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Monday January 4, 2021

Have a productive early weekday!

Things to do

Things I will do today

1. Prayer and meditation

2. Read Devotionals

3. Put bills in the mail

4. Pay Rent

5. Go through my mail

6. Do numbers

7. Wash dishes

8. Clear kitchen counter

9. Wash and dry clothes

10. Put clothes away

11. Go through my e-mail

Priorities for today and this week


  1. review last list what's not done - DONE
  2. ADD new items to the list DONE 
  3. read readings for today
  4. Write out worry postponement sheet 
  5. Write out BE sheet 
  6. Make use of time log 
  7. make use of distraction log 


  1. Email to ask if any desk availability at MRI DONE /UHSM this week NOT DONE
  2. Read LER's comments on the plan for my PhD - DONE
  3. Write out the pros and cons for my options appraisal - DONE - MAY ADD MORE!
  4. Send 2. out in advance of the meeting Jan 15th 2021
  5. Email LER re telephone concordance study - best approach?
  6. Gather the paper plans I already made for my results chapter
    1. Refresh what exactly needs to be added to the results chapter ? 
      1. make a list
      2. identify what is difficult or missing - leave this til last
      3. Write to MF re not going ahead with ethical amendment- DOING
  7. GCP course - CONTINUE
  8. Consultants' course view material and save notes before access ends
  9. Let JB know and forward email from DA to him and check if he can email NP my ex advisor
  10. Ask HR if an honorary contract can be granted to me for when my contract ends in end March 2021

Important  non urgent

  1. UOM mandatory training - data governance
  2. SRFT mandatory training - try to do this remotely
  3. Email HC re dates of upcoming clinics 
  4. Read IM material before next clinic
  5. Ask HR if an honorary contract can be granted to me for when my contract ends in end March 2021
  6. Anticipate LN's call re end of contract
  7. Enquire re BAD access 
  8. Anticipate LN's call re end of contract
  9. Consider joining the writing retreat online 


  1. Walk 25 mins minimum
  2. 5 minutes of pilates minimum - Tuesday workout
  3. Rosary
  4. Call GP re. antibiotics prescription -DONE 
  5. CHASE 3. 
  6. tiday up office more
  7. chase up payment from Jack for car space 
  8. Check if car fob has been handed in - email sent -
  9. CHASE 8
  10. Consider calling the concierge at Adelaide Square also
  11. Shower
  12. Breakfast DONE
  13. Lunch DONE
  14. Dinner
  15. Vitamins DONE




  1. Check out when pilates classes are running at UOM
  2. contact Perm TSB to request that my mortgage payments be reduced 
  3. Read article from Natalyia PH amygdala
  4. Send marriage certificate to Mayo 
  5. Thank you card to Bishop of Salford
  6. Thank you card to Sarah 




Hypatia's check-in

[x] intray

[x] read inbox

[x] clear desk

[ ] tai chi

[x] ring for reference

[x] email David re GRASP

[x] email re reference

[x] check purple visits

[ ] action emails

[x] read electricity meter

[x] trip to Swinton

[x] replace letterbox

[ ] write up/action yesterdays meeting

[ ] action from Q list - down to 32

[ ] OU coursework

[x] knitting or embroidery