AAADD – Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder
This hilarious story was sent to me earlier this week, don’t know who wrote it, but see if you can relate to any of it…if you can remember!!
Recently, I was diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D.
Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder This is 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 my car, I notice mail on the porch table that I had brought up from the mailbox earlier.
I decide to go through the mail 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 right next to the mailbox 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 find the can of Pepsi I’d been drinking – pleased I found it.
Now I’m going to look for my checks, but first I need to push the Pepsi aside so that I don’t accidentally knock it over.
The Pepsi is now quite warm, so 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 and discover my reading glasses that I’ve been searching for all morning. Glad I have found them.
I decide I better put them back on my desk, but first I’m going to water the flowers.
I set the glasses back down on the counter, fill a container with water and suddenly spot the TV remote. Aah, so that’s where it is, pleased I have found it.
I realize that tonight when we go to watch TV, I’ll be looking for the remote, but I won’t remember that it’s on the kitchen table, so I decide to put it back in the den where it belongs, but first I’ll water the flowers.
I pour some of the water in the flowers, but quite a bit of it spills on the floor.
So, I set the remote back on the table, get some 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 my day:
- the car isn’t washed
- the bills aren’t paid
- there is a warm can of Pepsi sitting on the counter
- the flowers don’t have enough water
- there is still only 1 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 damn day, and I’m also really tired.
I realize this is a serious problem, and I’ll try to get some help for it, but first I’ll check my e-mail…
Do me a favor. Let me know if I have already send this pathetic tale of my day to you, because I don’t remember who the hell I’ve sent it to.
Don’t laugh — if this isn’t you yet, your day is coming!