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Day 5 post

Welcome to Day 5 of the 168 Hours Time Tracking Challenge! If you have made it this far, then you have made it through the workweek. Just two days to go! I got to bed around 10:45 yesterday after working from 10-10:30. I set the alarm for 6:30 a.m. I was drifting in and out the last half hour before that. Here is how the day went: 6:30 - up, shower, checked email 7-8 - wor… read more »

Day 4 post

Today did not start that well. I worked until 11:15 p.m. last night wading through my inbox. The good news is that I now have a short list of the things that have not been answered. My husband and I talked for a while and I went to bed around 11:45 p.m. That was a perfectly natural time for having gotten out of bed at 8:15 a.m. that morning. However, today started a lo… read more »

Day 3 post

I made it to sleep probably around 11:45 last night. Hotel time can be me time and I was enjoying reading random articles online to unwind. Today, Wednesday, can really best be described as a half day for work. There were a lot of personal care items. Fun, though they do add up. Another take-away: I need to learn to be more productive when I am on the road. The trou… read more »

Day 2 post

I am writing this from a hotel room in NYC. There isn't much to report of yesterday after the last entry. I worked until about 9:40 p.m., then chatted with the 9-year-old (who was still up). I shut the house and read until 10:30, then tried to go to sleep. It took a bit, given the later wake-up yesterday morning. I probably drifted off somewhere closer to 11. Here's… read more »

Day 1, complete post

How did your first day of time tracking go? I'll be posting my daily time logs this week, usually toward the end of the day. Here's my final report for Day 1. 6:45 - up w/baby. 6:45-8 - kids, breakfast, coffee, etc. 8-8:30 - nanny here, shower, email. 8:30-8:40 - boys to bus stop. 8:40-11:00 - work on book concept 11-11:30 - practice TED talk 11:30-noon - phone call… read more »