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My "To Do" Lists Are Long, So Now What?

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My "To Do" lists are usually miles long! So... I break them up into sections...
A. is for things that must happen today, then number them 1,2,3,etc.
B. is for the things that could wait a day, also number 1,2,3,etc.
C. is the the things that need to happen in the next week or two, again number 1,2,3,etc.

- Submitted by BNSPIRD 4/16/2010 in Organization | 4 Comments
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JACKSMIMI2 4/17/2010 8:04:00 AM

    Sounds like mine used too!!! Now I use 3x5 cards... I can separate the chores - inside, outside, cleaning, errands, etc. I can only fit 5 or 6 on a card, and I just feel such a sense of accomplishment when I finish a card :)
BNSPIRD 4/18/2010 7:02:00 PM

    The nice thing about marking them A,B,C is that they don't have to all be in order! I just write my list then go back and mark them... because I'm like you Sammylynne- I have so many things to add, etc. that I used to do the same thing! I also like the idea of the 3x5 cards Jacksmimi2... I could use one for each of my A,B,C lists!
SAMMYLYNNE 4/17/2010 11:33:00 AM

    "To Do" list don't work for me. I start out writing them and then think of something else I should do. Rip it up and start again. By the time I make a list of things to do I can have my work done. emoticon emoticon
BETTERME54 4/16/2010 1:45:00 PM

    YES!!! This sounds like my to do list, word for word. However mind is because I can only do so much before being defeated by so much pain that I begin to stress which add to my pain because I'm that person who always want to finish what I started. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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