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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: September 2013

posted: Friday September 20th - 8:17am

Back to the Chaos of College

I'm going back to college, and slightly overwhelmed — this large university feels like a different planet.

On the open road - Jane D.
The great ADHD challenge starts now. After closing the chapter in Asia, after making a bi-continental move, I am back on a college campus again. It has been two decades since I was a freshman and a decade ago since I’ve been a student and I might as well be on Mars. The atmosphere never felt so strange and overwhelming. I am in the sunset of...
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posted: Thursday September 5th - 12:20pm

Bon Voyage, Bonne Chance

Saying goodbye, traveling
I am all over the place, packing and repacking luggage, surrounded by a mountain of stuff — clothes, greeting cards from loved ones, kitsch from travels — that I’ve accumulated over the past three years. “Moving is a moving experience,” I repeat like a mantra as I fold and stuff. In other words, this sucks. On the other hand, it's cause to celebrate. This stay is one...
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posted: Wednesday September 4th - 10:38am

My Life in Lists

Writing a list, to-do list
A new disease surfaced a couple of months ago sidelining my ADHD — this time breast cancer, albeit stage 0. I feel cursed and blessed. I’ve had the lump removed and am now going through a round of radiation. This is serious, so serious that I am not taking this too seriously (or trying not to). With the new illness, I have also transformed into a...
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