As I read this article this morning, I felt an overwhelming desire to delete my entire to do list and start over. My list is currently around 120 items, and like managing my weight has been a constant struggle for me. So this somehow seems relevant.
The premise set forth by Mark McGuiness at the99percent.com is that your day has a finite amount of time in it and so does a Post It note. Attempting to fit mode to dos in to your day is tantamount to writing smaller on the post it note, you can do it, but does dong so make you more effective.
Take a look at this article and let me know what you think.