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ADHD

Four Rules For Living With ADHD

Rules?

There are a bazillion books out there that talk about ADHD. And half of them have lists of things you might try to help you deal with issues that ADHD causes in your life. Many of those suggestions are right on the money, though I haven't found any tips yet that give me any hints as to how to keep all those suggestions in mind all the time. Or, if I have...
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I Am Not!

I am not ...

I am not ADHD, I have ADHD. I am not a disorder, I have what is referred to as a disorder. And I am not even sure I agree with that. I am not a patient, I am a person, not a patient person, just a person.

And I am not a statistic, not a number, not even an anomaly. I am not...
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Your Optimum Weight

Weighty issues

That title is a tad misleading I'm afraid. I know there is a slightly higher incidence of obesity among ADHDers, but this post isn't about body weight. It's about the measurement of several different aspects of the human/ADHD condition.

When I was first diagnosed, I felt the weight of being officially different settle on me like the weight of the world. I had managed to...
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Let Me Google That: Online With ADHD

... search me!

My house is a nightmare. I don't mean it's a mess, though I'm not telling you it's as neat as a pin either. The neatness gauge swings from side to side rapidly.

But my house is a recurring nightmare of familiarity. It contains my things. My things interest me, and there's lots of them, and they overflow their cupboards and containers. Some of them have their own...
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It’s A Wash | ADHD And Me

How hard could it be???

I'm still not back to work. Well, actually, my back isn't back to work yet, but I'm working. I'm doing ultra light duty stuff. I got a small job patching a hole in a plaster wall. No big sheets of drywall to lift. The hole is six inches by eight. I can handle that. I hate drywall mud, but hey, I'm too broke to be picky, aren't...
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