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ADHD And Dim Sum

A bit of many things ...

Yesterday I had dim sum. It was amazing. And it was exactly what I wanted at the time, or any time.

I let the people I was with do all the ordering, and food just started to arrive and kept on coming. It was an adventure for me and lately I've been into adventures.

But more than that, I didn't have to make up my mind about...
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A sticky situation

Yep, that's an old plate all right ...

In Ontario, Canada, we get license plates to put on our vehicles. The plate represents the relationship between the vehicle and its owner. A new vehicle or a new owner require a new set of plates.

But to maintain accurate records, the plates/owner registration must be renewed every year. Rather than issuing new plates, (like they did as late as in the 1970's, they now...
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ADHD Oblivion

Into oblivion ...

There is a state of mind, or perhaps a partial state of mind, that I sometimes, or possibly always am in, that keeps me unaware of many things around me.

I am oblivious to things.

Not all things, and not just important ones.

But when I become aware of the things that I've been missing, I am usually stunned, sometimes hurt, often upset.
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And Speaking Of Pondering

In the swim of things ...

Yesterday I suggested that the lesson I learned from moving out of my home of thirty-one plus years in just five weeks was to take time to ponder decisions. Although I did concede that I did not, closer to the end, have that luxury.

See, us folks with ADHD kind of have this thing where we just do what comes to mind. We...
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Down To The Wire

Hiding out in plain sight ...

It is done.

At least my part is done. I've moved everything out. Locked the door for the last time. Signed the papers. Today is the closing day of the I am in a café, hiding out, out of town.

I'm guessing that if you're a regular reader you are as happy about this as I am. For me it means moving on to new adventures. For you...
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The Last Post (of 2016)

Moving on ...

So, Friday, December the thirtieth. Tomorrow is the last day of the year, and since it's Saturday, there's no post for this blog. This is it. Another year done.

And I feel good about that. It's not an anniversary of the first post, so it isn't like a certain number of years on this date that I've been writing this blog, that anniversary actually drifted by without fanfare. I didn't even...
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Peace On Earth

Happy Holidays

If you're a Christian or a celebrant of Christmas traditions, it's almost here.

And if you have ADHD, then the good news is that it's almost over.

Well, the good news is that it's almost here and it's almost over also.

If you are like me, you love this season because of the memories, because of family and friends and acceptance and love and traditions that are wonderful and heartwarming. and at the...
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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like ADHD Christmas

Yep. Just like the Grinch found out

I tell you, every year around this time, I start seeing where I've made my mistakes. Every year around this time I start understanding how I've gotten myself into another mess. And every year around this time, I swear I won't let it happen again next year.

And I usually don't. Well, that is to say, I don't let it happen the SAME way. It just always seems to happen.

This...
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