I was going to admit that I have this problem, but first I had to read all
the other posts!
>I've posted a couple times, but I'm new & I'll come out of lurkdom to pass
>on to all of you - it sounds like there's quite a few of you who can
>A quilting friend sent it to me because it's WAY too true! At least it
>Now I know what is wrong with ME. Does anyone else have this
>Just wanted to let you know that I have recently been diagnosed with a
>very serious condition and there's no hope I will ever recover. The
>scientific world is frantically searching for a cure... This is an
>ailment many of us suffer from and may not as yet have been diagnosed,
>however, now you may be able to discuss it with your loved ones and try to
>what really happened to you all those times you tried so hard to accomplish
>something and didn't.
>BUT FIRST SYNDROME
>I call it "But First" Syndrome. You know. It's when you decide to do the
>laundry. So you start down the hall with the laundry, but then see the
>newspapers on the table. OK, you'll do the laundry. . .
>BUT FIRST you decide to put the newspapers away. So on your way in to
>put the newspapers away, you notice the mail on the table. OK, you'll put
>the newspapers away. .
>BUT FIRST you'll pay that bill that needs to be paid. So you look for
>the checkbook. Oops...there's the empty glass from yesterday on the coffee
>table. OK, you'll pay the bill. . . .
>BUT FIRST you need to put the glass in the sink. You head for the kitchen.
>Darn it, there's the remote for the TV. What's it doing here? Okay, you'll
>the glass in the sink.
>BUT FIRST you need to put the remote away. Head for the living- room
>Aaagh! Stepped on the cat. Cat needs to be fed. Okay, you'll put the
>remote away. . .
>BUT FIRST you need to feed the cat... So, here's what happens at the end
>of the day: Laundry is not done, newspapers are still on the floor, glass
>on the table, bills are unpaid, checkbook is still lost, and the cat ate
>remote control ...
>And, when you try to figure out how come nothing got done all day, you
>are baffled because .....you KNOW you were BUSY ALL DAY!! That's the
>"BUT FIRST" Syndrome."
>So now we have identified one of my major problems! Anyone else have