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Thursday December 8, 2011


Have a great proactive day!


Smile Laughing Smile Laughing

Max Barraclough

Mind, Body, Spirit
- Meditate for 20 minutes
- Stretch, 70 pushups, 35 pull-ups, 10 pistols
- 1 pitcher of protein shake, vitamins, pill
- Brush twice

- answer starred e-mails
- shop for Mom's bday
- buy stuff for travel

Post to daily check-in – 8
Meditate – 9
Brush twice – 7
Vitamins – 7
Pills – 4
Pull-ups – 1 (previous best: 4)
Push-ups – 1 (previous best: 4)
Pistols – 1 (previoius best: 1)

Falcon CI Thursday

To do tonight:

  • Exercise - DONE
  • Eat - DONE
  • Call credit card company - DONE

Really, self, you WILL feel better if you exercise!  Go do it, o.k.?


Update:  See, self?  I told you you'd feel better after exercising!  But jeez, my no-net-surfing resolution is driving me nuts already!  I'm tempted to go surf away.  But I don't need to do that.  I'm going to go get something to eat, then call the credit card company.

Rexroth Check In and Out 22.09

Stayed in bed feeling exhausted
Up prayer and reflection
Checked emails and post
Washed up and cleaned up
Finished a load of trivial admin
Sorted images
Spoke to friend on phone over images and his stuff
Got to bed early
Wrote journal
Prayer and reflection


Night Folks Rexroth

wrkinprogrss: 12/08/11

I've been avoiding check-in posts, lately. Today I am choosing to post. My list for today:

tapping (did some, and it helped some)

do uw ld laundry (washed and dried, still need to put away)
spreadsheet work, upload newest b4 12:00 (done)
at least 4 15-min bursts on A guide rct progress and ck-in (did some--I think the equivalent of at least 2 bursts, and check-in up to that point)

reply Charles (done)
email check-in buddy (incl re tapping? and see links!) (done)
shower, etc (done)
cook and eat oatmeal with fresh fruit (done)

cook artichokes & turkey sausage
run dishwasher?
weekly status report & wiki update(s) b4 17:00 (done but somewhat late)
use balancer (done)

pick up Rx
leave for dance class by 19:30 (done but somewhat late)
Qi Gong (done)

bedtime Rx (done)

Good wishes for your day and projects!

tracy-la check in 12-8



 You will never "find" time for anything, if you want time you must make it.

And just how do you make time?

It's made in your mind. By slowing down. Paradoxically. By creating your day. By being ruthless. Cutting out the unnecessary.

Instead of letting your calendar abuse you, and letting people use you. Why do you let all these other people clutter up your day? Because you want to please them? Because you believe their approval is everything?

I have never seen a greater time-waster than people pleasing. The nervous habit of scurrying around trying to win the approval of others. Answering all their emails the minute they come in, taking their every call, fulfilling every request . . . interrupting myself and my own dream over and over.  

There's no time left for achievment. For creation.

 On this matter of people-pleasing, I learned from Byron Katie. . . .  Katie says, "God spare me from hth desire for love, approval and appreciation. This would be my one prayer because the answer to this prayer brings the end of time and space."

So Katie, what is there when there is no time and space? She says there is energy, love's pure energy. She says, "It's the energy of pure unlimited mind, set free in all its power and goodness."


From book "Time Warrior" by Steve Chandler, Chapter 3 


Journey 11 am

Back in the office today.   Still working closely with the brilliant coworker so not much time to goof off. . .

Have a productive and enjoyable day everyone! 

Be confident.  Stay focused.   One thing at a time.

kromer 10:30 CI

A late start today (didn't get into work until 10:30), but that's OK.

Today I need to:
*Work on comp. analysis of Rdh10 data
*Post ambig. picts
*Score new sample
*Check on expts (working on this now)
*Coffee with a friend

*30 min work on cleaning

OK, starting with scoring new sample

Slowly but unsurely

Making slow progress after last month's work collapse. But it is progress. Managed to get myself to bed at a reasonable hour, arrived at work *before* 8 AM today. However, spent a couple of hours handling personal items, so just getting this horse to water was clearly only a first step. Nonetheless, it's "only" 10:15ish despite my dawdling and that's a great time to focus and get cracking, at least for me. At my recent depths, I couldn't get on task until mid-afternoon some days. Anyway, back onto the narrow path.

Goal 1: Work up to 30 minutes on a case, move on, even if not done; continue for at least 5 cases.

Goal 2: Lunch break approximately 1:30 to 2:15 PM

Goal 3: More cases, up to 30 minutes each, 2:30 to 5 PM

Goal 4: Long projects (overdue), chip away from 5 to 6:30 PM

Goal 5: Dinner break, 6:30 to 7:15 PM

Goal 6: Organizing chaotic desk, maybe some study time to bolster my skill set, 7:15 to 8:15 PM

Goal 7: Go home at a reasonable hour; since I was here before 8 AM, 8:15 PM is over a 12 hour day, and I have to learn to work effectively, then call it a day rather than continue to trickle on at a slow rate until late

Goal 8: Free time after work for phone calls, TV, whatever

Goal 9: Bed by 11 PM

Always looks good in print, but harder to live it. Back to report.

Innertruth check-in @ 10:22 am

Part-time job is exhausting. I'm so wound up when I get home I can't get to sleep. I'm not catching on as fast as I need to so I will go in early to review what we've done so far.

To do

  • Complete notice and send to P
  • Call TI and JW (JW not in, call on Monday)
  • Apply to S job (do Friday)
  • Review emails
  • Update SM for 1/2 hour
  • Run
  • Review work notes at home
  • Go to work by 3:30 pm (at 4:00 pm)


Findingaway check in

Thursday 9 pm

I did catch up somewhat today after a bad day yesterday, and I am nearly ready for a day at my client's office tomorrow. Won't be logging in from there as it is open plan! At least once I get myself organised to go there I usually put in a solid day.

So this is really my check in for tomorrow (Friday in my part of the world).

Thank you all for being here.

Wingart Check in

I'm back! Last week was basically busy, and doing the you-know-what moments. So wish me luck!

Wake up @ 7:45

Leave for School @ 8:35-8:40

School: (9:10-2:35) [Note: I have no 1st Period at 8:30 due to Revision Meeting, and that I have an 85% or higher on my average]

Art Club (2:45-3:45)

Arrive Home @ 4:00


  • English: Paper (30 min. block)
  • Precalculus: Set (15-30 min. block)
  • American Government: Read Kennedy & Nixon
  • Christian Lifestyles: TBA
  • Physics: TBA
  • Band: Practice

Check-in PA (45 min.)

Meditation (I recently bought them to listen for each night) (30 min. approx.)

Read The Writer's Journey (15-30 min.)

Sleep @ 10:00-15