Yeah, that would be a lot of hand wringing for a bog for sure. If your bog has drainage (and it should I believe), the rains will do the work over time. I even keep my bale of peat outside where the rain can get to it, and use the top layers first. Some people feel the issue is a tempest in a teacup, but good growing means maximizing all conditions and small increments can lead to big improvements.
Caps is correct: there is no real need to wait 2 weeks, I am just lazy and that much time allows the peat to hydrate without a lot of my effort to moisten it. I too use only the floating matter, avoiding the sludge