Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Crazy Schedules + more food pictures

I think I may have just spent a full hour catching up with blog posts I missed. I have actually had one heck of a stressful day yesterday but it was worth it. I really had mixed reactions to the numerous posts I read.

First, I was vexed for Atilola's ordeal, then smiled at Toinlicious mention on her post last year and giggled at her new love while wondering where Relentless has been.

My schedule has never been crazier yet I have resolved to keep God at the center of everything I go through cos that's the only way I can stay sane.
So, I resolved to do something which as simple as it sounds has worked magic. I noticed that what I do most times when I wake up is to pick up my device and then check notifications (welcome to 2015). From doing that, I end up clicking one interesting link which leads to this juicy news article that talks about some trending video that I must quickly watch before I'm jolted back to reality by a friend's chat notification...Voila! half the day is gone.

So what I do now is just talk to God first (not like I've been so disciplined to remember always though). I just speak into my day and command how it should go and then plan it. It's been so helpful and you should try it. There are also tools that help you stay disciplined if you have a task at hand such as Stayfocusd , a browser web extension which blocks selected sites from your browser that may be time consuming to you within specific time periods/days based on what you configure  (did I hear you say Linda Ikeji, or Facebook) and also another app is Time Doctor which helps you keep track of what you do per time on your PC and present's a daily report. You can also add users and track their time spent of certain activities (for the Entrepreneurial ones who feeks a need to measure staff downtime, you may like this)

Sincerely, my usual paper to-do list does the trick most times and I rarely use the apps but if you're into them, then cool . :)

By the way, here are more food pictures below. Oh yes! I just discovered the tasty goodness of grilled carrots. It started with some random thoughts on what I could do with left-over carrots and I decided to Google about them and I saw a recipe. Those things are awesome!

Grilled plantain (Boli), Grilled carrots, tuna sauce and titus fish

I found out that cooking makes me kinda relieved when I feel stressed and maybe in my subsequent posts I'll show you what I made one time I was really really stressed. I took it all out on food. Turned out good (surprisingly. Haha!)

The picture below reminds me of when I used to have time to cook over the weekend and dish in packs but right now...no breathing space.
Just normal spaghetti and fish sauce
Then last Christmas was amazing! God really favoured me cos I had like 3 crazy deadlines to meet up with so I practically worked all through Christmas yet had time for some fun with family. But this picture below was one of the highlights which was a family dinner event I was invited to. Maybe in my next post I will share my reservations with huge looking turkeys and fine looking bananas. *sigh* All the same, it tasted awesome!

The huge Christmas turkey, pork slices, etc.
What do you guys think of the Grilled carrots? Have you tried it before?

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7 comments:

  1. Good to have you back!!! That turkey and bacon loooks yum..e berra be a once a year indulgement o..hehe I see fish features more on here..coolness..I hope you are enjoying your new ministry location..:) Unveilinggold.blogspot.com



    its not letting me post comment o

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  2. Okay, the picture is better than the last one. You are trying small small, lol.


    It's an irony that in these days of endless time-saving devices, more time is being wasted by people. Shiorr.

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  3. Seeing is not believing o. My mouth can testify to the goodness of all those not-so-good-looking pishurs. :D


    I think it's more of a discipline thing cos there is so much on the web that fights for attention. Even the time-savers gan themselves can be time-wasters if care is not taken.

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  4. Seeing is not believing o. My mouth can testify to the goodness of all those not-so-good-looking pishurs. :D

    I think it's more of a discipline thing cos there is so much on the web that fights for attention. Even the time-savers gan themselves can be time-wasters if care is not taken..

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  5. Oh sorry about that dear. It was one spam filter I configured one time to always moderate comments with links. Comment is visible now thankfully.

    That food looks yum but err...I still have my reservations. Why will turkey be that big ngwanu? Mehn, the ministry location is good o. *wink*

    Hope you have something new on your blog sha? *straight face* hahaha

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  6. Grilled carrots? I'll have to try this one. Please don't just giggle on this love matter o. You're a techy so help me find a way to block that guy because tru caller is not in the bb app world. I'm begging please

    As for you tight schedule, Jesus be your muscles!

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  7. Amin o. Thanks dear. See ehn Toin we will have to deploy the services of the Amadioha 3G network if all else fails on top this love matter o.

    Let me know if you are ready. hahaha!

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