Anyone else here give up easily on things? I lose interest in almost everything I try, whether it’s the GMAT, a hobby, etc. How to motivate yourself and stay positive at the same time?
Have you ever gotten in trouble at work for your ADHD tendencies? If so, what were the repercussions & how did you handle?
Has anyone tried Keto and experienced a improvement in ADD symptoms? I’m really trying to get off medication at some point. I’ve tried exercise, but need more. Thanks! :)
Anyone else literally waste sooooo much time bouncing thoughts around in their brain tryna zero in on one
Think I left my laptop at a clients site. Ugh!! I won’t be back there for 3 weeks. I really hope it’s still there when my coworker goes in tomorrow!!
Impulse bought planner tailored to my “brain type” lol. Goes with an app. Planning stresses my ADD brain and this actually is laid out in a way that makes sense to me so will give it a shot https://projectevo.org
On 15mg adderall xr daily for ~1yr. When I’m consistent with it, i notice i lose things less and am a bit more organized, but don’t feel more energized/focused. Should i try something else?
Anyone else find that creative thinking tasks i.e. brainstorming / issue diagraming are harder on medication? Recently started adderall and noticed that I can’t rattle off ideas as quickly now
Finally went to therapy and got diagnosed but considered about jumping on medication so focused on doing CBT to see if I can manage. Any success stories using CBT before turning to medication?
My brain has been scaring me lately with the inability to make decisions, impulsivity I can’t control, and amount of energy I need to be able to concentrate on something. I am not diagnosed but want..
Anyone here with impulse problems? I’m really bad with shopping if it’s a pressured/incentivized situation. Also with eating... I know I need to stop eating crap but always end up giving in (CONT.)
I need some help from fellow fishes. Lately I have not been able to concentrate on one thought. My girlfriend pointed out that I spoke about four unrelated topics in 5 minutes of meeting her. Contd
Any female ADHD Consultants here? I’ve never been diagnosed but have a bit of suspicion. From what little research I’ve done, seems much harder to diag in women since there’s no clear phenotype.
So I KNOW I have ADD maybe ADHD...my parents told me just recently I was diagnosed in third grade but they didn’t want to give me medicine but I struggle a lot with paying attention or remembering...
If you had to chose another career, what would you do and why? Personally I’d love to start my own newborn and wedding photography / videography business. Think it would align quite well with...
Just got written feedback from my manager which overall was good, but they kept mentioning about my inability to think about what I say before it comes out. I’m an incredibly impulsive ADHDer, not...
Oh my gosh I’ve been looking for a group like this! No one in my support network at work understands a fudging thing about ADHD and it’s infuriating. Im based in the UK and it’s so difficult to...
I’m most comfortable with moving around places to sit / changing my posture at work e.g. 3 hours spent at standing desk then the next on the couch. I just wonder how ADHD ppl work on client site...