Saturday, May 8, 2010

Another new acronym

OK - I heard another new acronym today that really fits my reality lately. I attended a retirement party for a dear friend this morning, and some of the gals were discussing the acronym that a speaker used during the local school district's employee recognition dinner.

AA ADD = Age-Activated Attention Deficit Disorder

It is a perfect explanation for my actions lately. Those who work with me know that I'm pretty task oriented. I prefer working on JUST ONE task until I have it done right. I do have to multi-task a lot, but that isn't my preferred style of work. I tend to be very sequential - including being a list-maker.

However, in my little sewing world, I've always been quite random. I have lots of UFO's and usually have about 3 projects going at once. And it is getting worse, because lately I seem to start and stop numerous projects, and can't seem to get motivated to finish any of them. So now I realize that I can blame it on my AGE!!

I wonder if there is a medication for that? Somehow I doubt that the Bloody Mary I had at the retirement party will help.

3 comments:

  1. haha.....i think i might have that as well

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  2. Tonya, you are not old enough to have it. Sara, it is so unlike you to be ADD and I am older so you can't have it yet!

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  3. I've learned to be tough with myself and to make myself finish piecing projects at least to the completed top stage before moving on to another project. Of course, I had plans to kit up several projects for this summer as we were planiing on being away for 6 weeks but now plans have changed so I have 2 kits to sew into tops.

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