Thursday, February 26, 2009

Sparse Updates

I think I've mentioned it here before, but right now my time at work is crazy busy. We're designing, building and deploying a new ecommerce website at the end of March. As I'm the guy who designs the look and builds the front face of the site, my work needs to be done sooner rather than later so that the back-end developers can get the stuff and run with it. Then it goes to Quality Assurance, and then back to me (and the developers) as there are undoubtedly issues with stuff I've done which aren't revealed until real data is poured into the templates I've built.

We are so busy and under such tight deadlines that we contracted out a portion of the design to an agency. Tuesday we got a first look at what they delivered. Junk. Yesterday we changed direction and I ended up designing those pages, but that means that other things are either being left out of scope for this project, or are going to require nights and weekends. Yuck.

As a result, I'm limited in my blogging time. I sometimes do it either in a morning break or during lunch, but I've been working through both those times and as a result don't post. I've also been staying late, so I can't post in the evenings. And because I'm working late, I've missed a few workouts in the morning. Arrgh!

I just hold onto the notion that I need to do what I can to stay focused and strong, even if life does sometimes get in the way of living.

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6 comments:

Ripx180 said...

Hey you are doing better than allot of other bloggers. As usual work will ebb and flow and you will be back to blogging more often sooner than later. Just keep focus with your diet and exercise and throw us a update when you get a few minutes. The weekends almost here...

Tricia said...

The important thing is that you're taking the time to take care of yourself. Blogging is a great tool to keep you motivated when you start losing track or just to interact with like-minded people, but as with anything, sometimes life gets in the way. Just try to keep your goals in sight and take care of business, sir.

HopeFool said...

I agree with Tricia. The blogging is only one tool in your arsenal. As long as you don't abandon all of them, you'll be golden.

Hope you're not missing your mocha too much.

Carlos said...

hang in there...I HATE when my job gets in the way of my bloggity

Mary - A Merry Life said...

It sucks when you are too busy to blog, but honestly in the taking-care-of-yourself realm blogging should be the first to go. Keep up the real healthy habits and blog when you can. :)

Kimberly said...

I've been there too. I am just now catching my breath after a huge February at work.

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