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My Tuesday started at midnight, going through my address book to compile my Christmas Card List . . . Fail. Presents wrapped . . . FAIL.  After 2 hours, I quit. Running on 3 hours of sleep & throbbing head & body aches is just not where anyone wants to be. EVER. I slept until […]
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Not from “Frozen”, obviously.  I have issues. I get that other people don’t. The ADHD & OCD brain functions on a different level.  Everyone likes the couch seat cushions to be pushed back. Neat presentation & maximum comfort. My brain: the cushions must be pushed back. If not, the millions of scenarios of “what could […]
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So, off to school, since Boo did okay last night; tummy still bothering him, but no fever & no vomit, so to school we go. After one helluva rough night (following 2 excruciatingly rough weeks), we drop Boo at school, then head to my shrink appt. Keeping Vyvanse, adding Aderall, & we’re done. Not before […]
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And OCD person will tell you the addiction for keeping lists is very real. I cannot leave my house without one. I can’t sleep until I’ve made one for the next day/week. And anyone with ADHD can’t really explain our affinity for the cherished sticky notes, either, but they too, are required essentials for sustaining […]
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"Mom, I can walk normal."
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With a day chock full of to-dos, I’m out of my processed iced coffee drink! Guess I’ll be trying my new coffee & yogurt concoction. Diva is . . . Well, here we are again, same exploration & destruction mode. However, the evil OCD med seems to be out of my system. Did you know […]
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We all know this. It makes complete sense. To just allow stress to pass by, rather than invite it in. My shrink says to sit in the middle of the hell pit of anarchy that is my living room, & embrace it. It’s not hurting me. No evil will spring up from it. Simply allow […]
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So, I have a ton of things whirling around my head like bees in a wildflower field. Shrink said to double up on vyvanse. Ok. Done. Still figety. If that doesn’t work, we’ll be looking at a different medication. We’ll give it a few weeks. “And no doctor ever diagnosed you all through school?” She […]
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So, today Boo started 3rd grade! A few hundred thoughts race through my ADHD brain & every 3 or 4 are fighting to steal my happy. Luckily, I have so many of you reaching out to me, and just letting me know you like my blog gives me the energy to push back & tell […]
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