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The Illusion Of ADHD

The disorder is real, what about the perception?

That title might make you think that I don't believe ADHD exists.

But you know me better than that, right?

There is an illusion surrounding ADHD, but only the gullible could ever believe it doesn't exist in the face of the still mounting tidal wave of evidence of its reality.
So what's the illusion?
The illusion has to do with the fact that ADHD is a spectrum...
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Successful Vacationing with ADHD

But that's not what I'm talking about ...

While I was away, I published my 1000 post.

I'm accepting congratulations for that, but ...

It was a post like any other that I've written. And since I wrote it before I went on holidays, I wasn't aware at the time that it was the one thousandth post I had written for this blog.

So, no fanfare occurred, my boss didn't pat me on the back...
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It’s Not That I’m Not Interested

... maybe

I know. It sometimes seems like I'm not paying attention.

But there's a really good reason for that. Sometimes, I'm not paying attention.

But listen, don't take it personally, it isn't you, it's more likely to be what you're talking about.

And it isn't that it isn't important enough, it's just that ... well ...
It could
It could be one of several things.

If I've already heard it before, I've already heard it before. Listening...
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A Mind Full Of Mindfulness

Just relax?

I either am nothing but mindful, or I haven't got a clue what mindfulness really is.

I'm not joking here either. I'm told that having ADHD means I have trouble staying focused, that my mind is skipping from one thing to another and that this may be the opposite of mindfulness.

But what is mindfulness? I'm aware of where I am if you ask me. I can tell you what I'm doing, and...
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We Are Unable To Answer Your Call

Almost gone ...

Actually, it may be that my phone will still work, but I'm not giving out my number. And I hardly ever answer the thing anyway. Text me if you need me.

Okay, I might not answer that either. I also might not get it.

For the first time since I started writing this blog I'm going on a vacation. A real vacation. With sights to see and things to do and a...
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I Am Found

Welcome home

There was a time in my life when I was lost. I'm not talking about religion here. I'm talking about life.

I was unsure of myself, and with good reason. I seemed to be on the wrong planet.

I felt certain that I was in the wrong place because I didn't fit in. I didn't match the other people in my world. They didn't behave the way I did, didn't think the...
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