You all always have the best reading recs – thank you!
✅ Finishing I’d Give Anything (OMG, that ending!)
✅ Time block planning my work day and really killing it on the time management/efficiency front (this does not always happen, so I figure why not celebrate when it does!). Specifically, I completed:
peer review meeting (7:45 – 8:45)
a recruitment presentation
the mini video (also for work/recruitment) I had been putting off for weeks — guess what, iMovie is not that hard!
edits to our recruitment website (you can see what the major theme was)
a nagging patient-related task & triage of EPIC inbox
coaching practice (11:30 – 12)
an unexpected GME-related “assignment” (had to tally up months resident spending in various locations etc and organize it for finance to understand)
phone call with one of our rotation leads to discuss issues PLUS prep of a mini presentation I have to give today to their group
drafted QI project submission document
Really, that is a lot!! And it actually did not feel overwhelming as I was doing it. Previously I was really stressed out about so many lingering projects but I did not expect so much headway to be made in one day. Yesterday made me happy. PS: Being at home absolutely helped with this turbocharged work day – fewer interruptions + no wasted commuting time!
✅ Watched 2 episodes of Schitt’s Creek
✅ Restarted LIIFT4. Guess what, it’s still hard! And I still really need 17 and 20 lb weights. They are so pricey/hard to find now though!
❎ Kids were in moods (all had woken up earlier than usual and I’m sure that contributed — I am dreading the time change).
❎ I was in no mood to deal with their moods and it was not a pleasant parenting night
❎ There was a minor injury incident that occurred specifically related to kid impulsivity and bad behavior and now another kid has a visible bruise. Which is sad. And the whole thing really made me mad.
❎ C has these monthly science projects that sound fine in theory, but that I absolutely dread because — as a first grader — he has no ability to complete them independently or even really come up with an idea for execution so they are basically projects for me (I was going to assign it to Josh but he has been on call/at work during most of the kids’ waking hours recently). So “we” did the project, but it was kind of torture. I actually thought about just opting out (his school has no grades, and besides – he’s in 1st grade) BUT I feel that might send the wrong message about responding to assignments?
Hopefully today will bring success in both the work AND life fronts. (It IS possible – it has happened before!)