Thursday, 27 January 2011

AAADD | KNOW THE SYMPTOMS.....


I must share this! This is one of the funniest emails that I have read so far this year..  Maybe because I can relate to it so much, or maybe it is because someone has put a name to the absent mindedness that occurs when we become a parent, and start to get on in the years..  :S  

Either way, it is very funny!  I have to admit, I like to make a joke out of thing, especially me and the things that I can relate to personally.. 

Its a bit like this :)  "There are 2 kinds of people: those who complain about problem, & those who laugh at it", personally, I laugh at most things, that is the only way to survive I believe.. Humour and music, they keep the soul alive! 

Enjoy  :)

 

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 how it manifests itself:

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 head towards the garage, I notice post on the porch table that I picked up from the postman earlier.

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

I put my car keys on the table, put the junk mail in the recycling box under the table, and notice that the recycling box is full.

So, I decide to put the bills back on the table and take out the recycling first.

But then I think, since I'm going to be near the post-box when I take out the recycling paper anyway, I may as well pay the bills first.

I take my cheque book off the table and notice that there is only one cheque left.

My extra cheques are in the desk in my study,
so I go into the house to my desk where
I find the cup of coffee I'd been drinking.

I'm going to look for my cheques but first I need to push the coffee aside so that I don't accidentally knock it over.

The coffee is getting cold, and I decide to make another cup..

As I head toward the kitchen with the cold coffee, a vase of flowers on the worktop catches my eye - the flowers need water.

I put the coffee on the worktop and discover my 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 glasses back down on the worktop, fill a container with water and suddenly spot the TV remote control. Someone left it on the kitchen table.

I realise 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 where it belongs, but first I'll water the flowers.

I pour some water in the flowers, but quite a bit of it spills on the floor.

So, I put 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 the day:

The car isn't washed

The bills aren't paid

There is a cold cup of coffee sitting on the kitchen work-surface

The flowers don't have enough water,

There is still only 1 cheque in my cheque 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 bloody day 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 check my e-mail.....

Do me a favour. Forward this message to everyone you know, Because I can't remember who the hell I've sent it to.

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

6 comments:

  1. I Am nominating you for the Versatile bloggers award. Details are on my blog www.lynne-hayes.com

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  2. Hey that soiunds like me o a good day :-)

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  3. Lool, yeah I have agree with that Lynne, hehe Its a worry hey :)

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  4. I have your blog on my page too Lynne, and I followed one of your links to THE most wonderful site! Collective Shout :) I am so happy to find like minded people Lynne, it is wonderful! :) Bless you, thank you for finding me!

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  5. OMG ... That's also me on a good day. And I'm 43, had no idea I was over the hill yet. God help us all! (If you don't mind I'm going to pinch your map for one of my blogs, will credit and link back to you! It made me laugh and I figure we can all use one right now...)

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  6. Lol :)

    Is that the Flood Map? Its great hey! Made me laugh also.. Sharing is caring, I love sharing! Please do :)

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