I have realized I’m an awesome project starter. Not finisher. I’m not sure if I get to overwhelmed or just tired of the same task or I hit a level of frustration and start thinking up another project that would be more fun. I always have a running list of DIYs I would like to accomplish or an even longer list of things that still need to be done around the house. I love the pretty picture but honestly sometimes I wish someone else could do all the work, not us.
My lists usually come with an unrealistic timeline that is usually 99.9% unattainable. Overtime sure, but not within the days/week I usually allot myself. I’ve always been that way. I love keeping busy, I am not good at sitting and doing nothing. When I ‘watch tv’ I am usually on the computer surfing the internet and reading blogs looking for more ideas or working on another DIY. So keeping busy YAH but keeping focused NAH.
I wish I was better able to finish projects and I didn’t become so…complacent?…yup complacent with what is left. A recent example – our bathroom. Everything EXCEPT the shower curtain I need to sew is complete…I just am not in a rush to do it but if I did then BAM one room could be fully off the checklist. BAH alright I really need to do it.
Prioritize. Maybe that is all I need to better learn. Overall in life I tend to be quite organized (however looking at the state of my house now you would never think it) and able to multi-task and prioritize. Something I have had to always do for work to meet my deadlines. But why can’t I roll that into my at home life?
Am I the only one out there? How do people push through something they are just so tired of looking at around their home to get the task fully complete? When you are trying to work through a whole house of renos how do you prioritize? At the end when you complete a project I know the feeling of pure satisfaction. But maybe I just want to do too much at once and need to focus my attention to one room at a time. That is after I finish unpacking all the boxes! sigh.