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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 2009
posted: Thursday February 26th - 2:17pm
The ADDer's Drop-Off at the Pharmacy
A medication mix up becomes a new chore on the long and useless task list.
posted: Thursday February 26th - 12:00pm
Desperately Seeking Stimulants
Health-care reform that helps an uninsured, unemployed adult with attention deficit disorder (read: me) foot the bill for COBRA? A small relief for what ails the ADDer.
posted: Monday February 23rd - 12:07pm
How Not to Lose Your Job When You’ve Got ADHD
Balance work, the hobbies, the symptoms of adult attention deficit. Simple as that. I think.
posted: Thursday February 19th - 7:01pm
Inside the Mind of the Thirtysomething with ADHD
What are single women with attention deficit disorder really chasing?
posted: Wednesday February 18th - 8:07pm
A Passion for Water, Through Attention Deficit Disorder
It is not enough to stay afloat and to rest. A job loss, an adult ADHD diagnosis, a failed relationship: There is one life to live, so fly.
posted: Friday February 13th - 3:04pm
Sylvia Plath Fantasies Laced with ADHD and Irony
What does a person do when they’ve hit bottom?
posted: Thursday February 12th - 7:22pm
Attention Deficits That Hold Up the Job Hunt
Most adults with ADD can spend the day doing nothing, simply because that’s how the mind with ADD works: it dithers, it drifts.
posted: Wednesday February 11th - 8:19am
Adult ADHD, trouble sleeping, winter blues. There are no excuses, and, sometimes, you have to stick to your gut.
posted: Friday February 6th - 10:23am
Jobless, and Slipping From Reality
Being laid off means entering a new world and starting over. Is this how ordinary people—with or without adult ADHD—live?
posted: Monday February 2nd - 11:05am« ADHD & the City's blog
Online Dating and the ADD Buddy System
I made the most of being jobless in January. Dated, drafted a resume, and partnered with a woman who has ADHD.
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