Tag: procrastination

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A major due date for my job will be crashing down on me like a tsunami.  I have an incredible amount to accomplish, and if I don’t get some powerful momentum, I’ll be like a whimpering surfer paddling before a giant wall of water. Fortunately, the deadline is still on the horizon, but it will […]

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Procrastination or ‘Why It’s Easier to Deep-Clean My Coffeemaker When I Should Be Doing Laundry

 

I have four days off in a row. This is almost unheard of on my particular nursing unit. It just so happened that I was scheduled this way and it benefited me. I didn’t do it on purpose, it just worked out that way.

The house is a mess. My folks moved and, in that move, decided to give me back everything I’ve ever owned and stored in their massive garage. It’s fine, I tell myself, it’s my stuff after all. Yes, it’s keepsakes from my childhood and books, but it’s also old clothes left behind when I moved two years ago. It’s fine. It’s fine.

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[CHARLIE BROWN (overlapping)] If I start writing nowWhen I’m not really restedIt could upset my thinkingWhich is no good at all.I’ll get a fresh start tomorrowAnd it’s not due till WednesdaySo I’ll have all of TuesdayUnless something should happen.Why does this always happen,I should be outside playingGetting fresh air and sunshine,I work best under pressure,And […]

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Quote of the Day – The Last Minute

 

“If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done.” – Rita Mae Brown

For the past couple of months, I’ve either been working 10-12 hours every day, or I’ve been on vacation, or I’ve been working while on vacation. We just had a big software rollout, and I decided that I was going to come home, heat up some leftover pot roast, and spend the evening lounging about on the couch watching Longmire and snuggling the cat.

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The unspoken part of the old expression “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” is that additional steps are also required.  Anyone can make that first step, maybe even a second step, but from the 3rd step onwards one must invest actual work in the journey, and, at some point, finish […]

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