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I Procrastinate

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    I kept meaning to join this group,

    but I kept putting it off.
    glosmooth glosmooth 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    No human, you may not work.

    Too many distractions! lol
    Chloeeee17 Chloeeee17 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    Procrastination is like ************.

    ...it feels good until you realize you're just ******* yourself. Never have truer words been written. Haha
    TheDorkyOne TheDorkyOne 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 21

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    Do you ever have so much to do

    that you just say "**** it" and take a nap instead? :D
    smeckledorfed smeckledorfed 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    I procrastinated in writing a speech on

    procrastination. It doesn't get much better than that.
    miazaki123 miazaki123 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    It's a habit I'm fighting to break.

    Today I bought a book which apparently is a classic on systematically breaking this pattern. I'll let you know how it goes.
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 6 Responses Sep 18

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    I was going to procrastinate today,

    but I decided to do it tomorrow.
    SidneyHeyHay12 SidneyHeyHay12 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    Someone said I should journal to find out

    why I procrastinate. I think it's just because I don't want to do the thing... What else is there to say? Why do you procrastinate? Because everything else is better than the work I have to do. Maybe I am in the wrong line of work. Or I'm not utilizing my creative genes...
    liveurbestlifenow liveurbestlifenow 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I was going to join the "I procrastinate" group

    but I decided to put it off for now...
    Curiousfuncple Curiousfuncple 36-40, F 16 Responses Apr 23

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    I watched like two movies,

    ate like 3 rice puddings and about to bake some cookies. If procrastination was job, I would do the damn thang 💯
    KyLeone KyLeone 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I'm still doing that work from my last post on

    October 11th and still Procrastinating even though the deadline is tonight :) I need medical help.
    Chloeeee17 Chloeeee17 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 26

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    I planned to write about procrastinating

    tonight. But, I think I will just do it tomorrow. I don't want to rush into anything.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M 6 Responses Oct 4

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    I've been using a book called "The Now Habit"

    which has in it a systematic programme for beating procrastination, and when I first mentioned it I said I'd keep interested people posted on how it's going. Well, I've worked through a number of stages of the programme now, and it's continuing to impress me. One of the latest...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 19

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    oh my lord I have a take home test max 2 pages

    a take home midterm max4 pages, min 50 math problems to do by Tuesday 3 statistics problems and, a quiz Thursday. Haven't started yet. I am so screwed. you would think I would have started after I got my butt blistered but nope just keep procrastinating
    kristy31415 kristy31415 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    I'll explain later...

    ...................................
    aaaagggghhhh aaaagggghhhh 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 15

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    I procrastinate like crazy.

    I'd love to say that it's an unfortuante side effect of my ADHD tendencies but when you know you're actively avoiding doing something but doing ANYTHING else, you have to admit to yourself that you're procrastinating. And here I am. I just found a great site where I could...
    jacebu jacebu 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    thelatintwist thelatintwist 36-40, F 8 Responses Feb 17

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    Doing It Now!

    Yeap, I'm on here writing to people, now telling a story, rather than washing the dishes and sorting out dinner. Oh well, can only get into trouble.
    mudguy66 mudguy66 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    I always soon getting out of bed in the morning.

    Even now I'm wasting precious moments I could be getting myself ready for work. Anyone else have that problem?
    HotCheetos26 HotCheetos26 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been meaning to "get in shape"

    for the last 5 years. -_-
    Friability Friability 18-21 3 Responses Jul 11

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    Mrs. ****, meet Mr.

    Fan Have fun Clean up in aisle stufy
    Stufy Stufy 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    My Story

    You know what? I'll write this later.
    JoeEDangerously JoeEDangerously 26-30, M 9 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    ConcealedWildheart ConcealedWildheart 13-15 2 Responses Jul 29

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    Yeah. I was supposed to study

    for two test tomorrow and I spent all of my time on the internet… well I know who's going to fail math.
    catsecrets catsecrets 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 16

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    Projects for school,

    it's a bad habit
    bisexuwhale bisexuwhale 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 19

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    I am supposed to be studying right now

    for my mid terms and I never even looked in a book this whole weekend. Wow. I am so damn lazy.
    SarahTeddy SarahTeddy 18-21, F Oct 19

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    I'm a perfectionist with a procrastinator

    complex... Some day I am going to be awesome!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 12

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    So much to do, so little motivation.

    Anyone else feel like that?
    PatientSoul PatientSoul 26-30, F 16 Responses Jan 31

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    I procrastinate a lot

    when comes to school work but doing a lot less now than I use to.
    Custos1 Custos1 18-21, M Oct 4

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    Why do I wait till the last possible moment to

    finish my homework? I haven't gone to bed before midnight all week long because I'm still up doing homework. Less than six hours of sleep per day and I can really feel it weighing me down....oh well. I've got a 3 day weekend this week so that'll help. I just want to hang out...
    Risingabovetheashes Risingabovetheashes 70+, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    Well... My plans for doing homework

    after work have been ruined. I was planning to set aside at least an hour but I lost most of my time on EP and now I'm off to drink with some friends. Cheers!
    Elturiel Elturiel 18-21, M Nov 8

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    I really shouldn't. Hate myself

    when I just repeat doing same thing over and over.
    Eugene214 Eugene214 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I thought of procrastinating tonight

    but I think I will do it tomorrow.
    meme111111 meme111111 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    Time Optimist

    Someone described me as a time optimist. I don't just put things off till the last minute - when the last minute arrives I try to fit in a few other things too - and inevitably end up late! Anyway sounds more positive than "procrastinator" and has an inbuilt excuse!
    gooddog99 gooddog99 51-55, M 15 Responses Mar 13, 2009

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    This is my third week of this class

    and I know what the assignment is. It's the same every week. Yet, here I am, at 1:30am, still doing it. Had to read three of the four readings tonight. Didn't get home from work til 8ish. Now I'm going to be groggy and tired all day. You'd think I'd learn by now. And it's due...
    kayleekay kayleekay 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    Procrastinator'S Creed

    I found this some time ago and was planning to post it but...........1. I believe that if anything is worth doing, it would have been done already.2. I shall never move quickly, except to avoid more work or find excuses.3. I will never rush into a job without a lifetime of...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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    I am terrible with this.

    So much to do in so little time yet I waste it all doing stupid things.
    DeusVult DeusVult 18-21, M Oct 5

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    I'm gonna get **** done today!

    Heh just kidding :D
    smeckledorfed smeckledorfed 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    Round 1 : Me 1 , Procrastination 0 :)

    :) Yesterday was a good day. As usual I was keeping busy by doing a less important activity , but I snapped out of It ! I worked on what I was dreading for 1.5 hours straight and got so much done that I couldn't believe It . The trick was to 1. Just drop whatever I doing and...
    IneverGvUp IneverGvUp 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I'm continuing my work with the excellent book

    called "The Now Habit". I've reached a stage in it where it's reinforcing the idea that a lot of the time when our self esteem is low, we use the things we are doing as the source of our self esteem. This can create a lot of anxiety and a drive for perfection, which can itself...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    Basically whenever I have a homework assignment

    do I never do it. Even when it's not hard! I just get anxious for no reason and procrastinate. I'll say I have to start at 5. I'm eating dinner at 5, so I switch to 9. I see that it's 9, but I'm watching tv. So I decide that I HAVE to start at midnight. I'm really tired, so i...
    Emrys00 Emrys00 16-17 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm so good at procrastinating

    that I bought me the Dummy Series book on overcoming procrastination. Guess what. I have yet to start reading it.
    EruIluvatar EruIluvatar 70+, F 4 Responses Sep 22

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    I really do, but I'll tell you

    that story...tomorrow. :P
    WoodRooster WoodRooster 31-35, M 5 Responses Apr 15

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    I'm Only Writing This Because I'm Putting Off Doing Important Stuff

    What causes procrastination? I think it is fear.  Fear that I won't be able to complete the task - or do it well enough.  Fear that it may involve me getting my hands dirty or have repercussions. Fear that it may attract criticism.  Fear that it may turn...
    CrystalCat CrystalCat 41-45, F 30 Responses Nov 19, 2006

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    I should be packing for a weekend away in the

    city for a wedding... Yet here I am just chillin on my phone and just going through my wardrobe trying things on, making a big mess lol
    XwonderlustX XwonderlustX 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    I'll Finish This Title Later

    I'll write this story tomorrow...
    SilentBluemoon SilentBluemoon 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 4, 2012

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    I have a really bad problem with

    procrastination. It's not that I can't do it, it's just that I'm too lazy to do it and have better things to do. I actually wrote an 8 page research paper on procrastination, I did it three days before it was due.
    NeonOctopus NeonOctopus 16-17, F Nov 3

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    I have a paper I need to write

    for my English class but all I want to do is game and hang with friends. I need some help.
    Drumsz47 Drumsz47 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 5

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    I Procrastinate

    I really do. You have NO idea how long did it take me to write this story.
    YouMadeMeThink YouMadeMeThink 22-25, M 7 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    Maybe Tomorrow

    I was going to write a fantastic story for this group but, I think I'll wait until tomorrow.
    pentupfreedom pentupfreedom 46-50, M 9 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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    "OKAY, GONNA STUDY TODAY.

    MY STUDIES GONNA BE SO AWESOME." - 12 noon. "Okay, I'm going to start studying now" - 3 pm "Maybe after dinner" -6 pm "I'll start now" - 9 pm "****, exam's at 6 am tomorrow. Gotta study." - 3 am
    ChasingNovelty ChasingNovelty 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 20

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