MY Personal ADHD STORIES

Welcome to my personal blog about life as a female with adult ADHD. I wasn’t diagnosed til I was 30 years old (I am 34 today). Since my diagnosis, I have have been on a constant journey to better my life by learning more about my diagnosis and how it affects so many pieces of my life. I hope my personal stories and insight can help you on your journey to becoming the best version of you.

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Oops I did it again… My struggle with ADHD and alcohol
No I didn’t play with anyone’s heart and get lost in the game. Instead I got too drunk and I am now stuck with the moral hangover of the century.

February 19, 2020

pregnancy ADHD anxiety
The Scary Reality of Being Pregnant with ADHD
As I am writing this I am 39 weeks and 5 days pregnant. That means my due date is in 2 days, for those of you not familiar with pregnancy

July 27, 2018

The emotional toll of ADHD
The emotional toll of ADHD and why no one talks about it
ADHD and Emotional Toll it takes on your life: Many people know that ADHD can affect a person’s behavior, temperament, and ability to function well in certain aspects of modern

July 14, 2018

Why I don't take ADHD medication
The reason why I don’t take ADHD medication
Is it necessary to take ADHD medication? I often hear this question tossed around. I don’t believe there is a  definite ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer. Whether a person feels they need to

July 10, 2018

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What causes ADHD? Are we born with it?
Although modern medicine has come a long way in terms of diagnosing, treating, and understanding Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, there still exists a lot of questions regarding the actual causes of

July 7, 2018

the Stigma Surrounding ADHD
The Stigma Surrounding ADHD – who should you tell?
I was diagnosed with ADHD three years ago, and among the MANY lessons I’ve learned since then, one of the most valuable has been learning to be cautious regarding whom,

June 27, 2018

The Struggles Being a Woman With ADHD
The Struggles of Being a Woman With ADHD
when I’m around other women I get nervous. I always feel like an outsider. It’s as if they all studied some manual on “how to be a woman in today’s

June 6, 2018

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Weight Lose vs. ADHD – A Never Ending Battle
It’s New Year’s Day, I wake up early, put on some leggings and an old t-shirt, and head to the gym. I’m really going to do it this year. I’m

May 22, 2018