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Jane D., a professional writer with ADHD in her early 40s, 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 and works near a big city on the West Coast.« Recent Blog Posts
Archives: April 2009
posted: Tuesday April 28th - 12:05pm
Lessons from a Toxic Friend
Increasingly, and in my typical ADHD fashion, I saw a pattern that I was falling for people—friends, bosses, and potential suitors—who ordered me around and treated me like a child.
posted: Monday April 27th - 12:57pm
At the Finish Line. What Now?
Adults with ADHD know to celebrate every accomplishment. Well, I crossed the finish line, literally and figuratively.
posted: Thursday April 23rd - 2:15pm
Dressing Down the ADDer
Say what you will about people with ADHD, young and old. But in times of adversity, we can still always kill them with kindness.
posted: Wednesday April 22nd - 12:25pm
ADHD and the Fear Factor
Each and every day, I am in constant fear that these symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder will cost me my job. It's happened before.
posted: Tuesday April 21st - 4:48pm
Can I Get a Dating Do-Over?
Coping with a breakup is never easy, but neither is getting involved with an attention-deficit adult.
posted: Wednesday April 15th - 11:25am
Tax Season for ADHD Adults: What Can Go Wrong?
Run late. Put it off. Start and don't finish. Lose the forms. Forget to mail. Anything that can possibly go wrong for the ADHD filer, does.
posted: Tuesday April 14th - 10:29am
The Best ADHD Traits
I am told it gets better: teaching kids, the stock market, the economic cycles, and even love. I have a tough time believing it, but that doesn’t mean I'll stop trying.
posted: Tuesday April 7th - 3:52pm
Scattered in the Pool
The job and my life are like Groundhog Day. The toxic thinking, that old feeling of being a failure: It’s creeping up.
posted: Tuesday April 7th - 9:57am
ADHD Sleep Deprivation
When you're an unemployed adult with attention deficit disorder, any efforts to reinvent yourself are never that simple.
posted: Saturday April 4th - 7:02pm« ADHD & the City's blog
I'm an ADHD Lifetime Original Movie
My life might be ideal television for the attention-impaired, but for the rest of you: Watching me on TV may lead to an increased risk for ADHD.
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