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Mary199
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Hi. You could be writing about me. I am 37 and my job and life are so out of control right now because I never get things finished and procrastinate so badly. I finally asked my doctor for a referral and went to a social worker for an ADHD evaluation. I was so afraid they’d tell me I didn’t have ADHD and was making it all up to get medication. He did diagnose me just yesterday, and now I need an appointment for medication with a doctor he recommended. I can’t wait to get started because I’m on the edge of failure, and I’m really hoping medication helps. I’m also afraid they will try to give me antidepressants to treat ADHD instead of stimulants, and I don’t want antidepressants, I want something that will help me quickly. I really need to get stuff done.

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