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.
adhd
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.
in

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

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

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

crochet
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.
in

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

chores
Or should I just keep handing him twenty dollar bills?
add
I love power walks! But it's gross where I live.
in

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

adhd
Oh, like what you were doing at 4:45 AM this morning was SOOO much more productive!
adderall
Oh, you don't take Adderall? Cool, then just forward on this link to the nine friends in your email address book that do.