Cause and Effect Procrastination

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I was busy. Busy enough to always keep myself away from my homework, busy checking my Facebook status, poking my friends, writing comments trying to embarrass Kevin, a friend of mine, and playing Warcraft. “I’m just taking a break.” I said to myself, as though I don’t know I’m lying to myself, or I actually did a bit of work. “New message from Felix!” a message pops out on my Facebook page.
Felix: “Warcraft?”
Me: “Heck yeah!”
I turned away from my English homework which I’ve been staring at for the past five minutes, and got myself lost in the world of dota (Defense of the Ancient). I knew all along that I was procrastinating. I steer myself into anything else rather than homework, and after hours of dipping myself into games, I’ll eventually totally forget about what I was supposed to do. I perfectly know that if this essay was not due tomorrow, I wouldn’t be writing it right now. As my mind is still here, I wonder how poor homework completion due to procrastination can take its toll on me. The first thing my laziness hits directly is my grade. I got a big fat B for my English, or it might get even worse than B, which is not what I expected -or what I wanted. I have the embarrassment among my family that I haven’t been delivering the great things they expected from me. And all through my life, I will only have one set of family and one set of parents. How can I go back and try my life again? How can I do a “do over”? When I was a boy, we played games in the street, games with cans and bottle tops. Sometimes, I would make a very bad shot, a really bad shot that costs us the game. The other boys in the interest of having a good game in their favor decide to let me try it again. After all, they are ahead, and if I lose, we start over again and everyone is even again. They do not want that. They want to enjoy the time being ahead of me,…...

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