ADHD Cottage

We spent the weekend at the cottage again. We do that a lot. I like the cottage and so does my partner. And since our cottage is a year round…

The One Day Perspective

I remember times when I was all but shut down. Emotionally, intellectually, even physically, I was not participating. I was, instead, putting all my effort and all my concentration into…

Where Do You Belong?

You are an adult with ADHD. You know the feeling of being somewhere that you don’t belong. You know it well. You didn’t belong in so many groups and organizations…

ADHD Marathon

I’ve never run a marathon. And I am not ever going to. If there were ever days of running long distances for me, they’re over, trust me. And by long…

Calendars And Coffee

Sounds like that should be a song title, doesn’t it? Or at least a poem. But it’s actually just two of my more organized and most relied on coping mechanisms….

ADHD: No Cure, But …

ADHD is a developmental disorder. Something went wrong, or different, during the development of my frontal lobe. Brain chemistry has been affected, as well as pathways of communication. It’s not…

Organization And ADHD

I know some people with ADHD who have wicked mad skills at organizing. They are brilliant at it. It occupies their minds and they cannot leave an organizing task incomplete….

You Inherited What?

Did you know that your ADHD is more likely to be genetically induced? Are you saying “What the hell does that mean?” If you are, then I’ll tell you what…

In 15 Minutes …

I hate being late. So I usually try to be early. I also hate to waste time. And these two “hatreds” often clash. If I have to be somewhere at,…

Distractions Help?

On Friday I was discussing how I use my distractions to keep me from being too … me. I pointed out that when I am aware that I’m an overloaded…

A Way Of Life

I live my life as large as I can. Well, as large as I can without letting my ADHD take over completely. I mean, if I could do it without…

Jump Right In

I have ADHD, I’ve mentioned that, right? And I’ve told you all about instant gratification being a driving force for those of us with this affliction? If I haven’t, I’m…