People, I have a serious problem and need help.
I’ve just recently realized I’m not normal. Well, I always knew that. But I recently realized I’m not normal for a whole new reason.
I’ve always been a list-maker. Sometimes a project feels overwhelming, with all of the deadlines and things to do swimming around my brain. Making a list helps me visualize all that needs done and makes it seem doable. Sometimes I write down things I’ve already done just so I can have the satisfaction of crossing it off. Lots of people do this, I think. I don’t know if that means I’m type A, or just a planner, or perhaps it means I’m organized. But it’s not that concerning.
What IS concerning is that recently I was updating several different lists and I began to realize that I take this to a whole new level. To a level that is not normal.
Here are examples of lists I maintain or have maintained in the past:
Books that I’ve read:
All the monthly groceries I buy, the unit price, and the cheapest place to source them from:
The weight I gained when I was pregnant with Wiggles:
How I spend my time:
My volunteer hours:
Flight comparison for our recent trip:
And this is just the beginning! This doesn’t even include the personal graphs I keep, like all of those related to finance or when my cycle starts. I need help! Is there A Listmakers Anonymous group?