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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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Archives: September 2012

posted: Wednesday September 19th - 1:55pm

Snap On Your ADHD "Uppers"

My combo type ADHD has many facets. I summon them as needed.

Roggli Uppers Shoes
Last week I took an overseas trip to the Bavarian region of Germany and needed some good walking shoes. The older I get, the louder my feet protest at being squished, unsupported and generally abused for the sake of fashion. I've already acquiesced; I sorrowfully gave up high heels several years ago. But I've managed to avoid those "Really Ugly Shoes." Until now. A week before...
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posted: Tuesday September 11th - 12:05pm

Straight Talk on Suicide and ADHD

Hoping your ADHD will go away isn't the answer.

Linda Riggoli Blog Post photo
Results of a major research study, recently released, show that adolescent girls with ADHD are more likely to attempt suicide and to inflict injury on themselves than non-ADHD girls of the same age. The study, led by Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D. and published in the August edition of the online Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, reports that these tendencies show up more often in girls diagnosed with...
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