ADHD

Posts that mention Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Why I Gave Up

I gave up yesterday. I consider it a good thing. For the last two years I’ve been in a case for disability benefits. I filed in Utah while still married. We moved to California and I continued the case, changing doctors to find one that might help my case. Looking for a lawyer after being… Read More »Why I Gave Up

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What the Diagnosis?? The ADHD Masquerade and My New Reality

I don’t know how to write this post. Really, I don’t. I’m not truth-bomb mom, or some of the other viral personalities online you’ve actually heard of. I’m just a person sharing stuff online. I hope it reaches someone who needs it. The world of psychiatric diagnosis is fraught with peril, danger, setback, and occasionally… Read More »What the Diagnosis?? The ADHD Masquerade and My New Reality

Why I Hate To Do Lists

I wrote a to do list this morning. And I didn’t hate it. Google “to do list” and you will find dozens of apps, hundreds of blog posts, and at least a hundred think pieces on why and how they work or why people are doing to do lists wrong and how to do them… Read More »Why I Hate To Do Lists

Mental Health Awareness: Is Villainizing Self-diagnosis Entirely A Good Idea?

Yesterday, I got into the trenches and cover some heavy stuff.  Life is heavy sometimes, and nothing we do will change the reality that it will, on occasion, beat us down, then kick us while we’re on the ground.  In fact, just a quick Google on “frequency of mental illness in the US” and you’ll… Read More »Mental Health Awareness: Is Villainizing Self-diagnosis Entirely A Good Idea?