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Friday August 19, 2011



Have a great proactive day!


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wrkinprogrss: 08/19/11

I didn't get here, yesterday. Today will be better.

As part of nourishing and rebuilding my personal integrity, I commit to:

  • Postponing any consumption of fiction until after 18:00 today
  • Checking personal email only as a reward for doing at least 30 minutes of job work (before 18:00) or zine work (after 18:00)
  • Doing photography only after 18:00 today or as a reward for doing at least 30 minutes of job work. For the latter, I will set an audible timer for 15 minutes.
  • Coloring only as a reward for doing at least 30 minutes of job work (before 18:00) or zine work (after 18:00). After coloring one item, I will do at least another 30 minutes of job or zine work before coloring again. (didn't color)

TODAY, I will:

reseal C & L passwords into an envelope marked for new motivation experiment
check and post at SR
post this at PA

check balance mindmap (did initial check)
check what is due today for job (did some)
make good-faith effort to deliver any job items due today (did some)

continue making progress on rough-drafting doc changes for review, using micro-steps as needed, such as: (some progress)

  • decide whether the item needs a new section--if so, create it
  • put "comment" notes in the appropriate section (in progress)
  • convert comment notes to draft text plus questions for reviewers (10 minutes at a time, as needed) (1x)
  • commit the file(s) (1x)
  • repeat the four micro-steps above, for other remaining item
  • start a manual build and inspect results (1x)
  • draft and send email to reviewers asking for prompt feedback

cook rice
eat healthy food, including fresh fruit and some form of vegetables

start zine
do at least 15 minutes of Qi Gong exercises
use the Balancer (1x brief)

be in bed w/o lights or audio by midnight

I PREFER to accomplish at least some of the following, too:

load dishwasher (substantially)
make 20min of kitchen backlog progress
cook rhubarb

buy printer paper
think re &/or experiment w/ dance solo

Good wishes for your day, all!


My proactive to do list!

THanks for the word PROACTIVE...I was told once or twice the other day to be proactive...I think that menas doing things to help yourself before you get into a funk of sorts...Today, I am aware that I am afraid I will get into a funk of sorts becuase my daughter is leaving for college...I think I may have a hard time focusing on what I need to do...So, I wil start on my knees asking for my higher power's help and then I will be gentle with myself...just for, what would a normal person need to do today???

To Do:

Wake up/Morning routine

Rest a bit

Living room, bathroom, bedroom, laundry

5 o'clock watch news and rest a bit


do something fun

ready or not, here I go!!

kromer 10:20

OK, late start this morning but that's OK.

Need to:
*Check on expts
*Re-start hybs
*Email P about making buffer, email about zinc fingers, email about pict/dresser/mattress
*Data check for EA's project (will start this soon, not sure I'll finish today)
*Finish laundry (will do this after yg)
*Youth group

OK, that's plenty for the day!

Journey 9:30

had a training class yesterday so I didn't check in, back to normal today.   


Avoiding the truth consumes great effort and energy. - Jim Loehr

Scribbler's TGIF CI 7:45 a.m.


  • Get up at 6 
  • Make bed
  • Exercise
  • Coffee, paper
  • Healthy breakfast
  • Check-ins
  • walk


  • Update Quicken
  • Q -  AW, AB
  • Send music email
  • Draft claimtech

  • FC claimtech
  • File claimtech
  • Invoice claimtech
  • Sales strategies webinar (skipping this; no time)
  • Call 3 re: maneuver
  • Call 3 re: homebased


  • Healthy lunch
  • Airport show
  • Call 2 re: golfbank
  • Update 5 custom pubs
  • *Apply for health ins 
  • G inspection sticker
  • Do Perry intvw
  • Update food11 w/FC


  • Healthy dinner
  • Rehearse w/RB
  • Read, relax
  • Bed by 10:30 or so


  • Rehearse for Sat shows
  • Ck tire pressure


Thanks for the thread lennon!

Work 8AM-5PM: 

-read 1 hr s 

-work with me 

-read 1 hr eeh

-go over rpa [DONE]

-find p

-fillout r ss 

After Work 5PM-Sleep:

-get real quote from homeowners ins [DONE]

-check how good homeowners ins company is 

-clean air filters 

-bring passport app [DONE]

-mow backyard

-mow frontyard 

-update vol [DONE]

-try V11 


-send out bills 

-pay flx [DONE]

Rexroth Check In

Thanks for starting lennon

Up prayed and reflected
Checked emails and posts

x Out to buy camera case and look few other bits
x Email info to friend
Finish files for appointment next Tuesday
x Write journal
And whatever else

Regards Rexroth

Rexroth Update

Lots of problems finishing the files - I need some letter which friend still has and I am finding it hard to think
Whatever else turned out to be a lot of clearing up and tidying.
Rested and listed to music Brahms

A little more on the files including printing email and filing it and noting exactly what I want from friend when he comes over tomorrow
Sort and put financial stuff away
Finish up in kitchen
Prayer and reflection
Bed and sleep

Regards Rexroth

Rexroth Check Out

Suddenly very tired and so to sleep

Night Folks


My Day Today

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. Take shower

2. Get dressed

3. Went to McDonalds and ate brunch

4. Go to class

5. Go to the 1 p.m. telephone CLA meeting

6. Make bed

7. Wash dishes

8. Do numbers

9. Pay bills

10. Warm up and eat dinner

11. Do homework

12. Go to work at 5:30 p.m.

13. Go to the 10 p.m. telephone DA meeting

Thanks for letting me share