Category: ADHD

April 21, 2014 / / ADHD

Zip zip zip! Racing thoughts zip through my head like shooting stars. I catch them like fireflies, scramble and jump after them with a butterfly net, post-its in the wind.  This is how my brain is all the time.  No, I’m not manic,…

April 15, 2014 / / ADHD

Myths and Meds Ya’lls know that I’m not a doctor, nor do I play one on TV. I’m not necessarily pro-meds, or against them. You and your doctor will have to decide.  As for me, I am on non-stimulant medication to treat my…

April 12, 2014 / / ADHD

How to Survive a Boring Meeting Traditional learning in high school and beyond is set up for auditory learners. Workplace meetings are also pain-free for auditory neurotypicals. However, those meetings can be hell for the kinesthetic ADHD kind, yours truly included. I detest…

April 9, 2014 / / ADHD

God is in the details.- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, German-American Architect Mies was on the right track. Yet I say that God is in the hyperfocus.  When Mies said it, he meant whatever you do, you should do it well and thoroughly.…

April 9, 2014 / / ADHD

ADHD Friendship FAQ Since I’m on an FAQ kick now, I thought I’d whip one up about ADHD friendship. Q: What’s the big deal with friendship and ADHD? It’s full of oxymorons and paradoxes. Many ADHD adults have a tough time maintaining friendships. Even…

April 5, 2014 / / ADHD

E is for Entropy! Yess, that’s right. What’s entropy? Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines it as “a process of degradation or running down or a trend to disorder.”  There’s another fancy scientific definition that has to do with thermodynamics, chaos, and states of matter. We…

April 4, 2014 / / ADHD
April 3, 2014 / / ADHD

We’re so addicted to caffeine in our house that my husband Kevin started roasting coffee beans in a popcorn popper on the stove.  When I wake up in the morning, I won’t even put in my contacts before I make my double shot of…

April 2, 2014 / / ADHD
March 30, 2014 / / ADHD

Why A to Z on All Things ADD/ADHD? Kimberly Gauthier, who blogs about her four dogs, canine health, and raw dog food, shared this rad blogging challenge at the Seattle Social Media Meetup. Every day in the month of April is assigned a letter which stands for…