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Great Discoveries Of Our Time

go make some ...

When I was young, although I loved life and reveled in my ability to accomplish challenges I set before myself, I eventually grew to realize I was different.

The more I and my contemporaries grew, the more obvious the differences became.

The differences were not visible, they were revealed with interaction.

And so, by the time I was in my teens, I found I was spending a lot of time alone, a...
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Going For It

GO!

I'm never going to tell you to settle. You're worth way more than just settling.

I'm also never going to encourage you to strive for things you don't want.

And there's a connection there. Though they seem like they are sort of opposite things, don't they.

The deal is, if you're someone with ADHD and you're listening to neuro-typical people telling you what you need to do and how you need...
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Resolutions I Can Keep

... you know, if I can manage to be

As a person with ADHD I can tell you that making resolutions to improve my life is not something I only do on New Years.

If I had a dollar for every time I said "I'm never doing that again."  and every time I said, "That's how I'm doing this from now on." I'd be stupid rich by now.

And...
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Scatter Me

... me!

It's not hard to distract me.

And yet, I often work with five or more tabs open on my browser while I write. And a quick glance at those tabs are not enough to see a connection between them.

Two or more of them will be back end editors for different sites that I work on or for, one will be twitter, one will be the Facebook, one might be the weather, another...
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Executive Dysfunction, The Other ED

Speak up!

We're all familiar with Erectile Dysfunction, right? Wait, that didn't come out the way I meant it.

I'll start over ...

Erectile Dysfunction has been put in the spotlight lately, due to the ability of pharmaceutical companies to remediate that situation, at least long enough to get through any situation where ED has a negative impact.

But no one is offering a fix for executive Dysfunction, temporary or otherwise.
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How Did That Go?

Give yourself a present

Okay, the bulk of celebration in North America at this time of year is Christmas celebration.

So I'm assuming that for most of the North American people with ADHD, Christmas is over.

For those of you who still have celebrations to attend, you can read on, there's no spoilers in here.

Well, I can tell you that it ends, I just can't tell you how.
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Here We Go Again

Coming around ...

ADHD is a disorder of cyclical stress. We learn to cope, fall into a routine of doing that, and then feel like we've cured the part that we're coping for.

Next thing you know we're not bothering to cope any more because, hey, we've fixed it.

The deal is that ADHD cannot be repaired, can't be remediated, can not be cured.

Ever!
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The Fates Of ADHD

Oh, those three ...

In Greek mythology there are three goddesses known as the fates or Moirai. Their names are Klotho, Lachesis, and Atropos.

Klotho spins the thread of life, Lachesis measures out each segment for each of us, and Atropos cuts it when you have reached your allotted length.

You'll notice that there is no fourth goddess checking on the quality of that thread, right?

And of these three goddesses, I place the blame for...
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Tech Wins For Xmas

They're right there ...

It's this easy. I walk in the door, and I hang my keys on the key rack. Every time. Without fail.

.... until the day that I don't. That doesn't mean that I won't hang them up the next day, or even later today, it just means that this time, I didn't.

And it's highly likely that I didn't because I was in a hurry and had something else...
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