Archives for March, 2012

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ADHD Form-O-Phobia

I was having a great day. Then, I sat down to fill out a form. It was a week overdue, but I called the company that was waiting for it, and bought myself more time.

Things were humming along grandly, then Whammo! I hit page two. Page two contained a line of legalese which meant nothing to me, yet I was supposed to check yes or no. Yes or no to a statement I...
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A Highly Sensitive Week for a Highly Sensitive Person

This week felt like slow motion PMS. Instead of being condensed into three days, the emotional rollercoaster chugged along from Friday to Friday, punctuated by highs and lows, with various heights and depths in between.

Step right

Are you someone who is pretty much on an even keel most of the time? Yes? Then let me give you a taste of the truly enchanting existence of an ADHD woman, who is...
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ADHD: What The Now Effect Can Do for You – Part I

“The writings and practices in The Now Effect don’t only come from my experience, but from the experience of thousands and thousands of people who have struggled with a whole host of life’s issues from stress and pain including anxiety, depression, ADHD, addiction and trauma.

Underlying the entire book is the aspiration to develop more playfulness with yourself and allow this to be a new adventure...
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I Hope I Clean Up Good


My dad would have a conniption if he saw the title to this blog post. It's a quaint expression I picked up from living in the country, and I rather like it.

There comes a time in every woman's life where she makes the transition from her unpolished youth to serious professional. Okay, maybe not every woman, but certainly to those of us...
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ADHD Women: Her Fast Mind

I've written before about the work of Dr. Timothy Bilkey, a leading Canadian authority on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Bilkey has assessed over 3,400 patients for ADHD at his clinics.

This month, Bilkey has released his second full length documentary, Her Fast Mind. This film, useful to educators, families and physicians, as well as women with ADHD themselves, explores...
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Samantha: In Memoriam

If you've been following ADHD from A to Zoë, you know that my dog Sam has been a big part of my life. You'll also know that she helped me with my ADHD, in many ways, not least of which by giving unconditional love, each and every day for 13 years. Who wouldn't feel better with that in their lives?

The one time I try to plan!


I'm very sorry to say that...
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