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Douglas Cootey, a single father to four daughters, works hard to meet the challenges of managing depression, ADHD, and chronic motor tic disorders. He describes his frantic but fun-filled life surrounded by his loving daughters as a “living sitcom.”

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posted: Monday June 17th - 10:01am

ADHD and Adrenaline: Perfect Together?!

I’ve been late for my daughters’ teacher’s conferences; this time I was early—by a day.

Time Flies, ADHD and Time Management
Have you noticed that your ADHD penchant for careless mistakes increases depending on how rushed, panicked, or tired you are? There are times when an adrenaline rush gives me laser focus, but every once in a while — OK, fine, frequently — I miss a beat. Where I notice this most is when I quickly scan text when I’m in a hurry. Then I’m more likely...
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