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ADHD: Puberty, Different Worries and the Search for a Normal Life

I drafted this post on yellow pad paper, while I thought of what to write. My brain declared what I wrote.

I’m diagnosed with ADHD. I’m about to enter my puberty stage, where acne starts getting worse,  I need to take a shower at night because I stink. 274 more words

Personal Stuff

Superman studying

“Time to take my superman pill,” *Luke says with a gleam in his eyes. He saunters off towards the bathroom of the library, with a tiny clear plastic packet in his grip. 469 more words


Not My Daughter: When A Father Denies An ADHD Diagnosis

After years of managing the conveyor belt of forms, appointments and tests tied to a special needs child, you want the path of least resistance.  So, when my daughter asked that I hide her ADHD medicine in her violin case and drop it off at school, I didn’t hesitate. 223 more words

Single Mom

To medicate or not to medicate

I remember when we were told our son had ADHD I was devastated and confused, then the doctor started talking about medication and the different types of medication and the side affects of those medications, my head was in a whirl. 505 more words


'Us ADD kids'

Shaun fumbles over, trying to switch off the alarm clock and its frustratingly incessant buzzing. He had planned to sleep in a little bit later, but now he’s awake and the flow of thoughts rush in. 521 more words


To Med - Or Not To Med!

Remembered to ring the Doctors in regards to my meds, Concerta, which I was advised would be ready tomorrow – only to be told that I wouldn’t be able to pick it up until tomorrow night after work (5.30pm) so looks as though I won’t be starting until Wednesday now! 159 more words


After Diagnosis: Adult ADHD

So here I am, about to lose my Blogging Virginity, on a Sunday afternoon. Hi 👋

After being diagnosed with Adult ADHD on Friday 27 February (2015 of course) I decided to give this blog thing a go. 290 more words