>AAADD: I have recently been diagnosed with AAADD - Age
>Activated Attention Deficit Disorder
>This is how it goes:
>I decide to do work on the car, start to the garage
>and notice the mail on the table. OK, I'm going to
>work on the car... BUT FIRST I'm going to go through
>the mail. Lay car keys down on desk.
>After discarding the junk mail, I notice the trash can
>is full. OK, I'll just put the bills on my desk....
>BUT FIRST I'll take the trash out, but since I'm going
>to be near the mailbox, I'll address a few bills....
>Yes, Now where is the checkbook? Oops.. there's only
>one check left. Where did I put the extra checks? Oh,
>there is my empty plastic cup from last night on my
>I'm going to look for those checks... BUT FIRST I need
>to put the cup back in the kitchen. I head for the
>kitchen, look out the window, notice the flowers need
>a drink of water, I put the cup on the counter and
>there's my extra pair of glasses on the kitchen
>counter. What are they doing here? I'll just put them
>away... BUT FIRST need to water those plants.
>I head for the door and... Aaaagh! someone left the TV
>remote on the wrong spot. Okay, I'll put the remote
>away and water the plants... BUT FIRST I need to find
>END OF DAY: Oil in car not changed, bills still
>unpaid, cup still in the sink, checkbook still has
>only one check left, lost my car keys, .. And, when I
>try to figure out how come nothing got done today, I'm
>baffled because... I KNOW I WAS BUSY ALL DAY! I
>realize this condition is serious... I'd get help...
>BUT FIRST... I think I'll check my e-mail.