Playing Catch Up

Sunday, May 19, 2013

This weekend has provided some much needed catch up time.

-I finally caught up on all 600 of my unread blogs.  This took me almost two days.  I skimmed many, skipped a few, and commented on zero, but I got through them all.

-I finally caught up on laundry that built up from DC and my race last weekend.  Not only did I hang everything up right away (yay unwrinkled clothes!), but I even matched up my socks for the first time in a month.  This, unfortunately, just led to chaos.
 Where are all of your mates?!
- I put the finishing touches on my binder of processes for work.  I hate leaving a position without preparing my replacement as much as possible so I made sure to write everything down as clearly as I could.  Fortunately, I'll still be there for any questions but I think this will help me as much as it will help my replacement.

- I put together MY binder for my upcoming new role.  I've taken pages and pages of notes on dozens of different things and I needed to get everything in order before I actually start.

- I took Mac on a much needed puppy play date.  He was so tired afterwards that he basically slept for 15 hours straight.
Three of the six pups 
Mac and his new girlfriend Lana

-We also went on a few nice long leisurely walks.  Even though I didn't run at all this week I still felt like I was busy every day when I came home from work and my short quick walks with Mac reflected that.

-I spent some quality time with my niece who hasn't been around the house much this week.  She really is the most amazing baby.

-I finished off three shows that I had let several episodes build up.  Not necessarily proud that I spent so many hours watching tv but I had to finish them one way or another.  Most of them are done for the season so I can stop worrying about staying on top of them.  (I don't think tv shows are supposed to be this much of a chore!)

It's amazing how nice it feels to have gotten so many things completed this weekend.  Most of the time I don't even notice the build up of stress from having all of these uncompleted tasks, but now that they are done it feels great!

4 comments:

  1. Your niece is adorable. I can't wait until my youngest niece grows enough hair to do this hairstyle with her (she's only 3months and is basically bald). I too feel shameful sometimes when I realize how many hours go into catching up on shows. Haha. But then we all have our guilty pleasures. Thanks for sharing. Hope you can stop by www.curvesandacamera.com soon.

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  2. You really got a lot of stuff done! :) Congratulations! Hope you can relax a bit now! I have so many shows to catch up with too. :) I don't know when I will be able to do that!

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  3. I really love that picture of the three dogs playing. If you look at each one, all you can see is pure joy in their faces. Love it!

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  4. I love your socks!! Heck, do what I do, just mix and match them...they are still useful right? LOL Popped in from Kristen's page!! :-)

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