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Debi

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I got this in my email today and had to share..This is SOOOOOO me...and I'm sure there are others out there.. :shock:

Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder.

This is how it manifests itself:

I decide to water my lawn. As I turn on the hose in the driveway, I look over at my car and decide my car needs washing. As I start toward the garage I notice that there are letters on the verandah table which I had brought up from the letter box earlier. I decide to go through the mail before I wash the car. I place my car keys on the table, the junk mail in the recycle box under the table, and notice that the rubbish bin is full. So I decide to put the bills back on the table and take out the rubbish first. But then I think, since I am going to be near the letter box when I take out the rubbish anyway, I may as well pay the bills first.

I take my cheque book off the table and see that there is only one cheque left. My extra cheques are in my desk in the study, so I go inside the house to my desk where I find the can of Coke that I had been drinking. As I'm looking for my cheques, I put the Coke aside so that I don't accidentally knock it over. Noticing that the Coke is getting warm, I decide to put it in the fridge to keep it cold. As I head toward the kitchen with the Coke, a vase of flowers on the bench catches my eye - they need to be watered. I set the Coke down on the bench and discover the reading glasses that I've 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 put the reading glasses back down on the bench, fill a container with water and then I spot the TV remote control. Someone had left it on the kitchen table. I realise that when we go to watch TV tonight, 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 living room 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 put 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 lawn isn't watered, the car isn't washed, the bills aren't paid, there is a warm can of Coke sitting on the bench, the flowers don't have enough water, There is still only one cheque in my cheque book, I can't find the remote, I can't find my glasses, I don't remember what I did with the car keys and my neighbour calls to tell me he turned off the hose that was flooding the driveway. 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 realise this is a serious problem and I'll try to get some help for it, but first I'll go online!

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

GROWING OLDER IS MANDATORY.

GROWING UP IS OPTIONAL.

LAUGHING AT YOURSELF IS THERAPEUTIC

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