Not Celebrating

Having ADHD means that you often feel like a failure.

Part of that is the old getting distracted thing, it’s hard to succeed at something you get distracted from.

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Worrying About Anxiety

Recent events in my world have caused me to turn my attention toward anxiety and the manifestation of it in our lives.

People with ADHD have a tendency to replay situations in their minds and it’s usually situations that cause them to feel anxious.

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Don’t Judge, But …

When you have ADHD, you know what it’s like to be judged. I spend a lot of time remembering that from school, from work, from social connections.

It’s taken me to a place in my life where I am constantly keeping my guard up,

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ADHD Is Like Pie

Life is like pie, the sweeter it is, the more you want of it.

Also, the flakier it is the more enjoyable it is.

Also, the filling isn’t everything,

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If I Wanted To

My report cards from school are like everyone else’s report cards from school.

That is, they have grades and comments on them.

And they are like the report cards of everyone else who has ADHD.

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ADHD And The Finish Line

Sometimes we forget to finish things. And other times we forget to stop when things are finished.

I can’t think of a single time when I was working on something and got to the end and then said,

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Disorder Or Disability

ADHD is a disorder. It says so in the name. Attention Deficit Hyperactive DISORDER.

But is it a disability?

Disability: A physical or mental condition that significantly limits a person’s motor,

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Waiting In Line

People with ADHD are renowned for not appreciating waiting in line.

In fact, in some cases that’s an understatement. It’s like saying Kilimanjaro is a big hill.

Some of us will actually turn the other way and walk away rather than wait in a line up,

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What Does Control Feel Like?

I’m quite confused these days.

I see posts from people who freely state that they are looking for advice.

They are looking for specific advice on what they can do to counteract the effects of mental health issues.

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I Am ADHD

I am a 61 year old man with a heart condition, and arthritis.

I am a former printing plant worker. I’ve worked on farms. I’ve worked construction. I’ve worked as a computer programmer.

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Things To Do With Someone With ADHD

If you’re contemplating a relationship with a person with ADHD, you might be worried about them being bored.

Why? Well, because if they are bored, that means they might wander off in distracted fashion as we are wont to do.

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Give Me ADHD Shelter

Yesterday we talked about ADHD weather, the way things seem to storm and rage in our lives and often every possible aspect of every storm seems to come all at once,

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Changing ADHD Weather

I’ve occasionally heard people refer to their ADHD as a storm of symptoms.

Things get wild, unpredictable, winds change direction and speed. Sometimes it rains and sometimes it pours.

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