unlike zeke, i cannot take credit for this. it was sent to me, but reflects my life to a "t" -
I have recently been diagnosed with AAADD: Age Activated Attention Deficit
> This is how it goes...
> I decide to wash the car and start toward the garage when I notice the
> mail on the table. I figure I might as well go through the mail before
> washing the car. I lay my keys down on the desk, sort the mail and
> discard the junk mail. As I discard the junk mail, I see that the garbage
> can is full.
> I lay the bills down on the desk and pick up the trashcan. Then I figure
> that since I'll be going near the mailbox while taking out the trash, I
> may as well pay these few bills first. Now where did I put my checkbook?
> Ah, here it is! Oops, there's only one check left. My extra checks are in
> the other room. Oh! There's the soda I was drinking earlier! Hmmm, I guess
> I'd better take it out to the kitchen and discard it.
> On the way to the kitchen, my flower arrangement catches my eye and I
> realize it needs more water. I pour the soda down the sink. As I wipe a
> spot off the counter I see my glasses on the windowsill. It's about
> time. I've been looking for them all morning! I guess I'd better go put
> them away so I can find them again later. But...
> first I've got to add water to the flower arrangement... Hey! What's the
> TV remote doing in the kitchen? Aaaaaagh! I'd better take it to the living
> room because we'll never think to look for it in the kitchen
> I take the remote out to the coffee table and find that the living room is
> a bit untidy, so I go around arranging cushions and throw pillows. Then
> I'm off down the hall, to... to... what the heck was I planning to do?
> End of Day: The car isn't washed, the bills are unpaid, the flowers aren't
> watered, the checkbook still only has one check, and now I can't seem to
> find my car keys! I don't seem to have gotten anything done today, but I
> just can't figure out why because I KNOW I WAS BUSY ALL DAY LONG!!!