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walkwithfarmgirlMemberApril 26, 2013 at 1:44 pmPost count: 22
My boyfriend hasn’t been diagnosed as ADHD but, as my son has been diagnosed, I am familiar with the various symptoms and types and I strongly suspect that my BF is: he has a dreadful time trying to organize his pills (for various other ailments)–does anyone else put pills in a weekly organizer box and then mysteriously end up with pills two days in advance gone but the beginning of the week still there?
Thanks.REPORT ABUSEMarch 1, 2011 at 3:59 pm in reply to: Women w/ ADHD Inattentive Type – anyone out there? #101336
walkwithfarmgirlMemberMarch 1, 2011 at 3:59 pmPost count: 22
Adrienne508: Neither did I realize it was an ADD thing. I always thought that I just had problems dealing with conflict, often reduced to shaking, blank thinking and wiggling chin.
It’s such a relief to hear/share with others that this is in their lives too.REPORT ABUSE
walkwithfarmgirlMemberFebruary 17, 2011 at 2:44 amPost count: 22
Just the other day I had to deliver several letters to the post office. I had left one envelope open and penciled a note on it to buy a a money order and insert it before mailing. I read the note and put the letter back in my purse so as not to inadvertently mail it with the others. At the counter I bought the money order and a next day envelope for a second letter and then panicked. I had mailed all the letters at the other end of the counter!After explaining my faux-pas, the clerk and I ransacked the mail bin for the letter to no avail.In a last ditch effort to recover from my panic, I checked my purse and noticed it there (of course I’d forgotten). As I apologized profusely to the clerk and she grumbled at me, I grabbed my purse, by the bottom, and everything dropped all over the floor. At this point I was bright red with blushing. And then she had to enter the debit machine info again because it timed out. I kid you not.REPORT ABUSE
walkwithfarmgirlMemberFebruary 17, 2011 at 2:21 amPost count: 22
I’m with Rick! Where are we meeting for ice cream??!!!REPORT ABUSE
walkwithfarmgirlMemberFebruary 13, 2011 at 11:17 pmPost count: 22
BlackADDer– 28 is way to young not to go back to school; My mom started her B.A. when she was 65! And at 54, I hope to go back and do another degree in something I LIKE THIS TIME! Not that I didn’t like the last subject but it certainly made making a living more difficult.
So YOU GO!! if you want to go.REPORT ABUSE
walkwithfarmgirlMemberFebruary 13, 2011 at 10:07 pmPost count: 22
Haven’t been diagnosed yet but, by watching the movie and reading a LOT of books on it, it seems crystal clear to me that I am ADDed too. And I’m 54! Never understood how my life was so off track all the time and why the worst options I could choose were always the ones I ended up with. How I was always told how intelligent, personable, charming, etc and how I ended up not getting to the goals I wanted to attain. On Ritalin now to come out of a major depression and I can’t believe how much clearer my mind is already and how much I’ve gotten done in the last month and a half.
Welcome to Punapaul!! You are home!!!REPORT ABUSE
walkwithfarmgirlMemberFebruary 12, 2011 at 8:59 pmPost count: 22
That would be a great idea…I’m there when it happens!REPORT ABUSE
walkwithfarmgirlMemberFebruary 11, 2011 at 10:46 pmPost count: 22
I’m with you Filmbuff1984–after years of my daughter loving WHAM music–I’ve learned to really appreciate Wake me up before you go go– It makes me so happy!REPORT ABUSE
walkwithfarmgirlMemberFebruary 11, 2011 at 10:43 pmPost count: 22
I totally get what you all are saying: I’ve been on Ritalin for a month and a half now, with just having started a higher dose of 15mg going on 20 in 4 days and I marvel at the difference it has made to my thinking. I always do 25 things at the same time but now find myself noticing this behaviour and being able to stop, re-focus and finish one thing first. Still have many projects around the house waiting but I’m amazed at how calm I feel going about the day.
The only thing is the fatigue that I suffer from is camouflaged and I tend to overdo things and then hit a wall for 2 to 4 days of feeling absolutely lifeless. I hope this will improve but it sure is frustrating at times.REPORT ABUSE
walkwithfarmgirlMemberJanuary 1, 2011 at 9:27 pmPost count: 22
You have inspired me to go back to a spreadsheet this year…the slips of paper all over the house don’t seem to be working for me.REPORT ABUSE
walkwithfarmgirlMemberJanuary 1, 2011 at 7:54 pmPost count: 22
Fernando and Sylvie–I totally get what you are talking about: I too suffer from debilitating fatigue that comes out of nowhere and interferes with planning my days. With the Ritalin that I just started to boost the effects of the Cymbalta that I’m on for depression I notice a slight difference in my energy patterns (I’m not yet diagnosed but everything in the movie, this site and what I’ve read fits me to a “T”). I get so discouraged sometimes because a lot of people seem to think I’m just making excuses but it is a very physical reality when it happens. I’ve noticed to that, for the first time in my life, it feels like the fog is lifting a bit and that life seems to be clearer. And that’s such a relief I just break down in tears.REPORT ABUSEJanuary 1, 2011 at 7:21 pm in reply to: Finding direction sucks when you don't have a compass #92426
walkwithfarmgirlMemberJanuary 1, 2011 at 7:21 pmPost count: 22
Mark s–“Hey does anybody else find it easy to do the hardest things for other people, totally rearrange your schedule but can’t be bothered to do anything for yourself? ” Totally get this–any crisis and I become the rock of Gilbraltar, but trying to get the courage to switch to an unorthodox career that I would love, well, I’ve been struggling with working well below my capacity and talents all my life.
It’s reassuring to know that I am not the only one in this world who’s like this.REPORT ABUSE
walkwithfarmgirlMemberDecember 27, 2010 at 3:12 amPost count: 22
Clamdigger-I’ve been trying to figure out how to sell my art…how do you do it? My sister and I grew hundreds of herb seedlings for a couple of years and sold them from a driveway (quite successfully). But I realize now that I absolutely have to get out of an office environment. I just keep getting sick every few years from the stress.Any help?REPORT ABUSE