The reality of my capacity

Notes on week 867

With these weeknotes I track and archive whatever it is I spend my time on. They’re public so you can keep me in check.

Last week was all about getting back on track after my vacation, which (if you’re me) goes hand in hand with sorting out notes and project files, and, currently, tuning my personal kanban. The latter helped me to see my true work capacity, which was useful but also depressing. I guess I’ve been putting off dealing with the fact that I just don’t have enough time for everyting I want to do.

On Wednesday I dropped by Codeglue to talk about Geometry Girl with Peter and Maurice. We decided to stick with native iOS for now; programmer Mikkel from Denmark is now building the foundation of the app. I spent some time writing requirements for him, instead of working on the book text (just one example of the reality of my capacity).

Somewhat related to my hybrid writer activities, I wrote a letter to the Dutch Foundation for Literature to put myself up as candidate for their advisory board. Let’s see if they’ll have me.

Finally, in the ‘random’ category, I…

Average step count per day: 10.328
Average staircase count per day: 11
Average sleep per night: 6:31
Average weight: 90,4 kg