Spreading ADD / ADHD Awareness

This past Tuesday evening Patricia Quinn, M.D. led an excellent teleclass about ADHD and Eating Disorders through ADDClasses.com. Towards the end of the call Dr Quinn took questions from participants of the teleclass. One of the teleclass participants was frustrated because the doctor she had taken her daughter to didn’t know how to treat ADHD…

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Dealing with Imperfection

Sari Solden wrote a great post the ADHD and Marriage blog about imperfection. When you get the chance go over there and read Embracing Imperfection, or "My Adventures with SLOPPY Joes" Sari’s post got me thinking about when my husband and I were first dating. I used to tell him all the time I that…

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Hate ADHD Women

I was just checking my blog stats again and came across another interesting search term. Okay, this term isn’t as interesting as ADHD Penis or Adult ADD and Porn but it caught my eye. Somebody found my blog post I Hate Reading Directions by searching for the term hate adhd women. So, of course I’m…

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The Gift of Tuning Out

Like many Adults with ADD I have that great gift of being able to tune out boring or unpleasant things. I used it while growing up in classrooms and then later when my parents lectured my about the fact that I really needed to try harder in school. While watching TV I almost always tune…

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When is soon?

As an Adult with ADD I know when "now" is and I know when "not now" is. I understand that later means sometime after "now". I have fairly decent idea of when 9:30 pm, 2:00 am and 1:45 pm are. What I really don’t seem to get is when "soon" really is. I guess it’s…

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Over 100 ADHD Awareness Members

In just over a month 100 people have signed up to help create ADHD Awareness. I am really excited to have reached 100 members before ADHD Awareness Day tommorow! Do you want to help create ADHD Awareness too? If so, stop by ADHD Awareness and help create the first ever ADHD Awareness Wiki!

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Enter the ADHD Awareness Contest!

As many of you know this Wednesday September 19th is the 4th National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day. In recognation of National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day I am running an ADHD Awareness Contest during the month of September. I am looking for some really creative ideas on how to create and promote ADHD Awareness.…

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ADHD Penis

I try to take a look at my the stats for my blogs on daily basis. Usually I don’t find anything too surprising. Most people are searching for typical ADD / ADHD related stuff. Yesterday I noticed that somebody found Your ADD / ADHD News using the search terms "ADHD Penis". Your ADD / ADHD…

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Time to Re-Evaluate Your Systems

We all have systems in place for getting things done. Some of our systems work better for us than others. Sometimes a system that once worked well doesn’t really work anymore. This is why it important from time to time to re-evaluate our systems. We need to find out what parts of the system are…

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I’m a bit Shopped Out

The women on my mother’s side of the family have always loved shopping. Shopping was one of my grandmother’s favorites things to do. When I was in my early 20’s caught a bit of the shopping bug too. Back then I wasn’t aware that I had ADD and that my shopping sprees were actually a…

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