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Weeknote for 9/13/2020

Life maintenance 😐 I spent last week getting through regular and freelance work. Somehow that seemed to take up all my time, other than naps and miscellaneous tasks. I have a new Remicade schedule. After my upcoming infusion, I’ll do … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 9/6/2020

Productivity 🤔 It’s time for some changes. My motivation has been waning lately. Last week I couldn’t summon the drive even to make a time block schedule, let alone follow it. And despite the importance of my math project, I … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 8/30/2020

Productivity 😐 The black hole of time swept back through last week. I’ll try time blocking again this week, a technique I experimented with earlier in the year, though my plans will be less ambitious this time. Math 😐 I … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 8/23/2020

For having done so little, I sure have a lot to say. Productivity 😐 A temporal black hole passed through my week. It’s the only explanation for where the time went and how little I got done. I suppose there’s … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 8/16/2020

Health 🤔 My immune-suppressing prednisone level is low, but I’m still avoiding indoor crowds. This is mostly to avoid possibly delaying my ulcerative colitis treatments at the hospital, which would happen if I exposed myself to known or suspected cases … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 8/9/2020

Math 🤔 I feel more motivated to study math. Thanks to David Tall and some handily organized course descriptions from California State University, I found out that I won’t get to the interesting, formal mathematics I’ve been waiting for till … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 8/2/2020

Health 🤔 I’m researching new medications. My Remicade infusion on Monday seems to have worked this time, and my flare-up has calmed down immensely. But my doctor made the good point that new medications have come out since I started … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/26/2020

Math 😐 I continued my prealgebra review. I was juggling work and naps for most of the week, so I was only able to squeeze math in on the weekend, but I was pleased at how quickly the note-taking went. … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/19/2020

Health 😕 Last week’s theme was dealing with my health. My COVID swab was negative. The doctor recommended self-isolating for 10 days just in case, since it could be a false negative. That period will end after Tuesday, though my … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/12/2020

Self-improvement 🤔 Choice architecture might help me make better everyday decisions. Continuing in my theme of social engineering, I listened to Nudge by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein, which promotes libertarian paternalism, designing the way choices are presented so that … Continue reading

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