Procrastinators Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from chronic procrastination.

Saturday January 19, 2008

pro's CI - 1:55pm

I'm dressed - that's something. But I can't seem to do anything. I'm not feeling well at all. At times I think I have the energy to do somethinng, but when I stand up I realize I don't. :(

We have Monday off from work so I still have some time.

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Procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried.

Falcon Saturday CI

  • Quick flip through The Pile and pay any late bills before mail carrier comes
  • Run through music
  • Get stuff ready for this evening
  • Walk (to library if time)
  • Run through music again

Falcon

kromer 9:10 CI

Today--some work and some goofing off. In no particular order

Respond to email
See A
Call J, maybe go out for coffee
Create new test set and main graph
Run test job
Run actual job
Plan out what should be included in Friday's lab meeting presentation
Start WashU fellowship essays
Deep clean fridges
Tidy room

I'll deal with email, then leave to meet up with A. Check in when back, around 2 probably

kromer 3 CI

Back a bit late.
Next:
Deal with email
Call J
Deep clean fridges

kromer 5:50 CI

All done!
Now: cook and eat a healthy dinner
Work on fellowship essays for 30 min
back around 7:30

kromer final CI

didn't do fellowship essays
or anything else useful
argh
oh well, tomorrow will be better

pro's CI - 7:30am

I don't know how much I'll be able to do today because I've been sick, but I'd like to water the plants and work on my pile.

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Procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried.

e's check in

Today started off pretty productively. I got up, did the water, meds thing, got rid of some things under the kitchen sink, straightened the entry hotspot, but I have slithered off into a chocolate breakfast, as TODAY I am working on last year's taxes. I am procrastinating by doing other productive things, and I am giving myself a hard time about it .

Today,
meal plans,
shopping
change sheets
scrub tubs
paperwork (in 15 minute chunks)
sew a button
pick up mended jewelry
hair cut?
straighten out pocketbook, glove, hat mess
allow myself to let go of things I don't really love in my house
shoe pile in the closet
iron
dust mop and dust
keep kitchen sink clean and empty
journal
quiet time

I do that too!

I never really thought of it that much, but doing other "important" tasks instead of the planned ones IS procrastination. Thanks for making me more aware of that. It can only help.

other important tasks

I was SO good at that today! I baked brownies for my family, did a lengthy grocery shopping, delivered an overdue gift for my colleague's baby, and kept the kitchen in very good condition. What did I NOT do? Very much of my tax stuff. I worked on it for all of .... 30 minutes total today. It is like lifting off a bandage to see how bad a wound is and then covering it back up because looking at it makes it feel worse!

sigh.

For tonight: clear the bed and clearly label the tax piles (so I don't have to redo THAT again)
brush teeth
wash face
journal
bigbook
flaxseed oil
sleep early

gratitude list:
seeing friends
being able to carry on a conversation in broken greek
the forward movement on taxes and financial aid
M's getting early acceptance to Mt. Holyoke
compliments on looking thinner
being willing and then feeling much better for having taken flaxseed oil
the internet
this fellowship

goodnight!