This "Not tracking wordcount" thing seems to be helping with the ZOMG MY BOOK SUCKS DEADLINE LOOMING anxiety. My current goal is 200 pages by Saturday; I have 174, so that seems pretty doable--but I'm trying not to obsess about page counts, either. My current daily goals are measured in scenes.
So: I want to finish Chapter 8 today. One long exciting scene (bouldering the medieval city!) to get through, and a couple of short plotty ones. And then back to Chapter 9, and the epidemiology. (Epidemiology, economics: fantasy: I'm doing it wrong.)
stillsostrange and I proof-of-concepted this in Stockholm this summer: