Take 10 mg. Valium. Wait 24 to 48 hours. Try again. It may prevent a heart attack... Things aren't going to "heck" because you can't get a "minute by minute" report of your earnings. If you're that desperate you need professional help. My opinion, of course.
Certainly not another 'whine' thread, especially for those of us that run full time online businesses and, for better or worse, rely somewhat on adsense for our incomes.
It used to be that they would give us notice when they were doing maintenance and we would know that stats would not update. These days however, they just take the system down willy nilly without any notice whatsoever.