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  1. I'm on #28 of my 100 times of writing.

    I'm on #28 of my 100 times of writing.
  2. I did another hour today. I was sort of all over...

    I did another hour today. I was sort of all over the place, but at the end, I decided to start working on the six - yes, six - boxes of clutter stacked neatly in a corner of my dining room.

    I...
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    Thanks to you both!

    Thanks to you both!
  4. Thread: Daily List

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    List from yesterday: 1. Write - DONE 2. Do...

    List from yesterday:

    1. Write - DONE

    2. Do four hours of decluttering - DID THREE

    3. Mail postcards - DONE

    4. Do yoga video - nope.
  5. Thanks, rosarugosa. Your encouragement means a...

    Thanks, rosarugosa. Your encouragement means a lot. It seems like having a pretty porch/eating area will be really worthwhile.

    Well, as I suspected, I didn't have enough time yesterday to get...
  6. I did three more hours yesterday. I'm still...

    I did three more hours yesterday.

    I'm still working on the downstairs. One thing that has changed since I began this decluttering push a few years ago is that it used to be that all my energy was...
  7. Thread: Daily List

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    1. Write - DONE 2. Mail 5 postcards - nope. ...

    1. Write - DONE

    2. Mail 5 postcards - nope.

    3. Get salad stuff for salad to bring to friends - DONE

    4. Walk and stretch or do yoga video - nope.

    5. Take moon poster and maybe Miro print...
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    I'm so sorry for your loss.

    I'm so sorry for your loss.
  9. Thread: July Purge

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    I am starting my big summer decluttering (yay!)...

    I am starting my big summer decluttering (yay!) and still have a dream of getting rid of 1,200 items in one year, though the closest I've ever gotten is somewhere in the 700s.

    I'll have to look...
  10. Thread: Daily List

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    Yesterday's list: 1. Write - DONE 2. Do...

    Yesterday's list:

    1. Write - DONE

    2. Do yoga video - nope.

    3. Walk and stretch - DONE

    4. Do 3-4 hours of decluttering - DID TWO
  11. Thanks for the encouragement, Teacher Terry. I...

    Thanks for the encouragement, Teacher Terry. I definitely prioritize quality time with my daughter over cleaning and decluttering, but I know both she and I are both happier and more relaxed in a...
  12. I had hoped to do four hours today - because my...

    I had hoped to do four hours today - because my daughter is with her dad and I am having people over Monday night - but I didn't quite manage it.

    But I did do two hours. These were technically...
  13. I did another hour yesterday, so my new total is...

    I did another hour yesterday, so my new total is 2.
  14. Thread: Daily List

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    Yesterday's list: 1. Finish book - DONE 2....

    Yesterday's list:

    1. Finish book - DONE

    2. Do around 2 hours of decluttering. - I DID ONE

    3. Replace kitchen light bulb. - DONE

    4. Walk and stretch. - DONE
  15. Thread: Daily List

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    Yesterday's list: 1. Write for one hour -...

    Yesterday's list:

    1. Write for one hour - DONE!

    2. Do grocery shopping - DONE!

    3. Two more hours on decluttering and unpacking - nope.

    4. Replace bulb in kitchen overhead light - nope.
  16. Welcome Geila, nswef, and KayLR! Nice to have...

    Welcome Geila, nswef, and KayLR!

    Nice to have others trying the idea out with me!
  17. KayLR, I just keep track on index cards that I...

    KayLR, I just keep track on index cards that I keep in my purse. And then every 10 or 20 times or so, I report here.

    Good for you on the Spanish practice!
  18. Teacher Terry, I think I'm realizing one reason I...

    Teacher Terry, I think I'm realizing one reason I have such big clutter issues is because whenever I have moved into a new place, I have never taken the time necessary to figure out a place for...
  19. Nswef, congrats on keeping up with the walking...

    Nswef, congrats on keeping up with the walking and writing!

    I got back to writing today. Time #21 has been completed!
  20. I did my first hour yesterday. It was mostly...

    I did my first hour yesterday. It was mostly unpacking from my trip and going through mail but since delaying these tasks often leads to the accumulation of clutter, I'm counting them.
  21. Thread: Daily List

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    Well it turns out even the baby steps I aimed for...

    Well it turns out even the baby steps I aimed for yesterday were a little too ambitious, but I never would have done any unpacking if I hadn't set the intention here.

    1. pick up medication at CVS...
  22. Setting A Decluttering Goal in Units of Time Using Flylady's Timer Method - July 2018

    Hi All,

    I'm a teacher who is on a reduced schedule for about two months mid-December through mid-February and mid-June through mid-August. I also have a REALLY cluttered home. In the past, I've...
  23. Thread: Daily List

    by ejchase
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    I am just back from a vacation and jet lagged and...

    I am just back from a vacation and jet lagged and it's 88 degrees outside and the ac is out in my house, all of which is making it very hard to motivate myself.

    But I'm going to write a small...
  24. Hi All, I'm back from vacation and wanting to...

    Hi All,

    I'm back from vacation and wanting to make progress on my next 100 times of writing. I started in April but only got 20 times completed before I got caught up in the end of my teaching...
  25. Give it a 100 (or 20 or 30 ....) Challenge - July 2018

    In August 2017, a few of us were inspired by the video at the link below. It's the story of a woman who went to the gym 100 times to try to get herself out of a rut. I saw it when George Takei posted...
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