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Can you relate to this?

Post by chico98 » Tue May 26, 2009 11:49 am

Can you relate to this?
by steve york on Sun May 24, 2009 10:10 am
Thank goodness there's a name for this disorder.

Somehow I feel better, even though I have it.

Recently I was diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D.-

'Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder'.

This is typically how it manifests:
I decide to water my garden.

As I turn on the hose in the driveway

I look over at my car and decide it needs washing.

As I start toward the garage,

I notice mail on the porch table that

I brought up from the mail box earlier.

I decide to sort through it before I wash the car.

I lay my car keys on the table,

put the junk mail in the garbage can under the table,

and notice that the can is full.

So, I decide to put the bills back

on the table and take out the garbage first.

But then I think,

since I'm going to be near the mailbox

anyway when I take out the garbage,

I may as well pay the bills first.

I take my check book off the table,

and see that there is only one check left.

My extra checks are in my desk in the study,

so I go inside the house to my desk where

I find a can of Pepsi I'd been drinking.

I'm going to look for my checks,

but first I need to move the Pepsi aside

so that I don't accidentally knock it over.

The Pepsi is getting warm, and I decide to put it in the

refrigerator to keep it cold.

As I head toward the kitchen with the Pepsi

a vase of flowers on the counter

catches my eye… they need water.

I put the Pepsi on the counter, where I

discover the reading glasses I've been

searching for all morning.

I decide I'd better put them back on my desk,

but first I'm going to water the flowers.

I set my glasses back down on the counter,

fill a container with water, and suddenly spot the TV remote;

someone left it on the kitchen table.

I realize that tonight when we go to watch TV

I'll be looking for that remote,

but won't remember where I saw it;

so I decide to put it back in the den where it belongs.

But first I'll water the flowers.

I pour some water in the flower vase,

but quite a bit spills on the floor.

So I set the remote back down on the table,

get some paper towels and wipe up the spill.

Then I head down the hall, trying to

remember what I was planning to do.

At the end of the day:

the car isn't washed,

the bills aren't paid,

there is a can of warm Pepsi sitting on the counter,

the flowers don't have enough water,

there is still only one check in my check book,

I can't find the remote,

I can't find my glasses,

and I don't remember what I did with the car keys.

Then, when I try to figure out why nothing got done today,

I'm really baffled because I know I was busy all day,

and I'm really tired.

I realize this is a serious problem

and decide I'll try to get help for it,

but first I'll check my e-mail....

Don't laugh -- if this isn't you yet, your day is coming.

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Post by chico98 » Tue May 26, 2009 11:49 am

i placed my laptop in the freezer
to cool it down
it works
later wanted a pizza
take out a frozen pizza
placed it in the microwave
set it for five minutes as usual
then went to take out the laptop from freezer
not there
only some pizzas
yah exploded my microwave
what have i done
lost all my memory

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