First of all, I have been carrying around ten extra pounds for years until they magically morphed into twenty extra pounds.
Second, over the past seven years I have written and rewritten my book of nursing stories. And I have written and rewritten the first chapter at least five times, not counting changing from past tense to present tense and back again. Furthermore, I hadn’t followed any of the many outlines I generated because I was constantly changing the structure of the book.
Why I decided that particular morning to stop procrastinating baffles me. However, I don’t intend to waste precious time analyzing why as long as I continue to make advancements.
What I have accomplished so far:
- Engaged my friend and mentor, Carol Henderson, to monitor my progress and coach me to succeed. There is nothing like having to be accountable to someone.
- Met my first month’s goal by writing three new stories.
- Developed a working outline of the complete book, which I intend to follow.
- Set a date for completing the draft: September 1, 2012.
By the way, I have lost ten pounds.
What is it you have been putting off?