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Wake up


Check email

Decide what to eat for breakfast

More coffee

Get dressed

Look at phone

Drive to work

Listen to podcast about making life better

More coffee


Delete email

Start making polymers

Read patents and think of new polymers to make

Text with people

Drink coffee and talk to coworkers

More work in the lab

Eat lunch

Text with people

Analyze polymers in the lab

Drink coffee

Delete email

Do more work in the lab

Read more patents

Get distracted by email

Read twitter

Rush back to the lab

Text with people

Decide on coffee or water

Drink ice water

Delete email


Drive home listening to podcast of the news

Decompress from work



Drink water

Watch YouTube

Eat dinner

Decide on writing or playing video games

Feel tired

Watch YouTube

Lay down

Text with people

Watch shows on computer till falling asleep


Rise, Rinse, and Repeat.

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