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There Are People …

People ...

There are people who live in houses that look like magazine photos. That's not me.

There are people who have their future plotted out perfectly. And if things go differently, they know exactly what their plan "B" is. That's not me.

There are people who buy a book and when they're done reading it they donate it to the thrift store or a charity book sale or they take it to the second...
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Transitioning: It’s Taken Fifty Eight Years

Aah, do I have to?

As a child, like all other children, I did not transition from one thing to another easily. We need the development of our brains for that.

And for some of us that development never becomes complete, leaving us with varying degrees of ability in that regard.

But what is transitioning? Well, let me tell you.
Transitioning is ...
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A Comment, And An Answer

Sometimes I reply ... at least I try to

So here's a write these posts, and often people comment on them. I try to answer them, but I'm a busy ADHD boy.

Lots of times they grab my attention and I write a response. But other times I don't even see them. You should know that there are editors at Psych Central, this is no kiddy-show set up. These people are professional.

But today,...
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Here’s To A Long Life

No stress? Really?

Someone sent me a link to some click-bait site recently because the content was all about being me.

Well, it was about being someone with many of my traits and predispositions.

It had the dubious, yet encouraging title, "People Who Are Always Late Are More Successful And Live Longer, Says Science" ...

Encouraging because, hey, who doesn't want to live longer? Well, most of us do.
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Staying On Time

Still timing things ...

Staying with our theme of time for one last post, I'm going to try to outline how a lack of time perception destroys the ADHD day.

Yes, there are obvious things to discuss, maybe all of these points are obvious, but I'm going to explore them anyway.

And I'm going to discuss them with the uninformed, non-ADHD person in mind. Let's talk, shall we?
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Rushed For Time?

Can't quite figure it out ...

So, we talked about time travel over the last two days, and the really odd thing is that I was able to discuss time with you as if I understood it.

But I don't. I don't understand time. And here's some of the problem ...

Today I'm in a hurry. I have things to do and I'm happy about that, but it's because I've been rather sick with a...
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Look Into My Eyes

Observe ...

My friend, Jennie Friedman, an ADHD coach by trade and a good one I understand, has a website called SeeinADHD. I've written for it, I help edit it, and yes I'm somewhat affiliated with it (shameless promotional plug there), but what I'd like to draw your attention to is the name of the site.

See in ADHD refers to her assertion that if you look closely at the...
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Living With ADHD: The End

Ladies and gentleman and boys and girls, this will be my last article for this blog.  I am moving forward to write a new blog entitled Schizophrenia and Psyhosis and .  I would like to share some basics about ADHD with you before I...
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Gathering Wool

All wound up in imagination

When I was a lad, there were many times when I was required to sit still.

Now I can tell you that, as a person with ADHD for whom the capital 'H' actually is applicable, that wasn't easy.

But I'm not primarily hyperactive, nor am I primarily inattentive. I'm combined type.

And that has helped me ... somewhat.
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It’s About Life

Not just my life ...

Every two or three days I post here about ADHD. It's a pretty regular thing. I haven't missed publishing three posts a week in almost six years now.

That's a lot of words, a lot of titles, a lot of headings, and a lot of images.

And sometimes I write a post and when I give it a title, it turns out I've used that title before.

And I'm well aware...
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