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I'm thinking of renting my own ekg machine. Something along the lines of those blood pressure machines they place in front of the pharmacy counter. How many times has my heart stopped this past week as I go over my to-do list in my head seventeen times an hour?
I don't have a dayrunner or filofax anymore. I think they stopped making those in the 80s and 90s. And digital reminders on my computer get buried behind tweetdeck. One can only have so many start up items after all. So I further streamlined my efficiency motto this year and shaved off some items to increase my productivity. Scary how much this sounds like math.
I cut my usual 1/2 a dozen cookie samples and a few candy samples to 1/2 a 1/2 a dozen. Plus a candy sample. Gotta have the candy. It's Christmas, after all. One down.
I finally selected the food dishes I'd bring to the family gatherings both before and after Christmas day. Two down.
Shopping days are the final equation. Balancing everything else I think I have somewhere along the lines of 2x+y(2) hours per day left to shop. And that's only if I do all the shopping online.
I've got my calculator in one hand and my bankcard in the other.