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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: April 2011
posted: Wednesday April 27th - 3:30pm
My Boyfriend Couldn't Stand My Symptoms, or The Story of My Valentine's Day Breakup
I wasn't sure if I was into him. And turns out he was sure he wasn't into me or my attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) symptoms.
The last time I wrote about relationships and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) on my blog was when I posed the question to you: "Is Mr.-Right-for-Everyone-Else Mr. Wrong for ADD Adults?" and you wrote very thoughtful answers. But, it turns out, I was beaten to the punch. Two months ago, on Valentine's Day, the pseudo-boyfriend opted out of a relationship with me. Since then, I’ve immersed...
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posted: Wednesday April 6th - 10:30am« ADHD & the City's blog
ADHD Medications: Can't Live With Them, Can't Live Without Them?
I've been taking Adderall again to help with my ADHD and anxiety and to regain control over my symptoms after making an embarrassing mistake that almost jeopardized my job. But the medication's side effects, which include nightmares and sleeplessness, are hard to handle.
I had another nightmare last night. I dreamed that I had married an abusive man and had two kids. After I shot him until he looked like a slice of Swiss cheese, he collapsed into the bathtub. The dream ended when, at the moment I thought he had died, his eyes flashed open. No, I haven’t been watching scary movies or reading thrillers lately. I am...
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