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    Blurting things out………..

    I can see the words leaving my mouth and I am hopelessly trying to suck them back in like spaghetti before anyone sees or hears them!

    Sometimes it’s like there is no brain involved at all!

    Help!

    If I am overstimulated or somewhere really boring…Oh Man! Tape my mouth shut! I can’t stop! It’s almost involuntary!

    Anybody else find this?????

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    Is that you, Rob Ford???

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    Busted!

    LOL!

    That should be my new nickname!

    ROFL!

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    It does explain a lot about him, doesn’t it?

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    Methinks we have another one to add to our club! Welcome!

    Had to phone a friend today and just check that I had not offended him by our previous conversation. TMI as usual…

    I feel like I’m in a twelve-step program for ADHD (heavy on the ‘H’) and have to perpetually keep making amends.

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    @Larynxa: HAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Poor Ford. The neat thing about him though is: what you see is what you get. I like that.

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    Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD
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    This is the story of my life. Blurting things out. And interrupting.

    Part of it is not listening, I think. That’s always a challenge for me.

    Cause I figure what I have to say is so interesting. (BLUSH)

    I’m so eager to get my thoughts in, my brilliant ideas, that I cut people off.

    The blurting things out loud is not nearly as bad as it used to be. Of course for me, it was making a joke at the wrong time. Often cause I was uncomfortable and needed to break the tension. Oh man, did that backfire now and then. Funerals and wedding were the worst.

    At Christmas time there are five or six of us, all the guys in the family, who get going and after a while the women are in the other room having an actual conversation about things. And missing out on our brilliant torrent of ideas. Hmm. And yet they don’t seem upset.

    The solution for me is to just take a deep breath and actually focus on listening. On asking questions.

    If I keep doing that, I’m golden.

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    My last blurt out experience was yesterday when I told a long lost acquaintance I bumped into that I just found out that I have ADD and so does she and ……. and ……….. and then proceeded to tell her every detail of my life. Afterward I emailed her and apologized for overbabble and saying that she had ADD too. She cant’s, because she remembers every detail of every conversation we ever had and I don’t even remember having the conversation! Like, where was I (like usual?)

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    That is one part that I just can’t stand about myself. Keeping my mouth shut. But the meds are helping with my listening skills.

    I decieded the only people that can handle me is another adhd”er. is that how you would spell that.. I ran into a women that told me I needed the lord that he can help if I believe in my lord and me. Well that didn’t go over to well, we were in Tim Horton:s and we had a good talk about it. In the end I told her she didn’t know what she was talking about. And she was an retired shool teacher.

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    Maybe it’s related to the blanking. Something “brilliant” pops into our heads and we need to get it out there before we forget it. When I’m on the phone, I sometimes jot these things down and give it a moment before I say them. That doesn’t work well live and in person socially though.

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    I get flashes of absolute brilliance and then they’re gone! Like lightning through my brain…..

    But I MUST blurt them out before these pearls of wisdom are lost forever to the cosmos!!

    (Or that’s how I feel, anyway..the other person probably thinks.. ‘There she goes again.blah blah blah..’)

    My ADHD friends and I seem to be on the exact wavelength. When we interrupt each other, the coversation zigs and zags and is much more fun!

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    Well I was trying to keep my mouth shut will the Dr for ADHD was talking about his boating experince and all I could think why is he talking so slow how long is this appointment going to be,how much time will their be left for me to talk to him, by the end of his story I couln’t repeat any of it . Because I sit there with my lips tight together and my eyebrows almost touching p.s my concentration look, at the end of it all he said he said I look like I had a hard time understanding him. But all I could think is why is he talking so slow.

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    Maybe he was testing your ability to concentrate and to sit still and listen. He’s a trained specialist, so he knows what to watch for, including ways that a person with ADHD tries to hide it.

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    I never thought of it that way, no wonder people think I’m pissed off when there talking to me. I’m going to have to work on a new concetration look I went and looked at myself to see what my concentration look, looked like I’m going to have to work on that one. It wasn’t good . clamdigger

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    boy i tell all of you with all your post . its like you have all known me all my life .some of the people that i used to work with would ask me how i come up with some of the things i say ,simply brilliant. the problem was that by the time they were asking i had moved on and ofcourse forgoten what i had just said. this one young guy that i worked with most of the time always told me as he put it “he sould be righting this shit down” then go on to say he should right a book. i guess its like open pit mineing with my mouth lots of words coming out but you have to dig the the good stuff. clamdigger peple inclueding my wife and kids allways look at you like some thing is wrong . yet it has taken me along time to learn to read that in my family i do feel sorry for the ones that dont know me so well.

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