Jump to content

What are you putting off right now?


  • Please log in to reply
45 replies to this topic

#1 erindiv

Posted 19 December 2012 - 07:53 PM

An old idea, I know, but hey, starting this thread is another genius way to continue my procrastination...

Each day my collection of photos of DD and DS is growing larger, and I still haven't put them all in one place. I have only a few actual physical photos, the rest are on my camera and two mobiles. I need to get them all off there, onto my single USB I bought specifically for this purpose, and eventually edit them all, get them onto CDs and take them into Kmart or upload to Snapfish to have printed copies made so I can make scrapbooks for each of my grandmothers for Mother's Day next year.

Sure, that's ages away. But... I actually planned to do it a while ago. Like... a year ago. And I now have thousands of photos to sort through. I don't wanna sit here and sift through all those photos. Wahhh.

First world problems and all that.

What are you putting off right now?

#2 EsmeLennox

Posted 19 December 2012 - 07:55 PM

Making dinner... Just CBF tonight.

#3 Chelli

Posted 19 December 2012 - 07:58 PM

Making a decision whether to go to a funeral on Friday or my work luncheon. Frankly I'd rather do neither and stay in bed sad.gif

#4 snuffles

Posted 19 December 2012 - 07:58 PM

Cleaning.  Specifically, cleaning the shower.  I hate cleaning the shower.



#5 *Lib*

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:02 PM

Wrapping presents, making lunches, and going to bed Tounge1.gif

#6 Expelliarmus

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:04 PM

The dishes.

Finishing the story I started almost 2 years ago.

Sorting out my work stuff in the shed.

Cleaning the bathroom.

Cleaning out the hallway cupboard.

Okay, you caught me - pretty much everything.

#7 Cherish

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:04 PM

Everything!
Have a serious case of the CBF!

#8 Frazzled Cat

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:10 PM

I've read the internet.

I've played all of WoW.

Now I don't know what to do.  And I'm procrastinating about making a decision.

#9 statua angelam

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:16 PM

I promised to give student input into a review of my college's "essay guidelines" document.  It's a monster of a thing.  I can't bring myself to look at it.

#10 *CalamityJane*

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:18 PM

Right now, dinner.  So much so that I went and hung the Christmas lights on the verandah that I have been putting off for the last week LOL.

#11 ~Peaches~

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:19 PM

Another one needing to sort photos.It's always in the back of my mind, but I just can't get motivated to do it. I've also got thousands and thousands of photos stored on the laptop and my phone, and I know if something happens to either of those things I'll be devastated..yet it still doesn't push me into sorting through them all and transferring them, let alone printing them and actually making photo books/albums with them.
DD1 will be 3 in feb and I still haven't made any kind of album for her, so DD2 obviously has nothing either, and I really should start before we have another baby lol. I really thought I'd find this such a 'fun' mummy thing to do, but there's so many now I don't even know where to start wacko.gif

At least we're taking lots of photos in the first place, right? That's a good thing happy.gif

#12 *BluePinkie*

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:20 PM

Washing DD's hair.

#13 ~rollercoaster~

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:22 PM

I WAS putting off talking to my Mum about our plans for Boxing Day however I spoke to her about it this morning and have had 7 phonecalls today to discuss plans.  mad.gif  sad.gif   xmas_blink.gif

#14 *LucyE*

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:24 PM

Folding all the clean washing so we can actually see what we want to pack for our holiday. I know the holiday is an exciting thing, but just CBF.

Also, wrapping presents. I've had all the presents for a while, just CBF wrapping them. We leave in 3 days and I need to have them wrapped and delivered before we leave. I think part of it was I couldn't find the right wrapping stuff this year so am not inspired. Also, can't do it during DS2's awake hours which feels like forever. By the time he goes to sleep at night, I'm knacks and couldn't be bothered about wrapping.

Kids books. I normally have them contacted and named before we go on holidays so the box is ready for school next year and I don't have to think about it at all in Jan. not happening this time.

#15 *LucyE*

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:24 PM

Dp

Edited by *LucyE*, 19 December 2012 - 08:25 PM.


#16 littleboysmum

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:27 PM

Wrapping presents.

#17 Expelliarmus

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:28 PM

Cleaning the bathroom.

Sorting the photos.

Wrapping the Christmas presents.

Sorting out the wardrobes.

Getting out of this chair.

#18 bambiigrrl

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:32 PM

I actually had a productive day and finally got around to doing alot of stuff i have been putting off, yet there are some that remain

I am turning 30 in january and still have not sent the invites! I have them printed out with the stamps and envelopes, ready to go, and just cbf writting all the addresses on them and sending them off...

seriously i do this EVERY TIME!! I had all these beautiful thank you cards printed out after our wedding and never got around to sending them to anyone!

#19 Bazinga

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:37 PM

Pap smear! I should have done it today while at the fertility specialist  ddoh.gif

#20 Swahili

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:44 PM

Tidying up. Going to bed.

Might go wrap some presents.

#21 *Lib*

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:47 PM

QUOTE (*LucyE* @ 19/12/2012, 08:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Kids books. I normally have them contacted and named before we go on holidays so the box is ready for school next year and I don't have to think about it at all in Jan. not happening this time.

Ohh me too!! I have the books. I have the contact. I lack the motivation. The uniforms are all clean and ironed, but the books haven't been done yet!

#22 harryhoo

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:48 PM

Decorating a Christmas cake... well, three Christmas cakes actually. Is going to be another long night.

#23 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:48 PM

Cleaning the fridge out. Something that won't take very long I know, it's on my todays list so I will get it done before bed. LOL



#24 Expelliarmus

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:49 PM

You lot are a bit organised! School only just finished! I got as far as checking which shirts still had buttons as they came out the wash.

*eyes the pile of school uniforms on the floor*

There you go, another thing I'm putting off ...

#25 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:51 PM

Everything!need to get organized, cook, clean, get my life in order but have noooooo motivation. DH's depression doesn't help either. We have been home together all day every day for nearly 6 weeks (except my work days) and we are about ready to kill each other.




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Life with anxiety

At times, I feel pretty worthless. In those moments, all I want to do is curl up into a ball and hide in the dark. I can try to quiet my mind, but it won?t shut up.

IVF leaves woman pregnant with another couple's twins

An Italian woman has been told the twins she is three months pregnant with are not hers.

'My mother-in-law found out our baby's gender behind our backs'

My husband and I mutually decided that we didn?t want to know our baby's sex before the birth, but his mother couldn't handle that.

What you need for the 'fourth trimester'

In my opinion, the first three months after the birth are the most intense. Here's what got me through that time after welcoming my baby.

Weaning a toddler off a dummy: a 15-day plan

Weaning your child off the dummy can be a traumatic experience for both of you. Here are some tips to help you through.

Choosing to be a solo parent

Two women share their stories of longing for a baby so much that they each decided not to wait for a partner before becoming a mum.

Asphyxia link another piece of the SIDS puzzle

An Australian study has uncovered information which could lead to a better understanding of why babies die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Rescue dog Zoey and BFF Jasper star in adorable pics

Photographer, self-professed "crazy dog lady" and mum Grace Chon takes photos of rescue dog Zoey and her 10-month-old son Jasper together. The results are just too cute. See more on Instagram @thegracechon.

The ultimate travel stroller: the Mountain Buggy nano

We tried the Mountain Buggy nano and give it an enthusiastic thumbs up. As the ultimate travel stroller, it's practical, has great features, and looks fab, too.

Mum's heartbreak as son dies in road accident

Daly Thomas and her two young sons were walking home from church on Tuesday afternoon. Her youngest son never made it.

New Kate Spade baby bag designs

Don?t adjust your screen: this bright beauty is coming to you in full colour.

Easter gifts for babies, no chocolate in sight!

If this is your little one?s first Easter you might want to mark the occasion with something a little extra special. Here are 10 Easter gift ideas, which won't harm little teeth.

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Win the brand new phil&teds vibe

Check out the good looking new release of the Vibe 3 and the Verve 4-wheeler inline strollers. To celebrate their release, we have a Vibe with double kit to give away.

Baby sleep

From birth to one year and beyond, read about baby sleep, soothing techniques, routines, and sleep school experiences.

Easter gifts for babies, no chocolate in sight!

If this is your little one?s first Easter you might want to mark the occasion with something a little extra special. Here are 10 Easter gift ideas, which won't harm little teeth.

7 tips for a kid-free trip, not a guilt trip

Although I?m jumping out of my skin to take my child-free holiday, I?m dreading the goodbye. But I?m determined to make the most of it without tarnishing it with guilt or sadness about leaving the kids.

Itchibubs: clothes for babies and toddlers with eczema

Parents of children who suffer from eczema will know only too well the scratching that occurs around the clock. A new clothing range aims to help make everyone more comfortable.

Ear piercing: what age is best?

What is it that shapes our opinions on what?s an 'appropriate' age for our children to get their ears pierced? Parents share their views on how young is too young when it comes to piercing.

Caring for kids helps grandmothers stay mentally alert

Looking after grandchildren can help grandmothers ward off brain disease - but it's also possible to get too much of a good thing, researchers say.

Why I loved my third home water birth

After two water births at home, I was determined to give birth to my son the same way. I just hoped this birth would be quicker than my last two.

Revealed: 7 ways food marketers try to trick consumers

If you?re confused by food labels, you?re not alone. Next time you?re shopping for food, look out for these seven common labelling tricks.

'My mother-in-law found out our baby's gender behind our backs'

My husband and I mutually decided that we didn?t want to know our baby's sex before the birth, but his mother couldn't handle that.

 

Free Printable Activities

Keeping little hands busy

Free printable acitivity pages like colouring in, cutting, word finders, mazes, maths activities and puzzles.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.