Do you drag your feet getting things done for yourself?

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My parents [90+] still live under their own roof, and I under my own. I am still Gopher and Driving Miss Daisy and it seems like I am always doing something to help them when I am not at work.

But I have noticed that when it comes to scheduling my own doctor appointments or having things done around the house, either by myself or calling in a professional, that I drag my feet big time. Years have gone by for some major items such as getting plumbing repaired, getting estimates for remodeling, or calling to get dead trees taken down.

Could be I am afraid if I schedule something like the plumbing that it will consume my time as I will need to be home and what if my parents needs medical attention. I know the old "what if" that may never happen. I never use to be like this :P

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ff, just tell yourself how much better you'll feel after you get them done. I'm always surprised at how fast it goes after I sit down and do them (my mother's, then mine). Both are a bit of a pain, so I only do one at a time to avoid mistakes. I love that I can do them online. I use TurboTax, so they do both the federal and the state at the same time. That is so great, because the AL state taxes are a real chore to do. I feel like I've reentered the days of long ago when I do our state taxes. (Something I loved about TX -- no state income tax. WooHoo!)
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Today I had set aside to do my income taxes.... did I get them done?... No... half way done?....No... even started them?.... NO.... took the software out of the box?....No.

But I did get a bunch of other things done that I had been putting off. Wanting to do income taxes does that to me :)
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Oh gosh, this time I REALLY do need to call the pest control people to see what has taken up residence in my attic and/or between the walls. I keep dragging my feet on this. Right now I can hear something moving about trying to find a comfortable spot to rest as it is night time. Sounds too large to be mice, my cats have that pretty much under control. Thank goodness this area isn't a bedroom, I couldn't imagine trying to sleep when that thing becomes restless.

If I can get someone out tomorrow afternoon, Dad will need to wait until another date and time for me to run errands for him.
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I still haven't done last year's spring cleaning. I am the queen of procrastination.
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Spring cleaning? What's that? Oh well, I think if the inside of my house looks a tad bit better than the inside of my parents house, I am doing ok :P
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Okay just put my own check up off again for another week. That's it! I am going next week no matter what! Dee, I also have put off organizing my own bedroom and the Spring cleaning I planned on. When I have a moment to sit down, I just don't feel like doing it!!
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Oh the car, I totally forgot about my parent's State car inspection for March. Wish my parents would get rid of that cruise boat on wheels.
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Suddenly remembered about an hour ago to get my oil change done. Will take my car in tomorrow before work. Whew....
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My struggle has always been that "procrastination" is my middle name!! I put off a lot of things that I probably should be doing for myself, and the planning thing, that whole idea has changed in my mind. I had one person say to me "Don't you plan your vacations?"... I didn't know what to say, I felt like somehow I was less of a woman because I wasn't in control of my life...whatever that means.
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Putting off my own doctor, dentist, optometrist, hairdresser/brow wax, exercising, cleaning my room at mom's, my healthy eating...yikes.
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