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.

Friday August 26, 2011



Have a great proactive day!


Smile Smile Smile Smile

wrkinprogrss: 08/26/11


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

* Postponing any consumption of fiction until after acupuncture appointment and replying to J's email (in progress)
* Before acupuncture appointment, doing at least 30 minutes of job work before doing any of the following as a reward: (in progress)
Checking personal email
Taking photos (timed 15min max)
Changing or uploading photos as a reward
Coloring (and after coloring one item, I will do at least another 30 minutes of job work before coloring again)


In addition, TODAY, I will:

check SR
post this at PA

check balance mindmap

continue incorporating reviewer comments (in progress)
continue researching refresh needs
shower and wash hair

 run dw
reply to nb mod
reply to J's email

 change towel
go to acupuncture appointment
pick up Rx

do 15 min. Qi Gong
use Balancer
take bedtime Rx


I might also:

check last status rpt for other tasks
make 20 min. kitchen progress (did a little without timing it)

cook rhubarb
email G re economic course

do th h/w journaling re self-abandonment
think re &/or experiment w/ dance solo
research ordering new braces


1. make sure to take 3 shakes today.

2. workout in the evening either 4:30 or 6:00 pm or 2 pm afternoon!

3. cook both meats.(chicken and pork)


Mollie Check-in 12:30pm

Feeling willing to work today, which is so so good. Only negative is that there is so much to do, and so much that feels urgent, that I'm a bit overwhelmed. So my plan is to take a deep breath, look at my list, identify the stuff that really has to happen today and do that. Then identify the stuff that it would be good to get done today so that Monday won't be so crazy, and do that.

Grateful to be here, and grateful to all of you.

kromer 10 CI

Today I need to:
*Collect samples
*Go to costco
*Call re: mini-parish (halfway done)
*Submit samples for histology
*Order a. and lect.

OK, that's plenty for the day! starting by figuring out how to get to costco, then I'll quickly collect samples

Scribbler's Friday CI 8:55 a.m.

The experiment went pretty well yesterday. I got all but one of the tasks on my Outlook list accomplished. So I'm going to continue it. I think one reason it went well is that I didn't put as many items on the list. Here at Procrastinators Anonymous, my task list is just a list. Items aren't assigned to specific time slots, so it's easier to put more than I can realistically accomplish on the list. With Outlook, every thing has a slot, so it's pretty clear when the day is getting too full. It's demotivating to me when I don't finish all or almost all my tasks. And it's easier to get disgusted around mid-day and piddle around with something pointless when I see a list of tasks that clearly can't be finished before the end of the day. Anyway, so far so good.

 Thanks to all for reading and posting here. You have been a tremendous help to me.

Thankyou to Lennon

Thankyou to Lennon for starting the thread!

Things to do today:

Order remaining books from library
Get ordered books and bring back overdue book

Write on paper
Wash clothes
Find material for lessons on monday and print them out.
Possibly look for apartments

Bring down trash
Post letter to bank

Rosebud Friday August 26 - Morning

Morning routine ongoing: 

  • Opened BR window to let in fresh air
  • Made coffee
  • Filled and started dishwasher
  • Breakfast and meds
  • Following up online


  • Replanted cuttings
  • Tidy up work
  • Out to get mail and groceries
  • Cake in the oven (soon done)
  • Swept kitchen floor
  • Unloaded dishwasher
  • Reloaded dishwasher and started again
  • Now I will have a break 
  • Started dinner
  • Went out to buy a few things
  • Big fuchsia blew over! Several branches broken!
  • Watched TV for an hour

If I do more work today it will be a bonus. May do some more tidy up work. Will have another shower. It is windy, but so warm. 



Rexroth Check In

Thanks for starting the thread lennon

Up and final sorting of packing - the details don't matter
Check emails
Clean up in kitchen
Put fridge to defrost

Bath and wash hair
Dress and sort out what is in carry on bag and what in my pockets
Throw out rubbish
Turn off power supplies
Write note for friend and put notice on door

Regards Rexroth

Sounds like you are all set

Sounds like you are all set for travelling... does the excitement stop you from procrastination?

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. Go to the 5:45 a.m. telephone ACA meeting

2. Eat breakfast

3. Take shower

4. Get dressed

5. Go to my appointment at 9 a.m.

6. Prayer and meditation in the afternoon 

7. Post and send out three Al-Anon e-mail

8. Make bed

9. Wash dishes

10. Clear couch

11. Clear tables

12. Clear floor

13. Do numbers

14. Cook and eat dinner

15 Go to the 12 noon telephone ACA meeting

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

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

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

Thanks for letting me share