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Sometimes I have so much housecleaning to do that I feel overwhelmed and don't know where to start. That's when I get pen and paper out and list all of the chores that have to be done. I start at the top of the list and then I cross the chore out when it's done. This way I can see my progress and it's also an incentive to finish the chores down to the last item on my list. emoticon

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  • I have the same problem but this what I do instead of taking the time to make a list I start in the room that is in the far back of the house and come forward. That way even though I'm wore out; I don't leave the front a mess for every one to see. When I start in the front I usually leave the ones in the back undone so this way I make sure I get them all cleaned. - by ALLIEE4
  • SEAMAN7890
    @ Alliee4 - I do this very same thing. I am known for getting it all done quickly at that. I will also limit the amount of time spent in each section / room of the house. You can get quite carried away if you aren't paying attention, there are always more things to do. - by SEAMAN7890
  • I wish I was like you! I make the list ok, I do some of the chores, then I get sidetracked and do something else. In my last place of work, it was the norm to flit from job to job as required to get through the day. Now I dont work, (cos of illness), I still drift about. Trouble is I have butterfly mind too! emoticon emoticon - by DOTTYDRUID
  • Nothing feels better than crossing off that last item!! - by EVERLEARNING
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  • emoticon - by GOANNA2
  • DEBBIEOLMOS57
    I love list to keep on track - by DEBBIEOLMOS57

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