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Jane D., a 30-something professional writer and student with ADHD, blogs about dating and relationships, working and losing a variety of jobs, and surviving and thriving with attention deficit, along with depression and anxiety. She lives, works, and studies in a big city on the East Coast.« Recent Blog Posts
Archives: February 2008
posted: Friday February 29th - 1:02pm
The daily routine feels like a straitjacket. Am I battling impatience—an ADD trait—or depression?
posted: Tuesday February 26th - 10:00am
An Un-romantic Getaway
Is it true that adults with ADD are attracted to the superficial and not very good at relationships in the long run?
posted: Thursday February 21st - 1:37pm
If he asked about my ADD meds, I would lie and say it was Tylenol. The diagnosis still feels like a mark of shame.
posted: Thursday February 14th - 5:06pm
Is there a dating site for ADDers? If not, some ingenious tech geek should launch one.
posted: Wednesday February 13th - 10:14am
A Cracked Plate
On a date, I called the man by the wrong name (What was his name?) It's a sign that I should pause and stop.
A bad case of senioritis, of a plate too full and about to crack once again. Last night, I tossed and turned in a fitful sleep. The roommate left for the left coast, and is visiting the folks. The apartment is now all mine again (I sound like a spoiled child, don't I?). However, the ADD self is resurfacing stronger than ever. A grand sign was...
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posted: Sunday February 10th - 7:56am
The ADD Brain Lady
I'm paying a shrink to listen to me and he almost falls asleep, making me feel as small as an ant.
posted: Friday February 8th - 11:35am
Chained to My Desk
I need a new gig for the ADD me. How can I sit in a cubicle and write for a business magazine when I can't figure out the tip for the waitress?
posted: Thursday February 7th - 4:50pm
Changing My ADD Ways
To prove that I'm not the world's worst listener, I avoid surfing the net and force myself to press the cell phone hard against the ear.
posted: Wednesday February 6th - 7:22am
My ADD eats into my love life, leaving me feeling empty and starved as Valentine's Day approaches.
posted: Monday February 4th - 10:02am« ADHD & the City's blog
When I share my ADD story, I waver between wanting sympathy and wanting none at all.
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