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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 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 explain 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. 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 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 is still on the table, bills are unpaid, checkbook is still lost, and the cat ate the remote control ... And, when you try to figure out how come nothing got done all day, you are baffled because KNOW you were BUSY ALL DAY!!

That's the "BUT FIRST" Syndrome." 
So now we have identified one of my major problems!


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