Full day, but not with words

I got some words, yes. Didn’t want to break my streak, after all.

What else did I do with my day? Hauled Girl Scout cookies, which accounts for hundreds of reps of twists and lifts, and dozens of curls and static carries. Also a bit more of a workout than my still-recovering breathing apparatus was up for. On the other hand, it was awesome to just meet up with other women from the local troops and work together on a joint project and just feel like I clicked. I’m going to be getting more involved with my daughter’s group, and I’m happy about that.

I also had a great Hangout with Kate Baker, the Operations Manager for SFWA, chatting about projects I’m interested in, attending the business meeting at Nebula Weekend, things I can help with, how to get help if I’m flailing … It was a fun Hangout, and I’m looking forward to seeing her in person at Boskone next month.

Then I spent a good chunk of the afternoon poking at some of the things Kate and I discussed. I’m currently debating whether I’m going to be better off budgeting time each day to work on SFWA (in addition to keeping up with the discussion boards, which I do anyway), or if planning to spend all of one day per week will work better. For now, I think, it’s going to be some each day while I get up to speed.

The thing that tickled me most today? The unexpected mention of the puppy-shaped cake I made for my daughter’s birthday.

Words written today: 520
Words written 2017: 34,306
Average words/day 2017: 1,429
Books completed 2017: none yet (getting close!)
Pages read: 2-1/2 chapters
Books read 2017: 1
Exercise reps: dozens!

As you can see, I got a fair bit of reading done while waiting to load cookies at the pick-up point! Have to use time wisely, after all.

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  1. Such a productive day! Much envy I have. 🙂

    • Heh. Thanks. I kind of felt like although I was busy, I wasn’t getting a lot done because I “only” got 500 words. Yes, high expectations I have. 😛 It helps to get the outside perspective. 🙂

  2. Kate’s great. I’ve found volunteering for SFWA is appreciated and supported… you’re not just thrown into a task and left to drown.

    Glad you managed words with that busy day.

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