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Busy, Busy

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

I've been busy, busy all morning with an eye appointment, a job interview (part-time only) and looking for other jobs, as well as my usual chores. The day's half gone and I'm not even half way done with my to-do list. I'll just keep plugging along and will accomplish as much as I can. I'm really hoping that at least one of the jobs that I have applied for this week calls me for a job interview.

  
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ANGIEINTRAINING 3/22/2011 5:34PM

    Make sure you don't over do it and then crash! Good luck on the job search. I will keep you in my thoughts.

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CTEMPLE 3/22/2011 5:17PM

    I hope they do!
Claudia

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KAMAPERRY 3/22/2011 1:37PM

    Good luck!

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And I'm Off and Running

Monday, March 21, 2011

I outlined my week last night. It appears that it will be busier than I originally thought. So, I get to test my motivation and determination. But, meanwhile, I'm off and running....!

  
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FITMARY 3/22/2011 3:16AM

    Hurray for you!
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SLIMLILA 3/22/2011 12:47AM

    Glad you got it done, now to stick with it,, hope you do and are successful at it... e

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CTEMPLE 3/21/2011 11:55PM

    Well done! It's a busy one for me too so I have to pace myself
Claudia

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Scheduling for the Week

Sunday, March 20, 2011

I have decided that Sunday afternoons are a great time to schedule the upcoming week. There's usually not too much going on and I can do this while watching sports or before I go visiting, etc. I will have the time to coordinate both my purse and wall calendars and make sure I have ready whatever is needed. I am hoping to see an improvement of my general scheduling each day. I really want to feel that I am using each day to the fullest and not forgetting to or putting off something that I really want to accomplish. I will keep a journal to see if and how I am improving. Hoping it works!

  
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SLIMLILA 3/22/2011 12:47AM

    Sounds good! Hope it works for you... wish my life would settle down so I could set up routines, but then I always change them, so until I stop that, there's not much chance of getting into a routine. funny, though, when my grandmother was alive, she had a routine with her meals, and it was always great to visit her on a Friday cuz I knew it was Shake 'n Bake pork chops...

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NPA4LOSS 3/20/2011 10:38PM

    Great plan! emoticon

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CTEMPLE 3/20/2011 6:42PM

    Great idea Patty!
Claudia
PS Have to catch up with your blogs I got unsubscribed

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ANGIEINTRAINING 3/20/2011 6:26PM

    Being organized really helps my brain! Planning ahead is a great way to keep on track and focused. Have a great week and good luck with the planning!

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Beautiful Weather

Saturday, March 19, 2011

The last three days have been absolutely gorgeous. I have thoroughly enjoyed getting my walks in outdoors.

  
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CTEMPLE 3/20/2011 6:46PM

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NPA4LOSS 3/19/2011 4:42PM

    emoticon for us today. Enjoy the awakening of Spring! emoticon

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KAMAPERRY 3/19/2011 3:55PM

    Yay!! Walk for me too!

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Still Struggling With Schedule

Friday, March 18, 2011

With no job to structure my day around other than Avon, I am still struggling to get myself into some kind of schedule. My sleep is sometimes good and sometimes bad. I find myself spending more time than I'd like on things that aren't getting me anywhere (like being on the computer). I also find that I don't spend enough time on things that would benefit me more (like looking for jobs or organizing my life.) I keep telling myself that this is one of my goals, but I'm not getting any closer to achieving this goal.

I do make a "to do" list every day. I do manage to accomplish a lot of what's on my list. This does help me a bit. But I'm still not happy with the big picture. I need to re-think this big goal and break it down into smaller sections or something. I just get aggravated with myself when I don't feel that I'm productive enough.

  
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CTEMPLE 3/20/2011 6:46PM

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NPA4LOSS 3/19/2011 12:16AM

    Small steps are not so overwhelming and easier to tackle. emoticon

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KAMAPERRY 3/18/2011 2:55PM

    I am making a to do list for my house cleaning! Good luck job hunting!

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STARLIGHT22146 3/18/2011 9:33AM

    I think the to-do list is a great idea! I know I struggled too when I was laid off a few years ago, at trying to find a schedule, it's so easy to just let the day fly by...Anyway, I don't have much advice, I was pregnant at the time so I just enjoyed it. :P I think setting small goals though will help, maybe try to set a time to get up every day by, even if it's 9am. And personally being a stay at home mom, I try to break up the "chores"- some in the morning, some in the afternoon. I notice the more I get done in the morning the better I feel and I seem to have more energy then. If I leave it till the afternoon or evening at times, it never gets done. Good luck, you'll find a groove and good luck with the job search!

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