Do you see yourself here???
The "But First" Syndrome
Now I know what is wrong with ME!
Does anyone else have this syndrome?
Just wanted to let you know that I have recently been diagnosed
serious condition and there's no hope I will ever recover.
scientific world is frantically searching for a cure...
This is an ailment many
us suffer from and may not as yet have been diagnosed , however now you
able to discuss it with your loved ones and try to explain what
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.
when you decide to do the laundry. So you start down the hall with the
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
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
checkbook. Oops...there's the empty glass from yesterday on the
OK, you'll pay the bill.
BUT FIRST you need to put the glass in the sink. You head for the
Oh no, there's the remote for the TV. What's it doing here?
Okay, you'll put 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
BUT FIRST you need to feed the cat... So, here's what happens at the
the day: Laundry is not done, newspapers are still on the floor,
still on the table, bills are unpaid, checkbook is still lost, and
ate the remote control ... And, when you try to figure out how come
got done all day, you are baffled because .....you KNOW you were BUSY
That's the "BUT FIRST" Syndrome."
So now we have
identified one of my