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
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 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 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
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 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 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
Having to remember stuff. Organization and shit. People to disappoint by forgetting stuff. Just the thought of it sends my anxiety through the roof! Pass the eggnog; no, just pass the rum. The whole bottle.
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 Here’s A Plan To Beat Procrastination
Have you ever been to jail? Yeah, me neither. But I DO love true crime, and I make it a point to watch a lot of prison shows, like diagnosed with ADHD is a lot like entering unfamiliar territory, like a prison. The problem is, we don’t get guides. So, like the great gal I … Continue reading The Ultimate ADHD Guide – 10 Steps To Flourish with ADHD