What You Need To Overcome Shame with ADHD

How shame with ADHD begins A life with untreated ADHD is a life with many inconsistencies. With those inconsistencies in mind, shame with ADHD soon follows. 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, … Continue reading What You Need To Overcome Shame with ADHD

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, … 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

Changing My Perspective on Time Management Once and For All

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 Changing My Perspective on Time Management Once and For All

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

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

The Ultimate ADHD Guide – 10 Steps To Master Your ADHD

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 Orange is the New Black. Being diagnosed with ADHD is a lot like entering unfamiliar territory, like a prison. The problem is, we don't get guides. … Continue reading The Ultimate ADHD Guide – 10 Steps To Master Your ADHD