Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder

This is how it manifests itself:

I decide to wash my car. As I start toward to the garage, I notice
that there is mail on the hall table. I decide to go through the mail
before I wash the car.

I lay my car keys down on the table, put the junk mail in the trash
can under the table, and notice that the trash can is full.

So, I decide to put the bills back on the table and take out the
trash first, but then I think that since I'm going to be near the
mailbox when I take out the trash anyway, I may as well pay the bills
first. I take my checkbook off the table and see that there is only one
check left. My extra checks are in my desk in t! he study, so I go to
my desk where I find the can of Coke that I had been drinking.

I'm going to loo k for my checks, but first I need to push the Coke
aside so that I don't accidentally knock it over.

I see that the Coke is getting warm, and I decide I should put it in
the refrigerator to keep it cold.

As I head toward the kitchen with the Coke, a vase of flowers on the
counter catches my eye--they need to be watered.

I set the Coke down on the counter and I discover my reading glasses
that 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 the glasses back down on the counter, fill a container with
water, and suddenly I spot the TV remote. Someone left it on the kitchen table.

I realize that tonight, when we go to watch TV, we will be looking
for the remote, but nobody will remember that it's on the kitche n table,
so I decide to put it back in the den where it belongs, but first I'll
water the flowers.

I splash some water on the flowers, but most of it spills on the floor.
So, I set the remote back down 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 the day; the car isn't washed, the bills aren't paid,
there is a warm can of Coke sitting on the counter, the flowers aren't
watered, there is still only one check in my checkbook, 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 long and I'm really
tired. I realize this is a serious problem, and I'll try to get so! me
help for it, but first I' ll check my e-mail.

Do me a favor, will you? Forward this message to close friends you
know, because I don't remember to whom it has been sent.

Don't laugh - if this isn't you yet, your day is coming! And if I
have sent this to you before....we'll, now you know why you're getting it again.
SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD
51-55, M
1 Response May 22, 2012

That is fantastic :D