Overcoming Feelings Of Shame With ADHD

A life with untreated ADHD is a life with many inconsistencies. We are more likely to have bad credit, wrecked marriages, messy houses, and ruined careers. We have difficulty showing up on time, following through when we say we will, and being prepared. This is a burden not just on ourselves but on the people … Continue reading Overcoming Feelings Of Shame With ADHD

17 Self Care Gifts That Cost $20 (Or Less!)

Self-care ideas are always needed, probably because we are so reluctant to take care of ourselves. Self-care?or self-destruct,?there is no other option. You might notice I?haven't been around for a little while. There's a reason for that. . . if by "reason" you'd determine that I have worked myself into the ground and while doing … Continue reading 17 Self Care Gifts That Cost $20 (Or Less!)

5 Ways ADHD Relationships are Remarkable

Valentine?s day is fast approaching, and that has me thinking about love and? ADHD relationships. I think about love a lot, especially after enduring a divorce. I spent a lot of time after that divorce wondering if love was something I would ever find again. After all, it isn?t easy to be in love when … Continue reading 5 Ways ADHD Relationships are Remarkable

Taking ADHD Medication Is A Complex Process

Taking ADHD medication is helpful to the condition, but sometimes getting the prescription feels like an uphill battle. Fighting mental illness can be a little maddening sometimes. We're getting to be pretty good friends, so I'm going to tell you about my HUGE fail the other day. Medication Fail If you didn't know this already,?taking … Continue reading Taking ADHD Medication Is A Complex Process

My New Year?s Resolution Is To Say No

My New Year?s Resolution Is To Say NO This post contains affiliate links to products that I think you won't want to say no to. 🙂 OK, I?m not a big fan of New Year?s Resolutions. I don?t have a problem with self-improvement in any way, but it should come naturally. I don?t need the … Continue reading My New Year?s Resolution Is To Say No

ADHD and Obesity: Why The Weight Won’t GO!

Chubby. Plus-Sized. Big Girl. Big Boned. I could fill a book with all of the descriptors that I have heard to describe a woman with some extra weight. Of all of the things I have discovered about weight loss, the link between ADHD and obesity was one of my favorites ( another was the percentage … Continue reading ADHD and Obesity: Why The Weight Won’t GO!

ADHD and Time: Getting Over CPT

ADHD and time management has been a serious challenge for me. My life has been in upheaval for the past five or six years. See, in that time I've had two nervous breakdowns changed jobs four times got married got divorced got diagnosed changed diagnoses and yeah, it has been a lot. Learning how to … Continue reading ADHD and Time: Getting Over CPT