Have you ever wondered what this REALLY

Have you ever wondered what this REALLY is? Everyone can find themselves at times fitting into several of these situations, feelings, etc. But someone suffering from ADD/ADHD finds themselves fitting into almost all of these and at almost ALL times.
I once had someone mention that my day without meds was no different than a day for her as a single mom with 5 children. Think about that. Someone who is single with 5 children is what it’s like for me by myself. . . all the time. . .every day. Don’t discount what’s going on inside the brain of an individual with ADD or ADHD. You know how the room looks when you’ve had a sleepover with lots of kids? You’ve probably even said something along the lines, “This place looks like a tornado hit it. You need to clean it up.” Well, that’s what the brain of someone with ADD & ADHD looks like. . . ALL THE TIME, and it’s hard to figure out what to place where.
The “average” individual can easily organize his thoughts or even his actions. I can’t. I have to intentionally think through HOW to do my job that I’ve done every day for more than 10 years. I have to intentionally think through how to clean my home. I have to take longer to write something I want to say so I can say it correctly & in a way that makes sense to everyone else. I’ve had issues with family members who push me to have a long important conversation late at night and don’t understand why I just can’t. Late at night is the worst time to try to talk about important issues with someone who’s brain has probably worked more in that day than most people’s do in a week. It needs rest. I can think through my thoughts and organize them better if I can write them down rather than speak. http://ow.ly/qVTpV


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