Having ADHD means I live in a fast, tumultuous current of high-speed thoughts. And that can mean not having time to gather my thoughts and contemplate them as a whole. You've maybe heard me talk about our lack of self awareness? Maybe? This is a big part of it, not being able to collect my thoughts, not being able to analyze them.
I like the night life
I try to do that at night. When I go to bed I think “What did you do today? What did you think about? What did you learn? What could you have learned?” And then, in answer to these questions, I respond: “ ..... zzzzzzzzzzzz ....”
Except for the differences, we're exactly the same
Yes, I know, an anomaly. I'm supposed to have trouble sleeping. My mind whirling around should keep me awake for awhile, right? Sorry. We ADHDers weren't cut out with a biscuit cutter. I lie awake tossing and turning for 15, sometimes 20 ... seconds. Then I'm gone. I can't help it.