I Need Accountability Today!

I have a lot to get done today and I DON’T FEEL LIKE IT, so I’m using you all to hold me accountable.
This is my to-do list for the day.  Write mean comments if it is not done by the end of the day, ok?? 🙂

To Do List
Unclog bathroom drain
Empty Dishwasher (my youngest did this for me)
Hang up all clean clothes
Make ultrasound appointment– no I am not pregnant and don’t worry, nothing serious (can’t find card with number on it…ugh.)
Make dentist appointment for teeth cleaning
Get 3 outfits for each girl ready for the 1st week of school (it is a 3 day week)
Shop for tennis shoes for youngest (not gonna, my girls just want to stay home.  I’m relieved!)
Mop kitchen and 2 bathrooms
Water garden
Clean both bathrooms (1 down, 1 to go)
Sweep sun room (thank you to my oldest, she did it)
Make Chicken Peanut Satay for dinner
Make Todd soup for lunches-maybe tomorrow.  Broth is made…
Clean out Guinea pig cage
Put away all laundry
Make Tropical ice cream sundaes
Attend this online event tonight (please join us!!)
Have some God time
Read for at least 10 minutes
Teach instead of react to children
Return phone call
Write email
Sweep main floor
Sweep upstairs
Spot clean couches/couch pillows
Clean out study closet (my middle girl offered to do this one big job instead of 3 smaller chores. She did a great job!)

Do you have a to do list today?  If it is online feel free to link up and share below..

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  • Amy Bowman
    August 12, 2010 at 3:14 am

    @meeks-I’ve got to get more into twitter. one of these days!
    @Karen-thank you! tomorrow I rest! (pool time!)
    @Megan-you make a great cheer leader. Thanks. Sorry about the baby:(
    @Our Lives-so good to hear from you! thank you for the encouragement..

  • Our Lives
    August 11, 2010 at 9:20 pm

    I felt the same way on Monday and I “forced” myself to do something and it worked. Ok, I did the basic but ran a whole bunch of errands. Some how when I don’t feel like moving at home I do feel like running around outside of home! LOL!
    You are doing excellent in crossing out so many on that list already!


  • jeana
    August 11, 2010 at 5:04 pm

    Keep it up, I’m sure you’re doing great! I have finished my laundry, sweeping, all trash (which I forgot to add),and dishes. Now on to the next thing on the list and I also forgot to add bathe the dogs…fun.

  • Megan
    August 11, 2010 at 8:43 pm

    woo hoo! youre moving right along! I had things to do today, but had to take the baby to the dr instead. the poor guy has an ear infection. I did get my costco run out of the way though 🙂

  • jeana
    August 11, 2010 at 3:32 pm

    You know what? Thanks for posting this! I have a few of those things on my list and I am just sitting here reading blogs, I am not motivated what so ever. You have motivated me to get going!
    I don’t have it listed on my blog, but I need to
    *do the dishes *put load of laundry away *make dental appt. *sweep wood floors *sweep outside *make summer stir fry for dinner *do my devotional *finish Charlotte’s Web with boys

    Ahh! You don’t know how much it has helped me to see your list today!

  • Karen
    August 11, 2010 at 6:45 pm

    Oh my goodness girl! That is more than I hope to accomplish in a week! So, sorry, no mean comments from me if you don’t get it all done. I’m in awe at everything you’ve accomplished so far!

  • Meeks
    August 11, 2010 at 6:41 pm

    Another way to have accountability is twittering about it! Good luck with your list! Whatever you get done will fantastic!

  • Amy Bowman
    August 11, 2010 at 6:06 pm

    @ jeana- I keep finding myself doing things and adding it to the list just for the fun of crossing it off-like spot clean the couches!
    @ marie-so far so good on teaching instead of reacting. It does help that my youngest is at gma’s today…:) Have a great time swimming, I think we will do that tomorrow.

  • Marie @ Chocolate-Covered Chaos
    August 11, 2010 at 5:36 pm

    Wow! I love “teach instead of react to children”! This is something I pray about and really need to work on. Great idea to put in on your list.
    Hope you’re having a productive day! I’m taking the kiddos swimming, because I know I’ll be really busy tomorrow.

  • Amy Bowman
    August 11, 2010 at 4:15 pm

    @ jeana-I was starting to regret posting it–i’m only 1/3 of the way done–but thanks to your comment I’m gonna keep at it!
    @ AlliLilly-no, not an everyday list. Things piled up which is why I needed accountability! Although, I was thinking as I worked, if everyone wrote down everything they did in a day, it would end up being a pretty long list. Try it, you might be amazed at how much you do without giving yourself credit for it or knowing it..
    @Pam-lol. you can write mean comments b/c I asked for it by going public. Read my comment to AllyLilly, I have a feeling you do more than you think.
    Thanks for your comments and encouragement everyone.
    Off I go, oh how I’d rather sit here and read/write..

  • Pam @ diy Design Fanatic
    August 11, 2010 at 4:09 pm

    Dang, that is a long list for one day! How can we write mean comments if most of us are lucky to get half that stuff done in a day?

  • AliLilly
    August 11, 2010 at 3:39 pm

    Please please please tell me this is not an “everyday” to do list!! I have been a bit blog neglectful the past two days because I had to clean our 2 bedroom APT, and do laundry for the THREE of us! If you can pull all that off and keep your blog this awesome! I’m just gonna pack up my bags and leave bloggville! hahahaha!

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