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Old 04-22-2010, 10:01 PM
 
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Getting really nervous about this I'm such a procrastinator. I'm embarrassed because my father remarked he's surprised I haven't gotten everything packed yet since I keep telling him of all the stuff I'm taking to Goodwill (and the dumpster). I'm embarrassed I've done hardly anything well other than throw tons of stuff away everything from my once beloved rock and mineral collection, my video tapes, old records and am donating over half my book collection and clothing. He's like how much could you possibly have in a studio apartment? lol Don't even go there.
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Old 04-23-2010, 01:26 PM
 
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Haha well, two weeks still gives you a lot of time. I can completely relate to you though. I'm a huge procrastinator as well.
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Old 04-23-2010, 04:39 PM
 
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So why are you wasting more times telling us you did nothing, get off your butt, turn off the computer and start packing!
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Old 04-23-2010, 04:53 PM
 
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Geez I was only online while I was watching my food cooking. My computer is next to the stove.
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Old 04-23-2010, 05:56 PM
 
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Grab those boxes and get to work. I started packing a 3 bedroom house 5 months before we actually knew where we were moving to.
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Old 04-23-2010, 06:17 PM
 
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Oh, I get it. Your engaging in luxuaries like eating, sleeping and using the bathroom, instead of packing? What's next, your going to take time to breath?

You are normal. This happens all the time. You actually have done alot by getting rid of some stuff you don't need. Just keep the pace going. Hit a room and don't stop until that room is packed for moving. If in doubt about taking it, put it aside and keep going. Most people delay because they spend too much time trotting down memory lane. Each item brings back memories that they start thinking about and time drifts away.
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Old 04-23-2010, 06:49 PM
 
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Not to worry...I'm a procrastinator too. Some of us just work better with a deadline over our heads. If you work better with a list, start writing down everything you need to do and cross off as finished. Go with the "one room at a time" plan, or start with everything you won't be using in the next two weeks. Take a deep breath and jump in. Sometimes starting is the hard part.
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Old 04-23-2010, 07:48 PM
 
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I wouldn't worry yet. You're smart to get rid of stuff before you start packing.
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Old 04-28-2010, 12:24 AM
 
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I agree, you are normal. Not all people are OC. But now that your move is just days away, you really need to stop wasting time. Cramming period begins!
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Old 04-28-2010, 09:30 AM
 
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OK, mtneer...it's been almost a week since you first posted. How are you doing? Are you packed yet? Those rocks and books weigh a lot so be very selective (unless of course they are rare and hard to replace). Only you can decide what means the most to You. Good luck with your move!
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