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Linda Roggli was diagnosed with ADHD at 45 and writes about her midlife add-ventures with honesty and humor. As she searches for focus, happiness, and a place to put all her stuff, Roggli shares the job of being an ADDiva.

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posted: Sunday May 20th - 11:12pm

Beating the Birthday Blues

"As I grow older, I want to keep on being me. As long as my good health holds and my ADHD brain keeps whirring, I'll do just that."

Birthdays, schmirthdays! They've never held much emotion for me, positive or negative (with the single exception of Sweet Sixteen when I could finally drive). But Sunday will be different. On that day, I will have been been taking up space on this planet for six decades. Notice how carefully I sidestepped the actual number? It brings up a raspy lump in my throat and a shudder in...
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