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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.

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Archives: January 2013

posted: Wednesday January 16th - 1:40pm

A New Year — and a New Crisis

Trouble surfaced just as the year began, this time in the form of blood. A few days before the New Year I noticed the Kool-Aid colored pee. At first I wondered if it was the cherry-colored energy drinks or the carrots-for-breakfast diet I’d had over the past month. The panic was a good thing because it spurred me to the hospital to get it checked out. The...
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posted: Wednesday January 9th - 11:15am

Uneven Cartwheels: My Mind in Motion

No sooner had I returned to the Asian city from the trip with the students than I started feeling restless again. The restlessness is familiar and yet uncomfortable. "Oh, no, not again," I think to myself as my mind spins and does uneven cartwheels. My work contract and visa officially end in June, but there seems to be some promising signs that both could be renewed, so...
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