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#31 of 34 Old 01-07-2006, 10:15 PM
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Originally Posted by celestialdrmrmama
Anyone else still working on their task lists? How did everyone do overall with their 3 day challenge?
Like usual, I started strong and got distracted. :

DH did a bunch of dishes today, so that's back under control after the dinner party last night.

My desk is finally clean -- first time in MONTHS.

I got one box cleared out in the office, ironically containing a lot of DH's stuff under the top layer of my crap.

Qualia's dresser now has only clothes that still fit her.

But I didn't finish cleaning off the small mountain of clothes on top of her dresser, and I didn't even touch the pile of mail to be sorted. The bathroom closet remains a monster, and I only posted two things to freecycle.

So . . . I think I got about halfway through my list of goals. Maybe that was a little ambitious given that I'm pregnant, have a 13-month-old running around, and am getting over being so sick. But it sounded so appealing to get all that done!! I'm keeping my task list going and challenging myself to finish it in the next three days.

Thanks for the "push," mamas!
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I just realized that I screwed up when I quoted myself earlier tonight and forgot to include the bathrooms. Those both are clean, except for the master bath shower (its a stall shower so easier to do when you are actually in there) which I'll do tommorrow am. The house is all picked up, decluttered in the areas that I wanted to work on (believe me there is still LOTS more to do eventually : ), kitchen is completely clean (I even wiped down the cabinets!), Christmas stuff is FINALLY put away, everything's dusted, vaccuumed, all the floors mopped....and I'm TIRED DD is eating dinner now, so once I clean up the floor where she fed the dog lasagna give her a bath (obviously a toddler eating lasagna needs a bath ) and start a load of laundry...then I can pass out. DH should be home in about 15 min and I think he is going to be shocked at how much I got done.

Since I got all this stuff done (even though not everything on my list) I feel much more in control of my house. I shouldn't have let it all pile up like that, but I was so exhausted from entertaining at the holidays. I bought that "Motivated Moms" planner and a dayplanner to put it in, so hopefully that will help me get things more efficiently. I need to get my house in a 'routine' before the baby is born, otherwise I have no idea how I will cope.

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I reckon it's about time we all check in, now that Saturday is over!

Even if you only got one or two things done, still be happy with your accomplishments!

I really enjoyed doing this - like Sarah said, thanks for the 'push'! It's been good for me to set goals and be motivated
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