Tag: ADHD

August 18, 2015 / / ADHD
August 11, 2015 / / ADHD

X is for EXtreme Consequences Despite all the creative, crazy, and wonderful quirkiness that I love about ADHD, there are a few tragic things can happen when ADHD is left undiagnosed, untreated, or ineffectively treated.  Approximately 9% of school-aged students live with ADHD. Yet ONLY…

August 7, 2015 / / ADHD

Have you ever thought, “Why can’t I just be normal? Why can’t I be like everyone else?” I know I have. Definitions for normal in Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary include: conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern;  of, relating to, or characterized by average intelligence or development Blah…

August 5, 2015 / / ADHD

I thought God hated me. Really. I thought He loved everybody except me.  He was mad at me. He wanted to punish me. I believed that Jesus was for the homeschooling minivan mafia and people who had cows and ducks decor in their cutesy country…

August 1, 2015 / / ADHD
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December 30, 2014 / / ADHD

Right before Thanksgiving, pneumonia kicked me flat. I had a 103.7* fever (about 39.83 C) and coughed like an antique steam shovel. It was so bad we had to cancel our trip to California–and we’ve never done that before. When I was lying…

April 29, 2014 / / ADHD

Yakety-yak! Don’t talk back!  When I was a teenager, I sassed my mom and gave her attitude. Also, if I found a teacher boring, the lesson irrelevant (especially in Godzilla-awful geometry class),  or didn’t move fast enough, I commenced non-stop yakking. Or sometimes…