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.

Monday 16th September 2013

Todays reminder: It is risky to care- I may be dissapointed. But in trying to protect myself from pain, I could cut myself off from the many delights that life has to offer. I will live more fully today.

"Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul" 

Samuel  Ullman 

(From the Courage to Change:pg 258) 


Innertruth's check-in for Monday, September 16

My procrastination seems to be getting worsr and not better. It's 2 pm and I've only done one thing.

Tasks for the test of the day:

  1. Call newspaper re non-delivery
  2. Call City Hall re room
  3. Respond to all PIC inquiries Still need to follow up with friend
  4. Go to 4 job sites and summarize
  5. Apply to o/s private schools
  6. Update ps spreadsheet
  7. Volunteer at least one LINC
  8. Run
  9. Fix computer
  10. Fix TV(it's worse now!)
  11. Pay MC

  12. Recycle
  13. Put away clean dishes

  14. Wash dishes
  15. Put away clean laundry
  16. Put away luggage
  17. Put away packaged food
  18. Fix sister's computer
  19. Read 3 chapters procrastination book and do exercises(YAY!)
  20. Read newspapers and recycle
  21. Set alarms for 7:45 am

  22. Update PA and post for Tuesday

  23. Get ready for work


Vic 9/16/13

show up basics, plan


kromer 10:10 CI

Tasks for today:
Finish LASSO project
FACs email, deal w/ WI email
PAS staining
Outline poster
Do bg section
30 min on inventory
Read bible

Monday afternoon

Enthusiasm---I can do that!

  • readings
  • tidy
  • call cc
  • call chemist
  • refs check off bibl(8 poms)
  • pool rehab
  • rest
  • dinner
  • schedule
  • email SC
  • reciepts in
  • accounts
  • call L,
  • call A
  • journal
  • rehab excercises
  • HIO 


@ Mole

Dear Mole-- your heart is far from rusty- it is strong, and vibrant and brave- like you. It keeps showing up -it endeavours bravely, it nutures hope and beats out the beat of action for your dreams As for your soul there is not even one little tiny wrinkle---it is ia masterpiece just as it is- it is full of enthusiasm,kindness,art, wonder and beauty. 

I am sending hugs your way. It sounds like a hard time right now.Be kind to yourself. All will be well-keep going. Your kindness and wisdom has helped me so much in past year since ive been here. Thank you dear Molexoxo 



That is such a lovely message, dear jalla. I have copied it on to my desk top so that I can look at it whenever I switch on. I can think of no better affirmation, no better motivation.

thank you from my newly oiled heart.


Mole's check in

Thank you for starting the thread lovely jalla - time to brave the new week with openheartedness and enthusiasm -  will see what I can cobble together with my rusty heart and wrinkled soul. 

7.30 cafe

9-12 work on writing

12.30 lunch with K

2 CC review

Drawing brain rut 

create letter  list/etui

tidy living room/ declutter

5.30 ring LM

eat early meal

6.45 walk to town

7.15-9 ring

9-10  band at H 

bed by 11





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 jalla for starting this trend.

Things I will do today

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

2. Go to the 6:45 a.m. telephone OA meeting

3. Go to the 7 a.m. telephone DA meeting

4. Take shower

5. Go to the 8:30 a.m. telephone UA meeting

6. Go to the 9 a.m. telephone ACA meeting

7. Go to the 9:45 a.m. telephone CLA activity line

8. Cook and eat breakfast

9. Go to the 11 a.m. telephone PA meeting

10. Prayer and meditation morning and evening

11. Go to the 12 noon telephone ACA meeting

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

13. Go to the 3 p.m. telephone UA meeting

14. Get dressed

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

16. Go to the 9 p.m. telephone OA meeting

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

Thanks for letting me share