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Sun, Oct. 14th, 2012, 08:48 pm
Today's Check-In (Sunday): Back to the Drawing Board

REVELATION: Seems I do better on my schedule if I post it. In fact, I don't follow it at all otherwise. So, starting today/tomorrow, I'm going to have to hop back on the saddle and start up with these things again. Of course, I'm still trying to figure out how I can cut this stuff down to the very basics because there just isn't enough time in the day to do everything like I want. We'll adapt as we go along, I guess.

At least now I know.

Comprehensive List of Tasks

  • strength exercises = for the next few weeks I have ballet on Saturday, so that pretty much covers it, because you shouldn't do strength exercises on the same areas two days in a row
  • chores = cleaned up and changed the sheets pre-party, also think I'm gonna hit the laundry today instead of tomorrow
  • grooming = bare minimum, I made the mistake of hopping on the scale this morning. After THAT, I popped the button of my pants while running errands.
  • meal (smoothie) = will do, I've been great on the smoothies
  • nap / rest = sadly, haven't been napping lately
  • Spanish = have been way behind on Spanish
  • meal (2 prep) = this is pretty much 'tea party prep'

Medication = yes, good
Sober / No Compulsions = no, drinking mead today

TOTAL SCORE = 6/11 = 55%

Today's Revelations

I need to post a daily checkup or I won't even think of following my schedule.

Time for blog posts and party planning needs to be added to the schedule. This post usually takes over an hour, in part because I have to think about what I write and in part because I take breaks to rest my hands and eyes.

If your baking pan is even a little damp, your baked product will stick to it. I often have to reuse pans or will wash pans that are dusty from being on the shelf for a long time and give them only a minimal dry off with a towel. There is a noticeable difference, however, in how much my actual baked goods stick to the bottom of the pan based on it's initial dampness. From now on, I will waste the paper towel and make sure the pan is absolutely bone dry before I put the dough/batter in.

Skip parties after special events. Not only will I be tired, but guest turnout is sure to be low. Better to skip a few Sundays to ensure a higher turnout on the remaining days.




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Mon, Oct. 15th, 2012 01:05 am (UTC)
lather2002

Beware Jada, they are outside looking in. Yes, the zombies know. But do not fear. They cannot enter without your permission. At least for now. just saying

Mon, Oct. 15th, 2012 04:27 am (UTC)
jadxia: ummmmmm okay

didn't I tell you about smoking that stuff :P

heya, we gotta meet up for tea some point soon

Wed, Oct. 17th, 2012 04:13 pm (UTC)
lather2002

Maybe at the Zoo Bar (across from the Zoo) ?

Wed, Oct. 17th, 2012 09:04 pm (UTC)
jadxia: Perhaps

I'm just trying to think around my schedule, but right this second my brain does not appear to be working.