I know people like you!
You mock people like me.
You get-things-done-in-a-timely-manner people always make fun of us procrastinators. Yes, I am a procrastinator. In fact, I’m a Pro procrastinator.
One time in seminary, I decided to do an assignment early. It was a bit difficult to muster the right attitude to get it done. But I finished the paper about 10 days before it was due. I laughed about it and considered it a blessing from Baby Jesus.
Baby Jesus forgot to remind me to turn the paper in on time.
I lost a whole letter grade because it was late.
Since then I’ve learned that I’m a procrastinator and there’s nothing wrong with that. It’s how I work best. And my work gets done. And it gets done well.
Here’s a great explanation of how a procrastinator’s brain (kind of) works.