Keeping my hands occupied improves my focus greatly; with a simple enough project, I can watch movies with my full attention, never looking down at the needles.

Mar 22, 2014 at 9:00am | 90 comments

how not to be a dick
People with ADHD have gotten the “why don't you just pay attention/try harder/get organized” speech by well meaning and not so well meaning strangers, friends and family members hundreds of time.
The older I get, the more extreme my absent-mindedness has become and I'm honestly starting to wonder if something is vaguely WRONG WITH MY BRAIN.
Many loved ones had names for my problem: Slothy Slothiness. Another Day in the Life of Disaster Girl. The Anna Show, Where the Rest of Us Can Only be Extras. The actual name for what I had was ADHD.

Oct 4, 2012 at 4:00pm | 159 comments

Or should I just keep handing him twenty dollar bills?
My kid was always “that kid.” You know the one: the biter, the hitter, the pincher.

May 9, 2012 at 9:00am | 116 comments

Oh, you don't take Adderall? Cool, then just forward on this link to the nine friends in your email address book that do.
Oh, like what you were doing at 4:45 AM this morning was SOOO much more productive!
I love power walks! But it's gross where I live.

Jun 16, 2011 at 9:02am | 0 comments