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ADHD

Forget What I Said Before

… and that’s not good What did I tell you? Well forget it.Wait, don’t forget all of it. Be selective. Lots of things I told you are still valid. But here’s something I’ve mentioned before that I’ve changed my mind on. ??? I have, on maybe…

ADHD or Normal Procrastination?

Last week, I wrote about the often frantic process of meeting a deadline when you have ADHD. It’s fair enough if you read that post and wondered, “but doesn’t everyone procrastinate sometimes?” In fact, that’s the thing about ADHD symptoms:…

The 4 Stages of Meeting a Deadline

If you have ADHD, you might notice certain patterns repeating themselves in your life. Deadlines are an example. Often the process goes something like this: You get a deadline. That deadline seems abstract and far in the future. Definitely…

Thanks A Lot ADHD

Unbreak my heart! Recently I’ve been learning more and more about ADHD.Did you know that Dr. Russel Barkley is saying it isn’t an attention deficit disorder? Quel supprise! I’ve been saying that all along. “We can now say that this is not…

Static And Distraction

I can’t always tune in … You know as well as I do that sometimes we engage in things that we should be setting aside because there are more important things to do.Remember as a child being unable to unplug from the TV or a game or even a…

Not Your Average Guy

My needle is shaking … I’m not what you might call normal, not average in any way.Well, okay, I’m average height, I guess, and average weight. And maybe average would be a good way to describe my looks, I’m not movie star material but I’m…

Why We Don’t Ask For Help

Yes, but … When I was growing up, things were different. We didn’t know about ADHD. It wasn’t even called ADHD.When I was growing up there were no medications for this. Well, there were, but they weren’t prescribed because for the preceding…

ADHD and Medical Costs

There are a lot of ways ADHD can cost you money. It can derail your career, or it wreak havoc on your personal finance management. But the most direct way it can come for your pocket book is through medical expenses. How much you have to…

My ADHD Acceptance Speech

Like much of America, I watched part of the Oscars last night. C’mon, I have ADHD, did you really expect me to make it through that whole thing? Sometimes when you watch tearful acceptance speech after tearful acceptance speech, you start…