3:15 PM: Have just anxiously procrastinated for 2 hours trying to avoid completing some new job paperwork that 'had to' go out by FedEx by 4 PM today. Just thinking about it gives me butterflies in my stomach. I think it won't happen now, and will get put off until Monday. I have been sitting on this since June, occasionally doing something tiny, then setting it aside. Noinetheless, I WILL get it done today, even if it doesn't get mailed until Monday. I DO NOT want the pressure of having this hang over my head. This is not a good precedent heading into a new job where I want things to be different. Okay, no work, no nothing until this is out. Computer (my main 'decompressor') OFF.
Goal: Finish new job paperwork, pack it in FedEx envelope. WHEN finished, see if there is a later drop off place than 4 PM for today. If not, it goes out Monday.
Back later to report.
emails to friends/acquaintances from week
arrange play date & sleepover for son
clean up house in power 1/2 hour
manicure/pedicure - other grooming stuff
follow up on niece's/sisters plane tix with my ff miles
run 3 1/2 miles ; 15 min calis & stretch
ticket - ck dates
take kids to movie at 6:30; leave at 6 pm
blog entry - estate article and nurse article
new matter - 1 hour review documents and revise letter
blog - 1 hour
recovery work - 1 hour [this is my 1st priority. recovery comes first]
gas for car; car wash
sleepover for boys - get them to bed by 10 p.m.
install timer on computer
Much to do today to catch up on missed items this whole week. So feeling pangs of "all to be done today" with tonight's self imposed deadline
So working through all that. I think I may need a "whole shelf of bookends" today.
Will try and update this and use chatbox. Will check back frequently in there.
If you want a bridge meeting to keep you on track...I am around. have kid duty today and am hoping that I don't need to take the boys to the X Games (they went yesterday and I took them since it's close to my office) -- but I'll have my cell phone in any event.
Just remember one thing at a time :)
Thanks SO much -- just knowing we are all there (HERE) for each other is actually inspiring too. Will try and work through it solo. More..'LA'ter ;-)
DONE: Clean house
DONE: Outdoor work
DONE: Practice vc
Bills and filing
HPG newsletter work
Job hunt work
A MUCH better day than yesterday. Apart from 45 minutes of procrastination in the middle of the day, I worked the highest priority stuff, and accomplished a lot.
Happy weekend! I have a lot to do this weekend, and I don't wanna get started. I did go online and pay my bills for the 1st. and that reminds me, it's time for the gentle reminder. I'll go do that and come back.
OK I'm back and on the right day
Busy day, work and shopping and don't really have much time for house cleaning, but I'll try to give it a straighten. I cleaned the bathrooms thoroughly last weekend so they'll keep, DD will do laundry and DH will probably vacuum.
'A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.' - Elbert Hubbard
Slept in a bit today, had quiet time, did a little cleaning, now settling down to work.
Today has a lot of chores and socializing:
*Routine weekly cleaning
*Help friend move in
*Deacon mtg reminders
*Emails to R&R, deal w/ emails from last 2 weeks
*Figure out backup system & finish ref mgmt system (will do this soon)
And a few work tasks:
*Rought write-up for aim 3
*Brainstorm prelim expts.
Heading to grocery store now.
Things I did today
1. Prayer and Meditation
2. Went to my 7:00 a.m. telephone DA meeting
Things I plan to do today
1. Take a shower
2. Make bed
3. Wash dishes
4. Test myself twice
5. Eat breakfast
6. Eat dinner
7. Go to the library
8. Get some suntan lotion
9. Organize and look for some things.
10. Go to the 11:30 telephone DA meeting.
11. Read some CLA and AA literature.
12. Read some of my library book.
13. Get dressed
14. Get my sleep apnea stuff ready for tonight
15. Do hair
16. Go grocery shopping
17. Put groceries away
18. Get my numbers caught up.
19. Wash clothes
20. Pay 7th Tradition to a couple of groups
21. Go to my mother's to visit.
That's all I have
Thanks for starting the thread Lucky - like the dog
up prayer and reflection
checked emails and postings
x plan week
x deal with snailmail when if there is any
x email friend who is ill
x email landlords to confirm maintenance requests
x email solicitor re response to notice
x write letter to IC asking if they received previous letter and put together ready to post on Monday
x find camera guarantee and see if I am registered with them online - if not send email
x end of month financial statements
x email professional body - have been putting this off
x look at insurance file - in the early hours of the morning I thought I knew what to do - now I am awake I have forgotten
It is all admin and I don't know how I have accumulated so much.
Done all above and also:
Chat on phone with friend and arrange to meetup on Monday
Sort out and tidy stuff to put away
Look for stuff to take away - where is it?
I have done admin all day and I feel stuffed with it. Now I have one complex letter to write to Insurance Ombudsman and some letters (but not yet) regarding the hospital.
I need to rest now.
So I didn't rest and started finding old accounts to throw out and spent a happy few hours tearing up papers and getting rid of them and creating space physical and otherwise in my life.
prayer and reflection - no I think I've done that
bed and sleep
Up by 8.15 :)
Check in :)
Hypnosis CD :)
Pray & read bible :)
Counselling 11.10 :)
Email & social sites :)
Work on mental health stuff :)
Dog face wash :)
Floss/brush teeth/wash face/moisturise :)
Shut living room window
Tomorrow's list :)
Email reports :)
Check in :)
BED straight after check in! :)
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