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
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 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.
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
This procrastination post has affiliate links in it that help me fund blogging about procrastination. If you purchase something, I will NOT procrastinate on using those funds to keep the content coming. It is a riveting night at the house of Brooks, aka the Palace of Procrastination. There is doo-wop, knitting needles, new crochet projects … Continue reading Procrastination Has No Power Against These Tips
Controversy: ADHD medication, is it necessary? ADHD medication will always be controversial. People like to make simple topics controversial. I like a little controversy myself. As many of you know, my favorite musician was/is/will likely always be Prince. He was a fan of the controversy too. Not only was he a fan, he even wrote … Continue reading ADHD Medication: 3 Counters for the Controversy
Binaural and isochronic tones for sleeping have become a hot trend in the mental health world over the past few years. If you haven't heard of them, that's ok. They are frequencies that play in your ears to alter your brain waves and produce a certain result (concentration, relaxation, pain relief). Before you get skeptical, … Continue reading Have you Tried Isochronic Tones for Sleeping?