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, … 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. đŸ™‚ 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 Weight Loss: Why The Bulge Won’t Budge

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 Weight Loss: Why The Bulge Won’t Budge

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

ADHD Symptoms In Adults Aren’t Character Flaws

ADHD Symptoms in adults aren't usually detectable until you get to know the person. That's because they're a little harder to spot for the adults than they are in children. Don't believe for a second that the symptoms aren't there, bubbling below the surface. As we grow older and mature, we learn how to disguise … Continue reading ADHD Symptoms In Adults Aren’t Character Flaws

I Can’t Love Myself and Hate My Body

One day I decided to stop hating my body. It wasn't a total epiphany or a conversion experience. It was a cumulation of months of thinking: I hate being so miserable. It sucks not having the confidence I should. I'm pretty but I never feel that way. What am I missing? Here's the thing: Everyone's … Continue reading I Can’t Love Myself and Hate My Body

How To Make Peace With Planning And Reduce Procrastination

Procrastination sucks. Dealing with procrastination is like navigating a funhouse, full of mirrors, floors that spin, and other obstacles. Living with ADHD isn't so bad, all things considered. . . that is until I do something that requires focus and/or attention. I'm a time blind girl, living in a world that feeds on time like … Continue reading How To Make Peace With Planning And Reduce Procrastination