Early Diagnosis

As some of you may know, I was diagnosed at age 12. I got diagnosed fairly early. Earlier than others have been. As I have been learning more about ADHD, and trying to find out about other’s experience with ADHD, I have […]

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I am more than just someone with ADHD

Growing up, my ADHD wasn’t much discussed. I remember having very few discussions with my parents about it. Even now, I don’t talk much about it other than occasionally with my husband and through this blog. I am 32, was diagnosed 20 […]

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Seeing the positive in myself

No matter who you are, you probably have heard some negative criticism at some point in your life. If you have ADHD, it seems like those negative comments/criticisms outweigh all the good stuff. I know that it seems like I’ve heard them […]

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Adapting

We are all aware of what is going on the world. It is affecting absolutely everyone. So many people have had to change and adapt to what’s going on. We’ve had to adapt to the uncertainty of when kids will be back […]

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Moment of anxiety

Recently, I had a moment of anxiety. It has been something that I have dealt with before and for the most part I have been able to keep it under control and to a minimum. I know the triggers and I have […]

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Not letting shame get the better of me

I’m sure that we’ve all experienced shame at one point or another. It is one of those emotions that may come up every once in a while. However, it seems that, if you have ADHD, shame seems to have a way of […]

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ADHD and dopamine

Although science was never a subject I was really good at, dopamine and ADHD is something that I haven’t addressed before now and is something that I should discuss. So, here am I, ready to learn about it and share the information […]

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Self Love is Important

So, this week, I want to talk a little bit of self love. So many people struggle with their image of themselves and celebrating who they are. If you read my last post, you’ll know that it’s taking me a long time […]

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Acceptance

It’s taken me a while to accept who I am. To accept my strengths as well as my flaws. This week, I was thinking of this. I was thinking of myself, of my strengths, my flaws, things that I would like to […]

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Connecting with your emotions

Sometimes, dealing with your emotions isn’t always easy. When you have ADHD/ADD, it can pose some extra challenges. Like every human beings, children and adults with ADHD/ADD have so many different emotions. After all, we’re human too. We have feelings just like […]

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