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How I Sought Help

Getting a diagnosis in the UK for ADHD as an adult is not easy.  Especially if you have ADHD.  My decision to ask for help wasn’t because of a ‘straw that broke the camel’s back’ moment, but more a build up of disappointments, mistakes and an unmanageable feeling of being overwhelmed with perimenopausal symptoms, ill parents and small children.   861 more words


Joseph Summerland (1789–1824)

William (1765–1834) – see separate entry – and Mary (1756–1834) Summerland had a son called Joseph born 4 May 1789.

William and Mary Summerland’s son, Joseph, may have been the same Joseph Summerland (butcher) convicted alongside William Allen (dyer) of Pinfold Lane and James Ford (farrier) – Parson’s and Bradshaw’s 1818 directory lists a James Ford, veterinary surgeon, Pinfold Street – of wilfully and maliciously cutting, wounding and injuring a dog belonging to John Greenhough of Uttoxeter in September 1821. 311 more words


Night-vision cameras, heavy whipping cream, and "magic plates": The fascinating world of Family-Based-Therapy (FBT) for anorexia

I think it was back in 2009 that I first stumbled upon the Around the Dinner Table online forum or what my best friend and I cleverly call the “Maudsley Mom Forum.” At the time I was already aware that Family-Based Therapy (FBT; also referred to as the Maudsley Method) existed. 1,241 more words