290918 CATCH-UP DAYS

06:45 alarm + knitting on TEJEDA #2 // first sleeve in the making
07:45 breakfast + change into workout clothes
08:15 morning pages
09:30 gym
11:00 tidying
11:45 quick shower // and definitely no makeup
———
12:15 lunch
12:45 Bullet Journal + Google Calendar
13:15 text editing
15:15 e-mail + socials // not sure why this took me ages
17:15 beach + burgers
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22:30 bed

PATTERN: VANILLA ANKLE SOCKS BY KNITS PLEASE // YARN: DROPS FABEL LONG PRINT IN SILVER FOX GREY

Lately I’ve been thinking of implementing catch-up days in my work week. Either as the fifth day of the work week (that’s what the boyfriend would want), or as one of my four weekend days (what I would want). On days like these, where I’m doing a full morning ritual including the gym, it’s difficult to get around to working on Chain Twenty deadlines. Especially when a text editing order comes in and has priority.

It’s easy to just work through the evening and not go to the beach to enjoy the sunset + burgers with friends. But if you get up at 06:45 in the morning, you should be able to enjoy the evening off, right? So, catch-up days. It’s an idea from Aileen (@lavendaire) and I think it’s so perfect in its simplicity. On the last work day of the week, you simply plan nothing. If you’ve made all your deadlines, you can use this day for new projects from your one-day-when-I-have-the-time-list. If not — which is more likely — you can catch up on all those deadlines and enjoy a relaxed weekend off.

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