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7/3/07 10:35 A

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Vicky, I never saw anything from FlyLady...LOL. I heard about it of course, but never investigated for myself...
I know I started a project a tad too big for me, and it will be rather diffuclt, but I will go through, no matter what, I really want to prove, that what I thought through IS possibe, and I CAN do it...

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers...therefore have some entertained angels unawares...

Whether you think you can't do it, or of think you can, either way you are right. (H. Ford)


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Today, I think I will go thru the pile of coupons I have ripped out and also clean out my purse. Then I will have an organinzed place to put them!

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7/3/07 5:40 A

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PEONY67, Flylady says don't take out more than you can finish, but I always do.
Just don't get overwhelmed by the chaos, remember it's temporary!

Monday: Cleaned out magazines, a big bag of them. I discovered a great number of fitness-related magazines stacked next do my sofa. Of course I knew they were there; I just had conventiently forgotten it.

My plan for Tuesday is to go through the piles dd has thrown out of her room labeled as "trash", to make sure there's nothing in there that's mine (I already found some items). I hate having to do this, since it's really her job!!!



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7/2/07 4:11 P

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Ok, I did went down to the basement and empted a couple of boxes and suitcases to bags for taking away... For the moment it looks like bigger chaos than ever and I still can't see how the whole thing will work out, but I guess I just have to plow on with it...

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers...therefore have some entertained angels unawares...

Whether you think you can't do it, or of think you can, either way you are right. (H. Ford)


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7/2/07 3:56 A

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Wow Vicky! That's wonderful!! I simply cannot *believe* I never figured this out before! (I've got it all inventoried on Word files on my laptop, divided by "upper cabinet, left side; lower cabinet, right side" etc, etc.)

Of course today as I was typing stuff up I thought that some of the "inventory" sounded familiar. On checking my files later on it turns out that I'd already inventoried the contents of that same particular drawer less than a week ago! It was listed under a different location file heading--gaw! I'm working so hard at this that I keep forgetting what I've just done!
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I like your idea of taping the lists inside or outside cabinet doors, etc. Thanks!!
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I'm truly bummed as tomorrow I probably won't be able to work on my decluttering as I have a new "supposedly" laid back job to start. I wasn't going to have to show up till 10, but now I have to be there by 8. I'd had my decluttering projects all set to go for early in the morning. Had planned on getting a lot done. :)

Think I'm going to start another thread for "decluttering discussions" here, to discuss the "decluttering process" in general. ;)

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7/2/07 3:18 A

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Hopefully i get around to go down to th ebasement and go through the last stack of suitcases...
over the weekend I finshed a couple of projects, like I had a set of pillowcases cut I sew them finallz, fixed several pants that waited for proper hemming for weeks...

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers...therefore have some entertained angels unawares...

Whether you think you can't do it, or of think you can, either way you are right. (H. Ford)


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Sierrasage, I've been inventoring my kitchen cabinets items for years, and every time I lost the sheets of papers because they disappeared in the paper clutter.
About a month ago, I decided to post them on the insides of the cabinets, divided by shelf.
I also posted my freezer's contents on the freezer door - the same with the fridge.
Even though it looks untidy, it's been the best menu planning tool I've ever used.

Over the weekend I:
- Finished my ironing and put away all clothes
- Took my sister's feather pillows back to her home. (I had taken them to my home to wash and dry in the dryer, since she doesn't have a dryer. Then I let them rest on my living room floor for a day)
- Prepared the veggies I bought from farmers' market of Friday
- Tossed 5 files from my 'Favorites'

If I only I didn't get so distracted!

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SIERRASAGE Posts: 871
7/1/07 5:29 P

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Thanks LazyBaby! :) It's actually a tip I picked up from an organizing/decluttering section in a book I read.

Got one good section of papers filed yesterday, picked up the sponge for washing down kitchen cabinets, then deviated & went shopping for a new swimsuit. (whoo hoo! :) Had to do it anyway. Can't stand shopping in general.)

Today I have inventoried EVERYTHING in my kitchen cabinets, and in my closet. (Other than clothes that are visible in the closet, and kitchen items I use all the time & know where they are.)

Several yrs ago I was "horrified" to find that I had 3 unopened rolls of aluminum foil sitting around, after just coming back from the store with a 4th! (Thinking I had none.) Multiply that by a few other items, & it FINALLY has dawned on me that inventoring everything I've got in the kitchen cupboards makes a heck of a lot of sense! (Fanatical though it may seem. ;) )

Inventoring everything stored in my closet, and on the shelves above it, is winding up making a whole lot of sense too. I now know what the "H" it is I have, and where the "H" it all is!!! This is truly SUPER!! :)

I haven't got to all the rest of the filing projects cluttering up my floor yet, but I think I've done well enough for today so far. I MUST get to the gym/pool for exercise!! I have been SOOOO.... neglecting that! (Horrors, horrors!!)

I only exercised 3 days this past week, which is awful. It's just come down to, "do I want to finalize & achieve this decluttering/freeing goal, or do I want to stay healthy & drop the weight at a faster clip?" I want BOTH, actually.

How to get the mental energy wrapped around on a daily basis for both though seems tough. It's taking EVERYTHING out of me to stay so single-mindedly focused on this "mucho necessary" decluttering.

Oh well. I AM getting somewhere with it. (And the weight's still dropping--whoo hoo! :) )

Bon temps, everyone!

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Hi everyone, sorry to have been MIA but I have been decluttering...you got it, I have donated probably 200-300 pounds of stuff to bless others with and into the trash almost as much, environmentally correct of course.

One outfit I have had for years and is a beautiful, well-tailored piece of clothing, I donated when I realized it did not make me happy when I looked at it. I didn't feel wonderful, in fact, the opposite. That was an eye-opener.

So, my storage room is emptied and only things we love or use are in it. Following Sierra's lead, I catagorized my bins and the room itself and even took pictures of all my clothes I do have in storage. Thanks for that tip way back, Sierra!

My bedroom closet, linen closet, office closet and pantry are done.

Like FlyLady says the clutter didn't appear overnight so I don't expect it to be gone overnight.

I'm getting a handle on my home and I am feeling much more peace. I still have projects to complete, bookcases, filing cabinet, photos. I will get to them I know but for now I am going to enjoy my accomplishments so far and enjoy how my home is taking shape!

Have a wonderful Sunday everyone!


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6/30/07 7:17 P

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O.K so I got up this morning and had great plans to get lots done today…clean the bathroom, clean the kitchen and find the desk. There is so much cutter in there I have been avoiding it since I moved, three months ago…and that brings me to my final task…I have two boxes left from the move. I know that is awful! I really need to get those last two boxes unpacked but it just never happened. Now here I am at 7:12 pm and I have most of that list is still not done. I will shoot for getting the boxes done before bed! That will be a great accomplishment!

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I spent the day "decluttering" my flower bed. Stupid weeds!

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6/30/07 3:40 P

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Gosh... I honestly feel like "revolting" for the day! I'm getting sick of all this, fed up. It seems like it will *never* end!!! I'm so burned out. If my floor was only "clean", if there weren't just continual, continual piles of never-ending papers, scraps of papers, magazines, file folders, etc, etc. Ugh!

Yesterday was VERY productive!! :)

1. I sorted through more papers on floor, put them in their respective file folders, or created some new file folders for them. I also wrote down/cataloged in which file folder everything went, so that was great.

2. I scrubbed kitchen floor. (On hands & knees--again. Last time I did this was a month ago. The time before that appx 2 months ago. I would *like* to be doing it every 2 weeks, but what with all this other decluttering to go through it's not possible to keep completely current with the more routine chores.) (My kitchen floor space is small.)

3. Sorted through the 2 plastic bins full of computer software programs & other electronic stuff that I'd planned on doing last week but hadn't been able to get to. I organized everything in them, switched stuff from one plastic bin to the other for a more "orderly-grouping" of contents. I cataloged ALL contents of both bins into the computer. (Worked great!! This morning my housemate next-door-neighbor needed a phone jack with cord. It just so happened that I'd found an extra one yesterday in those 2 bins. All I had to do was check the "inventory list" of each bin on their respective Word files on my computer. There I was able to locate where it was, (in a paper bag in one of the bins), then give it to my friend. So Cool!!! :) )

3. Hosed/washed out 5 sets of large plastic bins that were dirty/dusty, in the yard outside. (Had to empty them of their contents first.) My room is FILLED with large plastic storage bins. I own no furniture, just bins. (I don't like feeling like I'm living anywhere permanent. I want to feel as though I could pick up & move at a moment's notice.)

I'd done a major washing out of dirty, dusty plastic storage bins about a month ago, and also maybe 2 months before that. I think these are all DIFFERENT bins I'm washing out each time. I've just got so many. (And all in use too!) I've probably got one more "group" of them to wash out, then I'm done.

4. I checked through the contents of another plastic storage bin I've got. Everything in there was inventoried from a decluttering phase of mine 10 months ago or so. I was amazed. I hadn't realized I was as thorough back then as I was! Absolutely EVERYTHING in there was inventoried. There was nothing I had to do. What shocked me though was that I'd thought all along that this was one of the storage bins to go to my storage unit, but yesterday I realized that it wasn't! There's all sorts of filmmaking/editing projects in there which I have to either complete or re-do. I need to be here to do that, not elsewhere (where my storage unit is.)

So that was an interesting find! ;)

What was great for me with all this yesterday was that I'd earmarked Sunday as the day for scrubbing the kitchen floor & going through those 3 plastic storage bins. So I got ahead of myself a bit--yay! :)

(I live in a large studio, in a large Victorian house with it's own kitchen. Each room here is its own unit. Some have bathrooms, all have kitchens. I share a bathroom with 2 other people.)

I started "some of" today's decluterring projects this morning, (organizing 2 of the newly washed bins with either different, or changed, contents,) but then got waylaid by some phone calls. Now it's starting to get hot. (Ugh. I'm on the 2nd floor and a heatwave is predicted.)


The rest of Today's Decluttering list:

1. go buy another sponge so I can wash up kitchen counter & cabinets--again. (did this 2 weeks ago; would like to keep more on top of it, can't do so till ALL decluttering projects are done)

2. go through a newly created pile on floor of "cast-offs" from other files. create "new files" with them, and also catalog ALL new contents on new sheet of paper

3. pull out ALL large plastic garbage bags full of things that I earmarked To Keep that are in closet. put them in a storage bin, or two storage bins if need be. Catalog them ALL, all the contents in each plastic garbage bag, and then what goes into each bin. Write it all out on a Word file on my computer.

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6/28/07 7:30 P

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Ahh... done for the day. :) Did everything I set out to do. :)

Re-did/updated the inventories for newly changed pocket file folders & large ziploc bag "file folders" that were written down on either 4x6 index cards or in a notebook. Entered the changes into the corresponding Word files on my laptop.

Tomorrow I just keep going. Got piles & piles of more loose papers all over the floor that need to go into these COMPLETED file folders. Some papers were those that I took out from one file to place in another file. In that case, the changes are already written down in 2 places; index card or notebook, and on the computer. There's still some more "business" type files to go through, see if I can consolidate, or throw repetitive, unneeded stuff out, or what needs to be done with those files, if anything. As much as I'd love for all this to get done by tomorrow's end, I know it's simply not going to happen. There's just still too much to go through. So day-by-day. It'll get done. :) (I tell myself. ;) )

Again on the ironing-- I don't really own many, if any, clothes that need to be ironed. I just don't buy them if that's the case. (Since I know I'm never going to spend any time ironing. I don't even *own* an iron, lol!) Hope your ironing got done today though!
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- I cleaned out my fridge. I usually do this once a week, on Thursdays (then on Fridays I drive to the farmers' market and buy produce). However I skipped last week, so it had gotten ugly.
- I worked on my schedule. Entered everything into my organizer and threw out those little pieces of paper.
- Took the recyclables to the bin.
(edit) - I ironed 4 x 15 minutes.

This is all nice, but it's part of my routine.
I need to work on the stuff I've been procrastinating about.

Gotta work harder!

Edited by: SHAPESHIFTER_V at: 6/30/2007 (01:09)
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I can't remember when last time I ironed either. That's why I'm so behind with it. emoticon . Usually put ironing off until I need it. Put other work ahead of it. That will be a goal of mine from now on. To try to keep caught up with it.

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SIERRASAGE Posts: 871
6/28/07 8:58 A

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Didn't end up doing any of my filing on Tuesday. Started it yesterday though. (Whoo hoo!!) I made a SIGNIFICANT dent in it. (whoo hoo again. :) )

Today I continue with it. I commit to getting through ALL 2 quart plastic ziploc bags full of filed stuff. The contents of each one is inventoried, but since I've added new papers into them as of late, I need to re-do the inventories. (Into a Word file.) I'll *complete* all that today!

I figured this entire "phase 2 section" of my ongoing filing project to take 3 days at the minimum. I'm now thinking it needs 4 days, or maybe even 5 days. I'm not going to worry myself over that, stress myself out over it. It will get done when it gets done. The end result will be a CLEAN FLOOR, ALL papers cataloged, filed, and placed in bins earmarked for either staying or for going to storage. Whew!!

Ironing?? Yeah, I too can't remember the last time I ever needed to iron, lol. :)

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I will still be in my living room.

Nakaba, I can't remember the last time I ironed, but then I don't have really nice clothes to take care of either.

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I worked on ironing. Needs to be done and definately in my way. So....that's my project.

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6/26/07 11:15 A

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Well, got through a "portion" of my "important-type" errands yesterday. Lots of internet research & a longish drive to one place. (Right near my fave raw foods restaurant so I took myself there--whoo hoo! :) ) The stuff left to do on these errands is looking less daunting & time consuming, so it should be fine. I'll be able to get back to my decluttering soon--yay.

Today's Decluttering Project:

Cull all file folders that I have which are full of miscellaneous "of interest" papers. Pull out everything that corresponds to my newly created folders that are specific "one-topic" oriented. (They aren't actually file folders per se, but rather they're sturdy 2-quart sized clear ziploc plastic freezer bags, marked on the front with black marker to say what's inside them. They can hold *a lot* of papers!)

What's going to be *very easy* about this project is that ALL the miscellaneous papers I have in my enclosed file folders (3-sided enclosed, so stuff doesn't fall out) is catalogued! I found that "organizing technique" through a decluterring section in a book I read at one time. It works! Now I know what I've got & where it all is! :)

Everything's catalogued on BOTH 4x6 index cards, *and* in Word files on my computer. Whew!! All I need to do is look at my numbered index cards which correspond to the numbers on the front of each file folder, and I can see what's in each file folder, pull out what I need, then place those papers in the new "single topic" file folders that correspond to the item. Stuff that's still too miscellaneous I'll leave where they're at.

(If I see anything too glaringly meaningless I'll take it out & toss it, of course. :) This pass-through of the files though isn't for that, for tossing. I'm mainly keeping the focus on grouping like-minded "important" subjects with each other in their newly-created & respective "file folders.")

To keep things organized I'll cross out what I remove, and then later do the same with the items on the Word files.

Between all that, finishing up these "important errands" carried over from yesterday, and exercise, my day's set! :)

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My living room needs some attention. I think I will just start with a 15 minute Flylady declulttering today.

Carol from WI.
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6/25/07 6:19 A

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Hi, guys!
I'm not sure I'll have time for anything today. I'm heading back to the hospital.

I already deleted 15 of my files under the category "inspirations" (word and pdf files). It was advice and ideas. Either I'm already doing it, or there's no chance of doing it, so why keep the files? (I've got plenty where these came from).

I need to catch up with my reading in this thread. Judging from the length of the posts, you're getting LOTS done! Way to go!!!

Vicky

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6/25/07 1:05 A

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And WOW back to you, LB! Such amazing energy! :) How great to have DH workin' along side you. :)

Got through ALL bins today except the 2 computer/software holding ones. (Not a big deal since they aren't storage unit bound.) I did get through 2 other bins though, which certainly worked. :) I consolidated things--switching them from bin-to-bin, updated inventories of all bins contents, got stuff fully segregated as to what stays here, what goes off to storage. Very productive, all-in-all. (But my place still looks like a disaster--even more than before! I don't get it.)

Tomorrow I've got to spend a *whole* bunch of time doing super important errands--that are also very irritating too. (They aren't regular errands. One's that awful "trying to find a car part that's not even made anymore" for a darn fix-it ticket for my older car. Humph.) I just want to continue with the decluttering! I'm on such a roll!

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Hey You! WoW Sierra...you are getting it done! Good on you! Isn't it way cool?

Saturday morning I was chomping at the bit to get at my clothes closet. DH was still sleeping, hey he's worked the last four weekends in a row and while he has a ton of freedom he gets revved up when things start happening in his work.

So... I start ever so gently (and quietly) to move stuff out. He kinda wakes up and he is so cool... he is right behind me on my quest! I think he is finding clutter-free living ultra-cool. So we ditched about 50 pounds of clothes! I know...and he was right with me.

I culled his drawers first and he was way ahead of me in either throwing out or donating! Then, when I got to mine I asked for help cause you know it's always easier to cull someone else's stuff than your own!

But we did it!

NOW... nothing in our closet we don't fit, wouldn't wear or is out of season.

It carried over to the front door closet. We donated like 6 or 7 coats! Packed away out of season coats and left only WHAT WE WEAR (and FIT!) and WHAT'S SUITABLE FOR THE SEASON!

I agree with FL, a BO person is going..."what's your problem?"

Carried on with shoes/boots/recreation footware.

Moved to office storage room closet. Neat as a pin. Weight loss in that area... probably 80 pounds!!

So... my winter stuff is labelled and OUT OF MY CLOSET!

We were ruthless pretty much when it came to clothes we don't quite fit. Solution...get there...make decisions then except for the obvious which is now gone.

I was a professional for 25 years, suits are gone! Hopefully they will help someone get a job!

It's coming down to the wire......

My pictures..

Holy crap, not sure I'm ready to tackle that one! But you know, I am, I mean I have to be. Because I have to get my treasures out from the masses.

To me... every picture HAS TO MEAN SOMETHING. Period.
I want a memory, a good feeling, a delight when I gaze upon it.

Alas, that is my wish.

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6/24/07 12:21 P

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Whew! Got through ALL yesterday's projected decluttering projects! (Yay! :) )
Cleared out all upper & lower kitchen cabinets of stuff I didn't need/never used. Cleaned out 2-sided clothes closet, and the humongous shelves above it, of things I didn't need/use. (This included a torn, ripped-up dufflebag type suitcase on wheels that every time I flew somewhere with it I was embarrassed as all get out!)

Filled 2 large trash bags full of junk, tossed them in the garbage. Another large one went to Goodwill.

Today's decluttering projects:

1. Inventory contents from a small "catch-all" 3-tiered plastic drawer unit sitting on top of table next to the front door. See what can be tossed or put into a larger plastic "utility" storage bin. Also inventory (and deal with) contents from small plastic bin sitting next to drawer unit.

2. "RE-inventory" contents from the large plastic "utility" storage bin. I inventoried everything in there about 10 months ago during my last decluttering "frenzy." I managed to cut the overflowing contents by 2/3 last time around. (Yay!) I've added some stuff into it since then, as well as taken some out, so I want to refresh myself of its contents, see if there's anything to toss or go to storage instead.

3. Re-check contents from another large plastic storage bin I've got, see what's in there, whether it's to stay or go to storage.

4. Sort through the 2 large plastic storage bins of books I have in my closet. I'd cut the contents of BOTH bins by half 10 months ago. (The books either went to storage or Goodwill.) Now I'll see what's up with these remaining books, see what my plans are with them.

5. I've got 2 storage bins full of computer stuff--cords & cables, software programs to learn, older zip disks, diskettes, etc. I want to go through all that, get everything inventoried & more organized.

6. RE-inventory the contents of the large plastic storage bin I sorted through 2 days ago. I'd cut it from overflowing to half (yay!), but now I need to make a new assessment of what's in there.

7. Go through the contents of the NEWLY DONE (as of 2 weeks ago) extra large gray plastic storage bin full of "stuff", see what I want to keep here, what could go to storage. I then want to take storage-bound stuff & place it in #6's bin above.

Well, LOL, *that* should keep me busy for awhile!

Carry On, everyone!
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Congrats VPVICKY on the birth of your new nephew!! That's certainly Wonderful News!
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Didn't end up going through that one plastic storage bin of junk on Thursday, but *did* end up sorting through it yesterday, Friday. :) I kept half of it (groan), but managed to at leat toss 1/4 of it as trash, and bag the other 1/4 for a thrift store. After that I did a generalized sort-through of 3 more large plastic storage bins of junk I've got. I was able to pull about 1/2 of another one's contents out & bag that stuff for the thrift store too. The other 2 are "camera/film stuff" from film school which I (think) I want to keep for the day I (someday?) start making my own films again. (Gosh, I don't have the $$ for that anyhow. At least not right now, or in the immediate forseable future. But one never knows, n'est pas?) Ahh... the dilemna's of a packrat.

I'd inventoried the contents of all 4 of these large plastic storage bins almost a yr ago in one of my other decluttering "frenzies." All contents listed on a Word file in my computer. 3 of the bins were earmarked to go to my storage unit (a 10 hr drive away.) Now I'm seeing that only 1 of them can go, or rather, stuff that's "heat sensitive" has to be pulled out of 2 of them and maybe boxed up for going to my sister's garage for storage--providing it doesn't get too hot in there. (Another 10 hr drive from me, in a different direction.)

Today's decluttering projects:

1. Start sorting through the 60+ video tapes sitting on the floor which I recently viewed & (finally!) labeled. Most were duplicates of short film projects I directed/edited. Toss out the majority of the dupes. (I still need to view a few of them again as some of the sound cuts out of some sections in them. I'd fast-forwarded through a number of scenes on these tapes, but I'm going to have to listen in "real time" to those parts again just to make sure I'm not saving something that has no sound on it.) (I don't have a VCR at home so I had to cart the darn things, a dozen or so at a time, to my school's library to watch on their VCRs.) At least doing that will clear a goodly amount of section off my floor!

2. Go through ALL kitchen cupboards, upper & lower, & 2 narrow side ones, and toss anything & everything that I don't need or use on a regular basis.

3. Go through my 2-sided closet & do the same. (This is mostly junk that's sitting on the floor. I've been systematically, as of late, getting rid of all clothes that don't fit anymore, as well as getting rid of one's I never wanted in the first place!) (I'd bought "drab", because I felt "drab" inside.)

4. Go through the junk in the cupboards above my closet. Breakdown ALL boxes I've been *saving* for "just in case." I don't need them. For the rest of the junk stored up there, just get serious & say "Get rid of it!"

5. (and this one's a super Ugh!) Start calling around to auto recycling junkyard places to find some remote front side light bulb panel cover for my car. I got an irritating "fix-it" ticket a few weeks ago so this HAS TO BE taken care of. I've got an older car so the darn part isn't made anymore. I'm really dreading this, as all the auto junkyard places are really far away from me, it's hot now, & I don't have air conditioning in my car. Ugh!

I'd wanted to start working on phase 2 of my filing system for all those newly filed papers, but that's going to take some real concentration to get through it all. This car thing is going to break up the concentration, hence the reason for starting on the mindless kitchen & closet tossing tasks for today instead.

Good Luck on all your decluttering projects for today everyone! :)

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Oh my, SIERRASAGE! You made me blush! It sounds like you're doing a pretty good job yourself!
Yes, it's a good strategy. Provided you follow it. Hmmm... that's the difficult part. But I promised dh I would do it, so I do it (occasionally).

Well... Friday I didn't get much done. (Spent most of the day at the hospital, where my nephew was born.)

But I DID delete another 10 computer files. As this project progresses, it's becoming more and more difficult!

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Gosh VPVICKY, you're doing really well!! :) All those old kitchen/recipe files tossed, starting to make headway in those magazines--Wonderful! And you only keep newspapers for 1 week & than toss? Oh wow, I have GOT to implore *that technique* for myself!!

And TERI4ROSE-- excellent, excellent job in going through all those rooms & tossing out all those bags, or taking them to give away! Good job. :)

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I've accomplished a LOT so far today!

I never got around to going through the smaller plastic bin of "important" (hah!) papers yesterday, so I tackled them first thing this moring. Sorted them all out, filed away those that needed to be "filed" into appropriately marked large clear plastic ziploc baggies. Realized I also had an old backpack with lots more "important" (humph) papers left to sort through. I got through those too. Then I tackled 3 or 4 more loose paper piles sitting around. (I seem to keep recycling these messes, setting aside current *to-do's, to pay attention to's* any day now, yet don't quite get to them.)

Bottom line from all that is: ALL papers from boxes & large plastic storage bins are now sorted & put in their marked ziploc "file folders." All of 'em! No more boxes, bins of loose papers to go through in my place anymore. :)

(I do, ahem, have a storage unit full of them too, but that's not what I'm working on right now. That's all for another time to deal with--down the road apiece.)

This is not to say that I'm completely DONE with all these newly created file folders. I'm not. I've just gone through "phase 1" of a 3-phase organizational procedure. But I need to be **proud** of what I've done so far. (I am! :) )

Tomorrow starts phase 2.

I'm feeling rather disoriented by all this. And lighter too. It's not fully sunk in that I've actually gone through these boxes & bins full of random papers that I'd planned on dealing with for the past 10 months. It's truly shocking that I've actually moved past stage (phase) 1 in this project! After telling myself I'd do all this "someday." And now that "someday" is now! Wow. It's all very, very odd. I don't think I ever really believed I'd get to it all.

Something else I'd like to do today (after exercising/swimming): go through the first of the 5 plastic storage bins that were earmarked for taking up to my storage unit 10 months ago. It's full of "stuff", no papers. Everything that's in there is written down in a Word file on my computer. (I got that organized 10 months ago, inventoried all the *stuff* in all the plastic storage bins I've got sitting around here. I earmarked what would stay in my place, & what would be going up to my storage unit. Just haven't had the time to make the 10 hr drive up to it yet.)

Rather than look on my Word file for the bin's inventoried contents (jeez, do I sound silly or what? This is just *junk* -- not some valuable business type products!) I'll just pick through the bin, see if I "really" need anything in there, or whether I can (hopefully!) toss things, or take them to Goodwill.

I DID manage to break down the **newly emptied** 3 large moving boxes & take them out to the recycling bin yesterday. Amazing. I broke down a card table that I'd had been a catch-all for papers & junk in my room a few weeks ago. That table had NEVER looked right in my room; I'd just kept it up since I thought "I need a table & have this one, therefore--use it!" Even though I didn't like the way it looked. As soon as I broke it down & put it out of sight the room looked & felt better to me. LOL!

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Last weekend I went through the upstairs bathroom, the girls room, my bedroom and the boys room. Then I took 12 bags for give away out of the house and another 5 bags for trash out. Today I did the downstairs bathroom, the living room (hanging up all the pictures in frames that have been laying around forever), the hallway and the coat closet(EEEKKK!). I also got about a third of the computer room done leaving the rest for later.

I need a nap; my littlest one (3 years old) is having night terrors or so say the doctors. I say I have never seen night terrors that awaken a child every hour on the half hour all night long but I am hoping he will outgrow it.

It sounds like there is a lot of progress being made all over the place. Yay!

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Thursday:

- I got rid of 13 more files (8 about cooking and 5 old links to FFX cheats - which wouldn't work anymore!)

Hmmm... then there's my magazines pile(s):
- I threw out all magazines / newspapers I got in Italy last April. I was hoping to use it as material for my Italian lessons, but it just hasn't happened. It's been sitting there gathering dust, so it's gone!
- I threw out all fashion magazines I was keeping in the appartment (mainly Greek editions of Vogue and Harper's Bazaar). Only 1 clipping was worth saving.
- I threw out all newspapers except for the current week's. I'm supposed to do this de-clutter once a week, but...

OK, my last project for today: 3 months worth of credit card bills. I checked and recorded everything, so my "credit card" file is now empty. (Except for the most recent receipts.)

I'm done for today!

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Ended up leaving the computer lab after posting yesterday, going for that raw & low cal Asian cabbage salad. :) Then went home & began tackling all those zillions of plastic grocery sacks filled with papers there instead. --- made great headway!!

Instead of the way I'd originally planned to handle them, I split them into 3 groups. (1) papers that I want to enter into the computer in a Word file (thereby being able to eventually toss away those pieces of paper afterwards); (2) papers that I want to read before filing them; (3) papers that can go right into being filed. At the end there was actually a 4th & 5th category too. #4 were those that got instantly tossed, (yay!), and #5 were those that I'd grouped by single category in separate grocery sacks ages ago.

I got through all but 4 grocery sacks full of those papers yesterday. (Appx 1 & 1/2 large moving boxes worth.) It was grand!! :)

This morning I've made MAJOR headway so far. I created file "folders" (using large thick plastic freezer ziploc bags, 2 gallon size) and filed away ALL like-minded papers in their "folders". It was exciting! Instead of all these zillions of plastic grocery bags full of papers, now I can actually SEE what everything is, and I've marked the clear ziploc bags with a black marker so I know what's in them too. I also broke down things that were grouped together into their own separate categories, so it's an even better "filing system" than I had before.

Next on the list to "complete" this stage will be to enter everything into the computer, as well as onto 4x6 index cards for good measure. (Though I'm not going to do it just yet. Not till the weekend or something.)

This has all cleared up MAJOR space on the floor. :) :)

(I had filed away a HUGE bunch of papers cluttering up the floor not 2 weeks ago. Had the entire floor all spotless, clutter free, clear. It all got cluttered again by pulling stuff to deal with out of 3 large moving boxes.)

I also went through the last remaining 4 grocery sacks full of papers & categorized them like I did the others; file, read, computer input, or toss.

To do NOW is:
I have yet "another" box of papers (and some non-descript junk) to tackle. (Last one--whoo hoo!!) It's a clear plastic bin, 14 x 21 x 5 inches, (5" deep). It's only about 1/2 full with stuff. I've been dragging it around with me for yrs, feeling that there's "super important" papers & things in there. (Probably were super important 10 yrs ago--lol.)

So now I'll tackle them, breaking them down into the same 3+ categories as above. I "should be" able to finish this quick enough. :)

(I'll deal with the computer input, to read & to file part of all the papers on another day. That INCLUDES all I put in those categories from yesterday's work.)

Another thing I would *like* to do, if I can get up the nerve, is to break down the now newly emptied 3 large moving boxes & put them in the recycling bin. That's going to take GUTS on my part. There's still lots of stuff on the floor that could fill one of them, (all the cataloged clear plastic ziploc bags), but I'd rather have a large plastic bin for all that instead.

Gosh; I'm giving myself a headache writing all this out, LOL. This all looks close to certifiably crazy!

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(There really IS a method to all this madness though, I swear.)

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Wednesday:
- Another 10 files gone. This time it was 10 of my recipe files.
Afternoon update: I decluttered my kitchen balcony. Used a bag of soil that had been sitting there, threw out the rest, removed all recycling material, and tidied up a bit. Somehow, this discouraged my feathered neighbors from making a nest there.

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Today , I think I will reclaim my kitchen island! Why everything gets piled there, I will never know.

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Ahhh, gentle campers...

Yeah, me too, grandiose plans for today. But I did get a lot of my TO DO list done...yay! Oh, but alas... I mean to tackle my closet! However, tomorrow is another day. On a happy note, I spent 2 more 15 minute sessions purging recipes. It was grand.


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Well... I got up "raring to go" (well not really; only "partially" raring to go) on my "today's project." Been procrastinating the whole time! Now I think I'll go get an Asian cabbage salad at the local food court & procrastinate somemore.
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Anyhow... today's decluttering project for me is:

I've started in on the 2nd large cardboard moving box I have full of papers. All the zillions of papers are shoved into zillions of plastic grocery bag sacks. I've brought a TON of them to the computer lab at school in order to work on them here instead. I'm going to enter the info I want from each piece of paper into a Word file, then throw the papers into one of 2 large plastic bags marked either "toss" or "save"--respectively. (Meaning those that are to be "saved", I won't necessarily be recording the info, they'll just be "categorically filed" in a folder or a large plastic ziploc baggie that's marked.)

Some of all these plastic grocery bags are from moving box #1 that I was working on the other day. I'm only "partially" done going through that one. I filed all the things from there in places that already had file folders or locations for the similar items. There's a few things I have to read from there, then toss or save in respective file folders. But mainly I've now lumped the contents from the 2 boxes into one lump sum project. (Ugh!! not *wonder* I'm procrastinating!)

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The upstairs bathroom cupboard will be emptied and rearranged today!

My daughter is expecting a baby in mid July and she and her husband will be staying with me for two months. In the fall they will be living in Amman, Jordan. We need space for all the baby things. Although we are temporarily adding more stuff to the house, I have been motivated to get rid of lots of the clutter.

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emoticon emoticon Peony67---I can laugh---cause I'm the same way. Have 1 big drawer of bras and another big drawer of undies of about any color. But, when you need them--can't find them. So...a very good project to get done.

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Ok, today I did... my two drawers of ....... don't laugh at me... Bras. Yes,as with many clothing item (thank tops, pantyhoses etc) I have a lot. I MEAN a LOT. All thrown into two drawers. for two weeks I couldn't find my turqoise racerback bra (whoever would wear white -or even worst other colors- bras under turqoise tops??? Zeah I know I am nuts.
Anyway I took out both drawers, looked through them. Put away those staff I didn't used for the last year or so, I put my sport bras into an other box, so now I can see what is in that two drawer. Oh, and found the turqoise racerback thing. Now, where is my turqoise racerback top??? LOL

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Sunday:
I deleted 10 of my files. (10 minutes)

I threw out 1 cooking magazine (5 minutes to go through the pages and realize there wasn't a single clipping I wanted to keep. Still hundreds of magazines to go, but it's a strart!)

I attacked the unchartered territory of my basement (15 minutes): I recovered some give-away items that have been sitting there for over a year. They are re-packed, and they'll be out of the house by Wednesday.

My project for Monday: It's back to the paper clutter. As many 15-minute increments as I can afford.
Update on Monday: I'm sorry to repost I didn't find the time to do it. I was too busy with anti-procrastination projects. Better luck on Tuesday!

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Hey WOW, that's Awesome LazyBaby!! Congrats!! :)

Never got around to the 2nd project yesterday--going through a huge moving box. IT'S TODAY'S PROJECT NOW.

I've opened it, took everything out, which is now cluttering up my floor. I *thought* the box had other stuff in it, stuff that was not going to be a big deal to organize. (Maybe that's in the *other* large moving box next to it which I've got to tackle??) Turns out though that what's in this box is going to be a HUGE project sorting through. (Papers, papers, papers, magazines, old bills, old receipts, old newspapers, articles I'd cut out of magazines to save.) I've got my shredder next to me, but I'm also going to put into the computer anything on scraps of paper I want to keep. (Then toss the paper.) Other stuff I'm not willing to throw out yet I'll catalog & put in a file folder or whatnot. ;)

What's YOUR decluttering project for today?

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I am so proud of me! I stuck to 15 minutes! For everything! When my timer buzzed I simply changed projects! How cool is that?

DH asked why it was always going off. No worries babe, I got it all under control!

So, today...

I tossed out 500+ pages of printed recipes and newspaper clippings! Into the BUILDING recycle bin which means I can't get them back!

I emptied two binders of what amounted to CRAP!

Okay, I moved on to digital photos...

1) Deleted the ones out of focus, odd angles, not flattering to any in the picture and lastly..the boring ones.

Happy.

2. After my very critical cull, yea pretty critical... I then chose the pictures I would print.

I am so proud of me...I figure I did a 800+ boogie and "color me happy!"

I am "Finally Loving Myself!" FLYing...!


FlyLady...you are the real thing... thank you!

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My car!

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"Helping Hubby get magazines in a tote" to declutter bedroom
Kerri

I'm determined to be successful at this, but at the same time I will not get depressed if I slip up I will just keep on going and do it a bit at a time.
Never give up remember it is never to late to start again!!! Stay motivated and please help motivate me!!!!


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Wow--I finished going through that bin of magazines in record time! I thought the darn thing was **overflowing** with mags; turns out it wasn't. Apparently I'd designated that bin about 6 or 8 months ago to hold magazines I *truly* wanted to keep. (I'd toss them in, unread, not willing to read them at the time, but not willing to throw them out either.) It'd been so long since I last paid any attention to the thing that I'd actually forgotten all about it. (LOL!) I thought this was going to be a "nightmare" project of undue proportions. (I still do have lots of those left. Ugh.)

Anyhow... I found I did *not* want to part with any of those mags, (just as I'd felt when I tossed them in that bin ages ago.) What I ended up doing, which made me happy, was organize them. I grouped them by either name or subject matter. Then I put each separate grouping in a gallon-sized thick clear plastic ziploc baggie. From there I dug out a giant-sized white plastic garbage bag that I'd had more "magazines to keep" in it. I pulled those out, organized them by placing them in their new respective & categorized ziploc bags, then put ALL the ziploc bags into this Magazine Labeled giant-sized white plastic garbage bag. (A trash compactor one. Very sturdy.)

I know it sounds complicated, but WHEW!! It's done!! To my "organized clutter storage" satisfaction.
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So my NEXT decluttering project for today is:

Go through a huge gigantic moving box & see what's in it, then organize, categorize, or toss.

Good projects everyone! Keep it up. :)

(And that's too funny, LB; lol)
(And APDSRO, camping season--how great!!)

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Well, I've been lurking around here long enough time for some action:) I organized all my SPARK info into a binder notebook. That stuff was cluttering my compu space. Next the linen closet and help my GD with her room UGH emoticon

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Talk about timing!

My DD just called for my veggie lasagna recipe, I told her I would dig it out and call her back. After looking I realize I don't have it written down anywhere so I had to think about how I make it then come up with a shopping list for her.

Holy crap! I am now left with a pile of pages of recipes, binders, newspaper clippings, scribbled notes, you name it... after pulling out one shelf in my kitchen! Tuned out this spot when I organized my cookbooks last month in my office...lol

Did I think it would just go away? I open that cupboard all the time and never once thought about it. Well...maybe once...okay let's be honest here...I never forgot about it at all. I knew all this clutter was sitting hiding in there waiting for me like a spider!

So there you have it...I have not chosen my decluttering project for today...it has chosen me!

But only 15 minutes at a time because I also have to have play time today!

Have fun with your projects!

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Until we extend our circle of compassion to all living things, humanity will not find peace. ~ Albert Schweitzer

How is it that we feel so connected to a horse or have a dog or cat as a best friend and then turn around and eat a pig?
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6/16/07 12:47 P

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Paper clutter: I found some files I was missing, filed away insurance policies, threw out a big pack of obsolete information.

I'm also decluttering my computer files, tossing 10 files at a time. Currently I'm working on internet favorites (some of them 3 years old).

The foundation of feeling good, I think, is to accept and acknowledge that freedom you have, and try to use it as well and as mindfully as you can. ~Coach Dean


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All I am doing today is putting my laundry away and doing dishes.

Carol from WI.
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It is a hundred times more difficult to burn calories than to refrain from consuming them in the first place.
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Fitness is made in the gym, weight loss is made in the kitchen.


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Go through our camper to get rid of all the old food and prepare it for the upcoming camping season!

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Mine is to go through a huge "catch-all" bin of old magazines & toss what I can. What's yours?

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