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, 3rd August, 2012

Friday, 3rd August, 2012

Higher Power, Greater Wisdom, what is the Big Picture?
What long-term goals do you envision for me?
How does this action fit into that?
What can my next right action be -- right now?
What will lead me on the path to *real* joy?

Lavida's Late Checkin Fri. 8/3

The joy of the Lord is my strength.

I went to the Heavenly Bank in prayer earlier and asked for help with my finances ... my HP gave me the reminder that I had money coming to me from a dental claim that was submitted ... but unfortunately I never got the check because insurance went to Cobra which I didn't pay for or sign up for yet, due to ... (say it all together now) my notorious procrastination. I had the papers sitting here for probably 6 weeks at least! Now to get the coverage backdated, I'll have to pay $120 that I don't have right now, and I have only a few weeks left to do it. Had I not put this off, I'd have that check and would be able to pay the rent right now!!!! :( 

Oh well ... such is the life of an avoidant in recovery ... 

Still, I was amazed that this insight/reminder came to me in prayer. Because it just wasn't registering in my brain that I could have used that money for rent all along. 

Today I succeeded in applying for another freelance job that is low-paying but would be easier and more fun than the writing I'm doing now. That looks to be at least 2 more weeks though till I even find out if I get it. 

So I'm stuck writing. In better mood and soul feels energized though so I'll do my best. 

Vic 8/3/12

Show up (done), CALENDER




That we were alcoholic and could not manage our own lives.

That probably no human power could have relieved our alcoholism.

That God could and would if He were sought.



elvira's evening

This evening I will 


  • do some more to demolish my raised flowerbed probably about half-way there now
  • do a bit more in the kitchen - at least clean the sandwich-toaster did the ordinary toaster, the top of the microwave and the worktop under and behind the microwave too
  • tidy away the clothes in the living room nearly didn't do that, but got myself to do it by saying I couldn't go to the loo until I had! Gives a whole new meaning to the term 'microburst'...
I am getting such a kick out of having a tidy kitchen this week! It's so amazing being able to walk anywhere I like without having to step over or round things, and to go barefoot without nameless gritty things sticking to my feet.Smile

  I am so thankful I found this site.

clement ci - "What will lead me on the path to *real* joy?"

came here now cuz i was stuck.

Not wanting to use the tools that i know will work, cuz i feel too defeated.

But i did manage to come here--barely--pretty much assuming it would not help.

But that line of that poem

> What will lead me on the path to *real* joy?

that really struck me. Getting my assignments at work done will not give me *real* joy just satisfaction. OTOH knowing that i am doing god's will for me at the moment--that knowledge--would give me *real* joy, no matter what the task was.

That directs my path today. First i will re-connect with god. Then i will proceed to do my tasks under the umbrella of his will, knowing that god directs my paths. The God of all love and all knowledge and all wisdom.

the touch of the master's hand:
fall down seven times, get up eight - japanese proverb

tila - Fri

Need to get a grip. 

Plan for today:

  • LR: 2 1 days 
  • RC: 1 - messed up already
  • LG: 4 games
  • Pharma (finish up)/IH - video
  • Pharma/IH -quizzes 
  • Job app - enter emp hist
  • Check coffee machine, if broken - get new. Still works but need to order a replacement just in case. 
  • RA?, TA (tomorrow), WM, bank, SBKS
  • Dinnerkitchen, laundry, pack

My Day Today

I want to thank my Higher Power for this program, this website, the telephone and online meetings, and my life.

I want to thank movingalong for starting this trend.

Things I have done today

1. Took shower

2. Got dressed

3. Ate breakfast

Things I will do today

1. Go to the 8:30 a.m. telephone CLA meeting

2. Go to the 9:30 a.m. telephone PA check-in

3. Do numbers

4. Prayer and meditation

5. Read meditation books

6. Get medicine ready for the next two weeks

7. Go to the bank

8. Go to mass at noon

9. Go to the 1 p.m. telephone CLA activity line

10. Eat lunch

11. Go to the 3 p.m. telephone OA meeting

12. Fix and eat dinner

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

14. Go to the 9 p.m. online EA meeting

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

Thanks for letting me share.

hjff2bme check in 8/3/12

7:00 Shower/dress

7:30 look online for work hours!? 

7:30 clean room


8:30 pack lunch and dinnner, blanket, suntan lotion

9:00 clean dining room, kitchen

10:00 Go! 

Hypatia's check-in

Good morning!  it's a sunny Friday here in the UK.  I hope it stays like this for the weekend.

  • clinic
  • lunch 
  • today's reports - gave up on this. spent the afternoon sorting out various crises instead
  • e-mails
  • C's referral
  • check C's blood test
  • ASD reports
  • LAC waiting list project
  • apply for annual leave