ADD / ADHD Stories

I started the Living with ADD website back more than 15 Years ago. This was before there were social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. I started it as a way for people with ADD / ADHD to connect with each other for Support and Education. The Living with ADD Stories section became a HUGE…

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Kate Kelly

Last night the ADD / ADHD Community lost an amazing member of our community. Kate Kelly was a leader and pioneer in the Adult ADD / ADHD Community. Back in 1993 Kate Kelly along with her best friend Peggy Ramundo wrote the ground breaking book "You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!". This was…

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Healthy Eating and ADD / ADHD

This week my guest on ADHD Support Talk Radio was ADD Success Coach Dana Rayburn. Dana and I discussed the problems, challenges and solutions to eating healthy when you have ADD / ADHD. If you missed the live show Healthy Eating and ADD / ADHD you can listen to anytime in the ADHD Support Talk…

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Men with ADHD – Jim’s Story

I never fit in as a child in school. I was constantly beaten bullied and picked on. I asked for help over and over but nothing. My parents did not care that I was in the highest 1% in aptitude tests(verbal skills lagging behind, the only exception) and my grades were terrible all the way…

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Women with ADHD – Julie’s Story

I could not understand the cycles. I have so many interests and what I call "brief but intense enthusiasms," so I’d get involved in a variety of projects (all good things). I’d take on too many responsibilities in each area–sometimes just because I was good at it and desperately needed to feel good about myself.…

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Men with ADHD : Mike’s Story

I just finished reading the cover story on this site and he was quite a bit more well off than I was. I’m a 56 year young male who was diagnosed with Adult ADD only four years ago. So you can imagine the coping techniques I developed coming up in my childhood years, which were…

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Women with ADHD – Karen’s Story

I’m 29 and got diagnosed last year. After years of feeling like a failure and wondering why people who were nowhere near as smart as I was were getting degrees and great jobs and houses and cars, while I waffled along still living like I did at the age of 18, I ran across an…

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Men with ADHD : Greg’s Story

I’m 59 years of age. I have recently been diagnosed with ADHD. This was a great relief for me as it answered many questions that had puzzled me for my entire life. It was not until Psychiatrist no 4 that I was diagnosed. He was able to describe me and my behaviours in great detail.…

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Women with ADHD – Rhonda’s Story

Like so many of you, I was recently diagnosed with ADHD, at the age of 39. It answered a lot of questions for me about my childhood, and the way I lived my life up to that point. Let me try to explain, as my story will probably sound familiar, at least to a point.…

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Men with ADHD : Ryan’s Story

Im a 30 year old male, who has lived with ADD through all my life, and really am sick of it. Throughout my grade school years, I had trouble with focusing in on my teachers and couldnt help day dreaming. In the first grade I was a little ahead in math, but had trouble with…

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