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Confessions of a thought hoarder and chronic procrastinator (Part 2 of a series)

March 18, 2019

Note: For March, I’m writing about my lifelong struggle with procrastination. This post originally ran April 5, 2016. I have made minor edits below. (Missed part one? Well, here it is, baby!) The first time I remember blowing off studying was in the 5th grade. I had a social studies test coming up. I knew…

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My Lifelong Struggle With Procrastination: Part 1

March 14, 2019

Note: During the month of March, I’ll be writing about procrastination and ADD. This piece was originally posted here on March 22, 2016 (almost exactly three years ago). I’m rerunning it again as part of this series, with only minor edits. We all have that bottle of toilet-tank vodka, don’t we? You know what I…

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We Are Going Deep: Procrastination and ADD

March 13, 2019

Introducing a new blog strategy: monthly themes! March is all about procrastination and ADD.

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Days 25-31: Waiting for the Bell to Stop Ringing

March 1, 2019

Note: I’m chronicling my experiment to get up at 5(ish) every weekday in February. It’s the last week of my get-up-at-5 experiment, campers. In fact, today is the last day. (I started this post on Thursday, Feb. 28, but I’m publishing it on Friday, March 1.) The last time I wrote was last Thursday. My…

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Days 16-24: The Price of Snow Days and Couplehood

February 21, 2019

Note: I’m chronicling my experiment to get up at 5(ish) every weekday until the end of February. Hey! It’s Day 24. You’ll notice I haven’t updated in a while … 10 days … gulp! Um … a grizzly bear attacked me on the way to a coffee shop and mauled my computer? I haven’t tossed…

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Days 11-15: Being a Tourist in My Own Life

February 12, 2019

Note: I’m chronicling my experiment to get up at 5(ish) every weekday until the end of February. Today is a snow day. No school. They called it last night. No one getting up at 6 or 6:10 or 6:20. But I got up at 5:10 anyway. Actually, it’s more accurate to say that I became…

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