Overcoming Feelings Of Shame With ADHD

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 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, taking … 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. 🙂 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 Obesity: Why The Weight Won’t GO!

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: 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

The Ultimate ADHD Guide – 10 Steps To Flourish with 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 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

ADHD Medication: 3 Counters for the Controversy

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

Pinterest Fails: ADHD

Pinterest as therapy? Why not? It's late and we are all tired. Americans have had an emotional week. We said goodbye and we said hello. I don't know what the next four years will bring but I do know this: we can't lose our sense of humor. I need a good laugh. You probably need … Continue reading Pinterest Fails: ADHD