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Honesty in ADHD Blogging – Part II


On Wednesday I told you of my wife’s recent passing, my personal loss. I received condolences here and by email, thank you.

And while dwelling on it isn’t very pleasant for me, I need to share it with you in order to blog about my ADHD without having to censor myself. Modifying my personal anecdotes that illustrate ADHD-related information by...
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Honesty in ADHD Blogging – Part I

ADHD & on my own.

My desire to write this blog was to talk about life as a person with ADHD. That included the views of being a man with ADHD, a biker with ADHD, a songwriter and poet with ADHD, an uncle, nephew, brother & son with ADHD. And a husband with ADHD. I had also hoped to bring a mixed marriage point of view (ADHDer / non-ADHDer) to my blog....
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Hobbies and Romance – Learn and Burn


How much does our ADHD affect our everyday lives. We’re going to talk lots about ADHD at work, but today let’s talk about play, specifically hobbies and romance.
Let’s start with hobbies
I create stained glass art, when I’m not boating. Or biking ... hiking, uh – fishing, playing guitar & singing, reading, taking pictures ... hmm....
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ADHD Multi-Tasking: Gift or Curse?

Let’s put an end to one of my favorite myths ... the idea that people with ADHD can multi-task. Okay, it’s not a myth, we can multi-task, about as well (maybe not quite) as non-ADHDers.

We are, however, more frequently associated with multi-tasking. Why? Because we attempt it so often. And by ‘attempt,’ I mean we often find ourselves doing many things when we intended to be focused on one thing.
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Kelly’s ADHD Lands Him … at Psych Central

Hi, My name is Kelly Babcock. I’m a 52 year old male, living in Canada. And I have ADHD.

I've been studying ADHD extensively and I've been blogging about it for some time. And now I'm blogging about it here at Psych Central. I was diagnosed one year ago, but knew the diagnosis was coming for a while.
And I’m happy about this diagnosis
Yes, I went through the “Stages of Grief” and I’ve come out the...
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Welcome to ADHD Man of DistrAction

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects people without distinction to their race, gender, or educational background. So while we've been delighted to have women blog about their battles with ADHD on Psych Central (namely ADHD From A to Zoe), we're pleased to welcome Kelly Babcock to the Psych Central blogging family.

He will be blogging here to talk about his battles with attention deficit disorder, and what's worked for him in combating and living with ADHD every day. Kelly spent 50 years knowing he...
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