No matter how applicable to your current life, reading academic blog posts about applying for jobs (and really, they aren't all that applicable, since they're all about getting tenure track jobs, and yea, some of the advice is going to overlap, but not all of it) is not working on your IRB application, which really, really needs to get done, because your proposal looms after that. We want to be done in May, yes?
[eta]: application revisions down. question revisions down. one test drive on the questions down. flubs found and fixed. And I've opened my proposal for the first time in awhile. Yay rah.