All Used Up

Maybe I am the only one. Maybe I am getting old and cheap. I don’t know. But I will tell you right now, I derive an inappropriate amount of glee from using things up. When I use up ALL of the face wash in my bottle (seen here), ALL of the soap, ALL of the dishwashing detergent, wore a hole in a shirt because of overuse, whatever it is, I get a weird sense of pride. “Good purchase!,” I tell myself. Clearly, if I used up all of something it means that either I a) really want to use whatever I’m replacing it with and used it all up out of guilt, or b) made a fantastic choice and just needed to use every last possible opportunity to experience my purchase. In either case, no waste! Good choice on my part. I don’t generally purchase a “backup” until I’m down to the last couple of days too… So that streamlines my storage, and keeps my life less cluttered. Maybe I have way too much time to think about these things, but it really truly made me smirk every time I got in the shower recently when I saw this bottle coming to its very end. It’s the little things in life.

Anyone else get a sense of accomplishment from completing things?

By | 2017-08-01T04:45:55+00:00 February 3rd, 2011|Categories: Getting Organized|

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