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Archives: February 2009
posted: Friday February 27th - 2:35pm
Do I Need an ADHD Support Group?
If I get to take one evening a month for myself, having it revolve around ADHD is not the way I want to spend it.
posted: Thursday February 26th - 12:33pm
Medicate Me, Please!
I’m rambling on like a sleep-deprived fool. Hey Doc, how about some meds for me, too?
posted: Tuesday February 24th - 10:47am
To paraphrase Ned Hallowell, ADHD drives some people to distraction. It’s driven me to unemployment.
posted: Monday February 23rd - 12:16pm
My Big Blowup
And the countdown to self-destruction continues: seven...six...five...
posted: Friday February 20th - 3:37pm
ADHD Parenting Cope-o-Meter
Lately, my ADHD parenting cope-o-meter has been hovering dangerously close to the “Danger: About to Self-Destruct” reading.
posted: Thursday February 19th - 10:19am
A Day in the Life of an ADHD Advocate
Between working with doctors on my ADHD daughter's medication adjustments and advocating for her special education, I spend a lot of time in ADHD-related appointments.
posted: Tuesday February 17th - 11:10am
The ADHD Fever Effect
As my daughter's temperature went up, her ADHD symptoms subsided--the fever effect made the ADD go away. For a few days.
posted: Monday February 16th - 11:06am
The Smell of ADHD Impulsiveness
Like many children with attention deficit, my ADHD daughter lets her impulsiveness get the better of her and it really stinks!
posted: Monday February 9th - 3:14pm
Medication Mix Up
Instead of treating my daughter's ADHD with Ritalin, I added a dose of stupidity.
posted: Thursday February 5th - 2:23pm
Why Can't I 'Fix' Her ADHD?
I know my daughter's not actually broken. But some days I just want a magic fix to make all the distractibility, impulsivity, and anxiety go away.
posted: Wednesday February 4th - 3:58pm
An ADHD Kid's Best Friend
Natalie's love fests with our family cat often end in nips and yowls. Yet, still, Smokey Joe comes back for more. Does he know?
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SuperBowl of No Impulse Control
This week's Top 5 ADHD-powered plays by my impulsive MVP, Natalie.
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