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Wednesday willpower….

June 9, 2010

is on the line today.

Last night’s dinner was awesome! I made panko pecan breaded catfish fillets, baked crispy with salted sweet potato fries and a fresh salad drizzled with blackberry dressing. Dessert was a fresh praline peach pie with whipped topping.

My mouth is actually watering from writing that. Good thing I have leftovers for lunch.

But today’s task is to stay on task. The boys come home from Shooting Camp this afternoon and I am struck with the need to lie on the couch and watch chick flicks until I have to go pick them up.

However. I need to yank my Wednesday undies into action with final preparations for our reading group meeting tonight; namely making  a snack item for our group, and performing a quick clean up so the group won’t focus on the house filth but instead on the book. We’re discussing The Bruised Reed by Richard Sibbes.

And, I still have some thank you notes to write, some emails to return, and a couple more chapters to read of another book I’m working on. Blog readers and chick flicks will have to wait.

I don’t want Wednesday Willpower to turn into Wednesday Woes.

What do you do to keep yourself on task?

One Comment leave one →
  1. June 9, 2010 8:00 pm

    “struck with the need to lie on the couch and watch chick flicks until I have to go pick them up.” Now that I can relate to. Instead, do you know what I’m actually doing? Reading fiction!!!! FICTION! hmmm. What am I avoiding?

    When I need to keep myself on task, I schedule appointments out of the house or invite someone over. Accountability.

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