I am proactive most of the time, but here are the top 10 things I am forever putting off:
Doctor, dentist, eye exam, vet. I don’t have a medical phobia. I just don’t like reorganizing my work schedule!
I totally should check my tire pressure more often. And I do get maintenance done, but after much heel-dragging…unless it’s dangerous, like bad brakes!
Not a frequent thing, but my cotton sweaters wait to be washed and dried flat for weeks
Taking care of shoes and boots:
Cleaning, polishing, water-proofing. But do I want to throw them out after one season? No.
Repairing little things:
Such as gluing a broken handle or re-threading a drawstring!
I set aside everything with personal info on it, and the stack gets sky-high before I get around to shredding it! Which defies the purpose: an identity thief could just swipe the pile 🙂
Having to file both at home and at work, I do have a lot of papers spread around waiting for homes. My electronic filing is good, though!
Gardening is not part of my budget, so I only put in flowers if I can get serious deals (or give-away plants). So the season is half over before I plant anything. I can’t start seeds indoors because my cats eat them.
Being a librarian, I take home books daily and only read about a quarter of them. My eyes are bigger than my belly when it comes to books.
Calling long-lost friends to go to lunch:
Which makes them even longer-lost friends!
On the flip side, I am pretty good at decluttering, cleaning, sewing buttons, and NOT hitting the snooze alarm!
I feel so much better knowing I’m not alone in my ratio of library books @ home to library books read! Thanks for confessing, Dar!
I felt better when I read Nick Hornby’s book Polysyllabic Spree – in which he lists the books he intended to read, the ones he actually read, and why there was a difference!
I’ve just requested that title–thanks for mentioning it! (Here’s hoping I get to/finish the book. Heh.)