Due tomorrow? Do tomorrow. Due today? Do today.
This, unfortunately, is the story of my life.
Hello everyone. My name is Michelle Powerman and I am a chronic procrastinator.
Procrastinating is the act of putting things off that you have to do until the last possible minute, and I have been doing this for as long as I can remember.
Now, in high school I got away with it with no problem. I was lucky enough to do well in classes without ever actually opening a book to study. Homeworks were B.Sed right before class and still got full credit, and the best part was that my teachers had no idea.
This is no longer the case. I knew before I started college that I had to change my study habits, but I never really thought about how to do that. Now that I have started college, it seems like the work just piles up by the second. This is a procrastinator’s worst nightmare.
It’s really sad how bad it’s gotten. You could put me in a room.
No windows, one door. Just walls.
You can give me a desk, chair, pen, paper and my assignment, and I will STILL manage to find something else more interesting to do rather than just complete the stupid assignment.
It’s a sickness really. Do you think people have considered making a cure for procrastination?
I blame facebook.
But then again, I can’t really blame facebook. It’s not TELLING me not to do my homework. It’s just another distraction.
I have to take control of this disease before it becomes my downfall.
With 4 years of college ahead of me, and maybe even Graduate school after that, there is no better or more crucial time to get rid of my procrastination once and for all.
Starting now, I will try my very best to complete or start my assignments on the evening that they are given, and not at 2AM or 10 minutes before class.
In addition, I vow to attempt studying DAYS in advance for exams, not (once again) at 2 AM or 10 minutes before class.
Things HAVE to and will change when it comes to my study habits.
The terrible disease of Procrastination may have tripped me up a bit, but it will not cripple me, I can promise you all that.