It’s OK to slip up or get off track every once in a while. I think it’s actually a good thing for people with ADD to have pitfalls. The trick is being able to get right back on on track. Getting back on track can be a huge challenge for many people with Attention Deficit Disorder.
I think one of the biggest things that gets in the way of getting back on track is that many people with ADD tend to beat up on themselves. Just realizing that we have actually gotten off track is a huge accomplishment in itself. Instead of beating ourselves up we really should be acknowledge that we have taken the first step. Next we need to forgive ourselves and try again.
Since many of us with Attention Deficit Disorder can be our own worst critics it may be beneficial to get support from others with issues like this. It could be a trusted friend or family member. This is also something that an ADD Coach can help with too.