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Thread: Too Much To Do; Too Little Time

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    Quote Originally Posted by mountain-moma
    Been there done that for sure so sorry to hear about your hubby and i'm so sorry you aren't feeling well either we have the 3 H's here today as well and haveing so much rain.Thank the good Lord hubby is still albe to care for the outside yard and garden and such and me the inside i'm trying to get ready for our family reunion this Sunday and with company coming seems i have so much to get done there's our Son getting married July 3rd whew don't no if i'll ever catch up i sent my Prayers for you and hubby and i for one thinks i have to get all done before it's award time for me also(:)
    Thanks very much! My sickness is only a "sometimes" thing that I've been plagued with my whole life. I'm just happy that I do o.k. most of the time and I get a lot of stuff done then.

    You'll get it all done. It always works out, although sometimes the "to do" list seems overwhelming when you have a specific time frame in which to get everything done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by weezie
    I also have a quilt upstairs that I need to be hand quilting on, but I can only manage to look at it (I think it's looking back). I think I'm also receiving messages from my treadmill that it's time for "walkies".
    Not to minimize your angst but you have a quilt looking back at you and a treadmill sending messages! I think it's time for that nap. :|

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    Quote Originally Posted by weezie
    Thanks to all for kind advice. (I like the nap advice!) Although I appreciate the thoughts, I wasn't really seeking advice; with a critically ill, disabled husband and some health problems of my own, I have to deal with whatever arises here on a daily basis.

    The reason I posted was just curiosity ... to see if there are many of you who are like me with too many choices because of too little time in which to accomplish everything. And how many of you feel like you must get everything else done before you can "reward" yourself with some sewing/quilting time.
    just remember that stressed spelled backwards is Desserts so make you a big chocolate cake and relax. On a serious note I use to feel that way but now use quilting as a stress release so I try to get some quilting time between chores. I still don't get to sew as mush as I would like but I do sew a little each day, so be sure to take time for your self.

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    I understand his feeling of weariness since the women we have great it loads above. I suffer fibromialgia and the truth is that being employed out of house at an office and then the tasks of my cas, is terrible, sometimes we slacken and we are entered by a species of slightly special melancholy, so though the husbands want to help us, they I believe that they do not even see the dirt in house. I am glad the life with a grandson that I have of two years and a half but also I get tired very much if I am a lot of time with him.
    In end, the age does not excuse and the life of the woman, is like that .......

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    Quote Originally Posted by QBeth
    Not to minimize your angst but you have a quilt looking back at you and a treadmill sending messages! I think it's time for that nap. :|
    Probably past time!! (Does this mean that your inanimate objects don't send YOU messages?) I don't get stressed out, usually, but I have my moments and I was having a "moment" when I posted; however, I'm back to my usual "whatever will be, will be" attitude now.

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    ohh yeah, i feel like that most of the time! Seems everywhere I look something is calling my name, laundry dishes, weeding, vacuuming, etc. people say oh well just park and do it tomorrow. But what they don't realize is that tomorrow has just as many things already to do so don't want to add more. And then of course, my hubby (who is also ill) would like me to spend time with him too. Calgon take me away............

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maride
    I suggest you do the essential house work to make it a healthy environment. No point on going insane cleaning, because tomorrow it will be dirty again. The weeds can always wait. the way I see it, they will always grow back. I am sure soon you will have better weather to do it. Take care of yourself and your husband and the rest will eventually get done when is important.
    I agree with you. Clean, dust, mop and tomorrow who can tell? I clean often enough that our house won't be condemed. I like a clean house, just not enough to do it every day. I like to sew, sew, sew.

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    Glad to hear that you are feeling better. I'm feeling that way myself, right now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by weezie
    Quote Originally Posted by QBeth
    Not to minimize your angst but you have a quilt looking back at you and a treadmill sending messages! I think it's time for that nap. :|
    Probably past time!! (Does this mean that your inanimate objects don't send YOU messages?) I don't get stressed out, usually, but I have my moments and I was having a "moment" when I posted; however, I'm back to my usual "whatever will be, will be" attitude now.
    No, my objects know better than to talk to me when I'm having a bad day -- they may get blamed! _:-)_ Glad to hear you're feeling better. Sharing does help to get over those "moments."

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