I’m moving on Monday. I hate moving. I hate packing, I hate unpacking, I hate change. I hate it all.
So I procrastinate.
This is what it looks like (imagine me dithering about this whole time…):
Right, I’ll do the clothes that I know I don’t need this week.
Wait, I need to put them in that big box, why are those clothes in that smaller box?
Oh yeah… ha! Old work clothes. I should probably throw them out.
*paws through clothes in smaller box*
Hey, that’s pretty cute, I’d still wear that… and that!
Ugh, okay not throwing it out just yet.
Still, I should use this smaller box for bathroom stuff, clothes in the bigger box.
But I want to keep those old work clothes separate.
I’ll put them in a garbage bag, THEN in the big box.
*wanders off to get garbage bag*
*throws garbage bag vaguely in the direction of the clothes*
*notices box with office stuff in it*
Oh! I should print that bond refund form before I pack the printer!
*goes to get printer, sets it up, finds form online*
*sends some emails, you know, while I’m there*
*downloads and prints form*
*fills in form*
*looks for obscure form information (bond number, bank account details… ugh…)*
*finishes form, gets an envelope, addresses it, puts both in with the lease stuff*
*unplugs printer, ties up cables*
*puts printer in a box*
Huzzah! I packed something!! Yay me!
*looks at clothes and garbage bag… ugh*
I should pack my toys in the lockable suitcase!
*takes non-toy things out of lockable suitcase*
*awws at old postcards that are in there*
*sheepishly unpacks things that have been in the suitcase since the last trip*
*admires pretty top, thinks, “I should wear that!”*
*goes to look in the mirror, tempted to try that on… doesn’t*
*throws ex-suitcase things on the bed… looks at the mess… ugh*
*makes a face at dirty panties that have been in the suitcase for months… geez!*
*goes to take the toys hanging behind the bedroom door down*
*admires hanging floggers, paddle, ropes etc*
Ha! So awesome, I should take a photo of that stuff!
*wanders off to find iphone to take a photo*
No!! Stop it!! Just frigging pack it. Geez!!
*takes all the hanging stuff down, shoves stuff into the lockable suitcase*
Right, now for the toys that are in the *other* suitcase…
I’ll put them in the lockable suitcase, then I can use the big one for linen.
I’m so smart. And thinking… always thinking…
*opens other suitcase full of ‘stuff’*
Ugh, tired now.
I should write a blog post about how crap I am at this.
Yeah! I’m totally doing that!!
*wanders off to computer…*
*writes this blog post*
Wish I’d taken that photo, I could really have used it for this really boring post.