

45 mins novel work DONE

off

45 mins novel work DONE

10 off DONE

30 novel work DONE

online ballet DONE 

lunch DONE

meditation homework DONE

 

2.12

morning teeth DONE

bfast+vitamins DONE

friend replies DONE

launder mattress cover DONE

next: 

drafting RH email on a 10/10

10 on structure DONE

32 on outlining current draft of paper DONE

10 off DONE

33 on outlining DONE

20 off DONE 

practice DONE

lunch DONE

10 on breakdowns and visa stuff DONE

10 off DONE

7 on spreadsheet request DONE

20 off DONE

20 distracted on novel structure DONE

big batch cooking for dinner DONE

at least an hour off DONE

evening teeth DONE

long meditation DONE

1.12

let SYM know waiting for check DONE

proofread PP DONE

meditation homework DONE

bfast+vitamins DONE 

practice notes DONE

practice DONE 

take ib DONE 

next: 20 min break DONE

30 on paper DONE

lunch+dishes DONE

4 off DONE

10 on paper DONE

10 off DONE

10 on paper  DONE

2 off DONE

10 on paper DONE

6 off DONE 

10 on paper DONE

5 off DONE

12 on paper DONE

10 off DONE

10 on paper DONE

10 off DONE

10 on reviewer edits DONE

4 off DONE 

14 on reviewer edits DONE

10 off DONE

35 on reviewer edits DONE 

dinner + dishes DONE

speak to sm DONE

teeth DONE

meditation

 

TOMORROW

request for spreadsheet to JvK 

workout

GR planning

bfast+vitamins

practice 

novel editing? 

 

FILLER TASKS IF NEEDED

personal accounting

what v is/what v isn't 

30.11b

5 sections left in paper 1.

10 off DONE

10 on section 1/5 ALL FIVE DONE

10 off DONE

10 on paper #2 DONE

10 off DONE

10 on paper #2 DONE

 

30.11

bike ride DONE

bfast and vitamins DONE

bike maintenance email DONE 

change linens DONE

vacuum and mop DONE

load of laundry DONE

launder house shoes DONE

practice DONE 

lunch DONE

dishes DONE

laptop cleanup and locate all the relevant files DONE

20 off DONE

read reviewer evaluations and make notes DONE

read paper #1 recommended by R HALFWAY THROUGH

dinner+dishes DONE 

finish paper #1 DONE

read paper #2 recommended by R DONE 

some end of month accounting DONE 

meditate

bed

 

TOMORROW

follow-up message to AG- no let SYM know waiting for check and email AG whenit arrives

start by reading paper as it was submitted

then read reviewer track changes

request for spreadsheet to JvK 

 

29.11

meditate DONE

pilates DONE

food DONE

hip opening DONE

practice notes DONE

practice DONE 

water and lunch DONE

dishes DONE 

long break DONE

change linens OPENED MATTRESS PROTECTOR

start GR breakdown 

dinner + dishes DONE

continue GR breakdown 

meditation class DONE

get familiar with bike lights DONE

28.11

journaling DONE

bit of tidying/cleaning/shredding DONE

clean out fridge DONE

clean out cupboards DONE 

handle grocery delivery DONE

vitamins DONE

hour break DONE

practice DONE

lunch DONE

italian writing DONE

dishes and food planning DONE 

hour break 45 DONE

meditation DONE

break down GR revisions DONE

test eggs and take out trash DONE

order winter duvet DONE

make dinner DONE 

dishes DONE

hour break DONE

shower and s DONE 

 

SUNDAY 

open mattress protector

change linens 

GR revisions

practice 

27.11

file immigration docs DONE

read through doc 1 DONE

10 off DONE

read through and edit doc 2 DID IT IN 25 MINS YAY

10 off DONE

read email DONE FINALLY YAY

food DONE

journaling DONE 

10 off DONE

letter to lawyer DONE YAY

20 off DONE

practice DONE

lunch DONE

maybe novel

maybe bike ride

maybe change linens

26.11b

want to do a text edit cleanup on a 10/10 and then a backup

10 on DONE 

next 10- practice notes cleanup WORKED STEADILY FOR 45

dinner break DONE 

next 10- restore a bunch of documents. DONE YAY. 

10 off DONE

next 10 on- pick a set of screenshots and start restoring to pre-crash state. 50 MINUTES ON FIRST TWO SETS

10 off DONE 

next 10 on- 3rd set of screenshots DONE

next: finish laundry and make a backup DONE!!!

started going through immigration stuff and did teeth DONE

now order groceries DONE

 

26.11

breakfast DONE

journaling DONE

big batch cooking DONE

dishes DONE 

hour walk DONE 

reply karen

food email 

vitamins DONE 

hip opening

3 loads laundry DONE 

maybe open mattress cover

hopefully change linens

25.11

go to kitchen DONE

15 minute break DID ITALIAN WRITING

15 minute break DONE

3rd bank statement DONE

24.11

Want to concentrate on a numbers update. 

1) October numbers DONE

-paid 3 bills

-drafted 2 invoices to MM 

-had food, water, vitamins 

-october reconciling and invoices done

 

2) tax recordkeeping DONE

-figured out that small stack of receipts is new

-downloaded bank statements 

-scanned paper receipts 

-2/3 bank statements done

next:

20 min break

3rd bank statement 

update spreadsheet 

 

3) tax authority prepayment stuff  DONE

4) pay rent DONE 

5) invoicing DONE 

6) schedule health insurance decisions 

7) make a backup

8) load of laundry DONE

9) vitamin C/natron/protein powder/water DONE

10) sympathy card for friend DONE 

23.11

10 minutes laptop cleanup DONE

10 minutes dishes and tidying/laundry HOUR+ DISHES, TIDYING, LAUNDRY

snack then receipts MAKING LUNCH. DID SPENDING RECORD UPDATE

now lunch. then begin admin catchup

 

21.11

half hour rest DONE

half hour meditation homework DONE

hour nap

make a breakdown and start it 

11.11

30 minutes and then start editing 

practiced. have not started editing yet. 

60 off and then editing. maybe some meditation. 

1.11

10 off and then AC email. breakdown

1) read it DONE

2) get the options clear in your mind

3) choose 

 

then food/cleaning/wardrobe journaling 

 

ok there's a spreadsheet with a whole mess of numbers to understand. added steps:

1b) read my email DONE

1c) read P's email and jot down relevant numbers DONE 

1d) read J's email and jot down relevant numbers DONE

 

10 off then as many of those steps as i can. 

 

2a) read AC email

2b) look at AC spreadsheet 

 

10 off and then those steps. 

 

AC email done. yay!! 

 

10 off