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
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
Feel? Depression doesn't really involve that Depression is a beast, as we have been discussing. I think Tin man in the Wiz said it well when he asked "What would I do I'd I could feel?" We imagine that one day our emotions will thaw out and life will become wonderful again. The feeling of … Continue reading Depressed? Reconnect With Your Feelings
Get Off the Ground Floor and Thrive I'll be talking about how to thrive. I will, but I gotta give you some backstory first: I was born an old soul and I'll remain one until the end. In other words I'm a little old lady at 32. I watch old people stuff and I listen … Continue reading Move On Up: You Survive, Now Thrive
I've read articles about how we millennials are obsessed with ourselves and how we don't know how to socialize. I have heard how lazy we are and how we only stare at our phones. Has anyone writing these things ever thought we may be putting the technology to good use? I'm going through … Continue reading Self care with Selfies!
I'm loving sharing these ideas with you; if you are enjoying it too, please help me spread the news! Share these posts on your Facebook page, and invite your friends to like Black Girl, Lost Keys Facebook page! ADHD Coaching? What the heck are they? Are they like a life coach? Let me give you … Continue reading 3 Ways ADHD Coaching Can Help
As always, I'm grateful you have come to listen to what I have to say. Just leaving a quick note to say if you know someone, whether you love or hate them or are just tired of their ADHD having behind, drop them the URL. If you're loving what you read, like Black Girl, Lost Keys … Continue reading Consistently Inconsistent
The Hijab really brings out the reactions in people. Two people I love and trust today asked me if I was aware that I could be shot for wearing it... of course my answer was yes, but I could see they weren't satisfied with it. They wanted to know why I would risk myself for … Continue reading Hijab Pt II: Does it come bulletproof?
Black Girl, Lost Keys will now take what will be the first of many poetry breaks with a short verse from yours truly:For RentI've got potential to lendeveryone keeps telling meI'm not using it. Onto the aforementioned post:Around the the first few years of elementary school a teacher ruined my life. Yeah, I know that sounds … Continue reading Potential and the Pursuit of Perfection