CLICK HERE TO REMOVE THESE ADVERTS


Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: AAADD" (Age-Activated Attention Deficit Disorder

  1. #1

    Member Number
    27312
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Posts
    1,796
    Motorhome
    Pilote Galaxy 240

    AAADD" (Age-Activated Attention Deficit Disorder



    CLICK HERE TO REMOVE THESE ADVERTS
    Apparently, over the years I have contracted a disorder called "AAADD" (Age-Activated Attention Deficit Disorder). This is how it manifests:

    I decide to water the 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 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 near the mailbox when I take out the garbage anyway, 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 the can of Pepsi I'd been drinking.

    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 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 and discover my reading glasses that I'd been searching for all morning.

    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 I couldn't find. I had left it on the kitchen table.

    I realise tonight when I 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 water on the flowers, but quite a bit of it spills on the floor. So, I set the remote back 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's a warm can of Pepsi sitting on the counter, the flowers don't have enough water, there's still only 1 check in my check book, I can't find the remote, I can't find my reading 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 common, yet serious problem, and I'll try to get some help for it, but first I need to check my e-mail. Do me a favor...re-post this on your timeline because I can't remember if I already posted this. Don't laugh -- if this isn't you yet, your day will come!
    You can take the girl out of Wales but you cannot take Wales out of the girl

  2. #2

    Member Number
    46529
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Posts
    5,658
    Motorhome
    Mitsubishi delica JB500
    i have days like that - but i do actually finish the many little jobs i find around the house.... so its been a haphazardly highly productive day for me....

  3. #3

    Member Number
    25133
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    15,635
    Location
    Glengormley
    Motorhome
    iveco iris lib bus
    I get distracted from the main jobs by wife asking me to do silly jobs,at the end of the day i have forgot what the important jobs were.thats why very little gets done round here.
    Only dirty people wash
    Likes delicagirl, time4t liked this post

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •