Yoo im out an im chillin free today jis wish i hadah girl doe.
Warning. Venting. This may get long. (ADHD is a very recent discovery for me.) I grew up really thinking my mom was one i could turn to when I had mental health issues. That she understood. Boy was i wrong! The crap she says about me...a severely depressed and anxious ADHD adult... Makes me want to cry on the regular. And when I recently started discovering my ADHD symptoms and trying to talk to her she just dismissed it. Oh, I was never hyper. I did good in school. I'm just too lazy. So these reasons i don't have ADHD. She will research any physical disease you may have until she knows more than the Drs. But this? Nope. I try to explain the signs and explain how it actually effects me... She tells me I'm just lazy. One day she just comes out "why do you care about this so much? What does it matter?" What does it matter? What does it matter that I'm finding out there's a real medical condition that explains why I'm so "lazy?" What does it matter that i could get some help and maybe finally fell like a functional adult? The rest of my family and most of my friends don't understand mental illness. I feel so alone! Like nobody understands me. I have nobody to talk to. I feel like I'm on my own with my mental health. It hurts so much! I'm so tired of pretending I'm ok, just so i don't have to listen to others bitch about it how it's all in my head or everyone has issues and I'm not special. I'm tired of being dismissed just because you can't "see" my illnesses. I'm tired of carrying all of this alone.
Something told me not to tell my dad i was diagnosed ADHD. He never understood mental health issues. But i time him anyway. My mistake. I really wasn't surprised when he said "you just need to change your thinking. Don't let them tell you your brain is broken." Let me tell you, this comes from the man who also said "you shouldn't be on antidepressants. Why would you want to take something that alters your brain chemistry?" 🤦 I just want to find support in my family! Ugh
My doctor is retiring and now I’ve gotta find someone who will prescribe vyvanse. Fun times.
If any one needs to talk about it I am here I have had it since I was 13 I am now 31 turning 32 on Sunday
Morning guys. So in a moment of madness i started writing about my sister. She was a stillbirth and i was there for her birth. She would have been 7 now. And this is what I’ve wrote so far…. Eliza Charlotte Rebecca Cox- My story I guess since you are reading this then you are interested in knowing the heartbreaking truth of what we went through on 14th May 2014. I’ll start with who i am and why I’m writing this. My name is Charlotte Burton and i am the big sister of the beautiful baby who came into this world sleeping her name is Eliza. And why am I writing this? Well lets begin from the start. I still remember the day my mum told me she was pregnant. I remember the excitement and wishing for this time its a girl as I already had 3 brothers. But i also remember being a bit sad in a silly immature way because I’m the oldest and at that time i was only 20 years old still trying to figure life out. And the only thing i did know was that i wanted my mum, and having another baby I’d be pushed to the back of the line for her attention. I mean I wasn’t needy i was just urm.. craving a lot of reassurance i was at that age of not knowing where my life was going and the only stability i had was my family. So to say i was scared of being pushed out when mum told us she was pregnant then yes i was feeling a whole lot of insecurities. But that all changed when for the first time mum found out the gender and came home and told me I’m finally going to have a sister. I mean i love my brothers but to have a sister that’s a whole different level. It’s weird a lot of siblings row about who’s wore an item of clothing or who stole their make-up or even used all their perfume. But i was excited for that! I finally was getting that chance for that to happen to me and I couldn’t wait, I remember telling mum I can’t wait for her to steal my things or for her to ask me to dress her or do her hair i was just so excited to finally have a sister to share everything with. And from the day i knew i was getting a sister my whole attitude changed i was probably over excited. Mum got so big in fact she got huge she definitely walked with a bit of a waddle! I remember the times i would come home from a night out a bit drunk. That’s a huge lie i was very drunk, and i would try sneak my drunken snack (obviously back then i loved a bacon sandwich) i remember quietly shutting the kitchen door getting the bacon and butter out the fridge and very very quietly getting the frying pan out. Mum was just above the kitchen and she had and still does have ears like an elephant!! So what should have taken five minutes too make actually took a drunk and trying to be quiet me fifteen minutes to make. Oh and seeing that beautiful masterpiece i had just cooked without getting caught made it even more mouth watering. I had cleaned the kitchen and turned off the kitchen light and very quietly shut the kitchen door, i was now making my way slowly and quietly into the living room. I’d only got past the bottom of the stairs that was next to the living room door, when i heard a voice from the top of the stairs without even having eye contact say “Charlotte what’s that you’ve got?” At that moment I’d realised that my mum not only has hearing like an elephant, but also has a hooter better than a sniffer dog. I slowly turned and looked up at her looking down at me from the top of the stairs, i did try hide my food behind my back. Then she came out with “baby is hungry” how could i refuse. She won i give her my bacon sandwich and i ended up with a ham and mayonnaise sandwich.
I’ve finally gotten an ADHD therapist after I have burned down a ton of bridges and have lost a few friends. I’m probably at my lowest right now but it looks like this is what finally broke the camel’s back for me to get the non-medication help that I need. Hopefully I can cope with the anxiety that I’ve accumulated from this and that I could work on my many pervasive ADHD symptoms.
How’s everyone today
Hey soo, I’ve never actually been diagnosed with ADHD, but I’m seriously starting to feel like it may be the dominant cause for a lot of my behavior/emotional problems? I’ve tried relating it to dissociation, but I don’t have blank spaces in my memory. It’s like a chronic daydreaming and separation from the present, often imaginary social scenarios that I live out and feel. I fixate on thought experiments and language, and on the difficulty of self expression. Almost all of my drawing/painting is repeating lines/patterns, I fidget with my hands when I’m thinking/processing.. If I try to read a book I go over the lines without internalizing what they say
Does anyone else have this problem when reason? It’s like you’re reason a sentence and then suddenly your eyes shift to a completely different sentence. It could be a sentence father ahead of the book or behind where u were. And then u have to find where u were again, and then your eyes do it again. This is why it takes me forever to read a page bc my eyes won’t focus.
I believe my step daughter has adhd, she’s going to be 5 very soon and she reminds me a lot of my sister whom has adhd. I personally don’t know how to deal with her when she has a few of her adhd situations. I want to be a good step mom but I don’t know how to with this. My sister I grew up with so I learnt how to talk to her, but I don’t remember when we were children and how my mom delt with her lack of focus and a few other things. If anybody knows tips to help raising a child with adhd please message me!!! She has not been tested yet, but everything my sister went through makes me strongly believe she has it
"Procrastination will make you stressed because you feel the burden of the thing that you have not done, but you must do, therefore, leading to increased anxiety and stress which negatively impacts your mental health." Vanessa Gebhardt
My gf has adhd… she is very difficult to live with with & without her meds.. she started around 2years ago drinking more than just “casual “ she isn’t nice to me.. i don’t like the drinking but she thinks it’s coping with her “bad day” please help me … if i give up like I’ve been saying she claims it’s not frighting but i don’t think i have the patience to deal with adhd & alcoholism
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So I have started a job a few months ago which is my dream job. I began to struggle with organisation and keeping up with tasks. I then got a diagnosis for dyslexia. But I know I’m my heart that this is far more than dyslexia. I think I may have ADHD because I’m unable to concentrate I zone out so much, always daydreaming, low self esteem, always in edge and fidgety, issues with consistency, major procrastination issues, poor time management and disorganisation. It’s really impacting my daily life. I’m 24
I’ve made group on here about the 16 Myers Briggs personality types. If u know your personality type, or want to know feel free to join or message me for an invite.
I’m so grateful for this community I don’t know what I’d do with out you guys❤️
Anyone have any experience with micro dosing ketamine/LSD and or other adhd medications. I need help and would appreciate any in put. Love you guys 💙
Why does my ADD make me do stupid shit and I Refuse to call it ADHD cause that’s not what it is.
it’s a bunch of Dumbass doctors who don’t know the difference and won’t find the difference so they call it one thing.
Also any one who ignorant enough to correct me step off.
i just started on vyvanse 30mg saturday as im in hospital and yesterday i went to my work (cause theyre still waiting for me) to get some food and it was great for 1:30 hours until i crashed at 3pm.. told my psych and he said nothing about upping my dose or anything is he being a dick or going by the rules of the stimulants?
I have a group on here for those who know/want to know their Myers Briggs personality type. Lmk if u wanna join!
One year from being a 80s baby i still have adhd
I love you all hope u find a friend like me
im on stimulants for adhd and its been working wonderful i had one day off cause i woke up too late to take it and holy shit i dont know how i was living like that all my bad thoughts came back and all the rest of adhd symptoms but its been making my heart race a lot now my normal bpm is like 120 and i know its not good but im scared to tell my psych cause i dont want him to take me off of it i know there are other options but ive finally been okay and i dont wanna go thru a trial of stimulants or whatever and feel like shit again i have a beta blocker which essentially slows down your heart and its been good ive been taking it pretty much everyday cause in the morning while in bed my heart has been 140bpm but just now realised ive been having an allergic reaction to the beta blocker so yea i truly dont know what to do i just dont want to be shit again
Just starting to up my dosage of Vivanx from 30mg to 60mg. It’s been a long road to diagnosis of adhd. I also deal with heavy heartedness and sensitivity. Mostly a lot of fear and guilt. The stimulants are life saving, and when I started medication it was like night and day. But I am worried up the sadness and worry that may be extra side effects. Can anyone relate? How do you balance?
Sensory issues have been big lately to where they are noticeable when usually they aren’t. Sometimes wish I could just be normal
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