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I’m the kind of person that gets sh*t done. Unless I don’t. Which seems contradictory, but isn’t.
So I will happily wake up at 5am. Get kids' lunches ready. Head to yoga. Grab a coffee. Tag team with husband to get kids ready for school. Get to the office. Tick off my to-do list which could involve writing 20-page research reports or preparing a presentation which I’ll give to a crowd of hundreds of industry professionals. Kicking goals, right?
Except in the boot of my car I have a jacket that’s dry-clean only that I have not yet taken to the dry cleaner.
It’s been there for three months.
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The remote control needed new batteries, so I just stopped watching TV.
Since starting my job, my super has been going to an old, dormant super account.
I’ve worked here for a decade.
And it turns out I’m not alone.
In a Facebook group I’m part of, someone posed the question: What’s the longest you have ever procrastinated about something? Cue the comments explosion.