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.
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

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.
My kid was always “that kid.” You know the one: the biter, the hitter, the pincher.

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

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

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

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