Even when you plan as much as I do, I am still always surprised how behind I am. If you know me, you know even when I try really really hard, I will always be at least 10 mins late. This translates to everything. And I really should not be surprised that I have only 5 projects finished for the new book, when I wanted to have 8 done by now.
My one saving grace is getting one afternoon off a week to sit back and just work. To actually work when I am alert, it is such a noble concept these days. Work for me happens all the time, but I usually have one eye on my 2yr old making sure she isn't wrecking havoc while I check my email. My only time to concentrate is during nap or bedtime and you know how with-it you are after wrestling a toddler to sleep. Still I am amazed at how just one afternoon really can re-charge me.