Poor Working Memory & ADHD

When many people hear that someone has ADHD (ADD) they immediately think of physical hyperactivity. I must admit, until I was diagnosed and began educating myself on the subject, I also thought that’s all that it was and that it was “outgrown”. Boy was I wrong! I was doing some reading today, and ran across […]

Brianna's Day 1 on Adderall

I gave Brianna 1 dose of Adderall this morning at breakfast just to test the waters to see how she was going to have any negative reactions to the medication. We talked about having her pay attention to her body and letting me know if anything felt weird or wrong or if anything hurt, etc. […]

December Review

It’s been a busy month here in our household. I was trying to squeeze in all my usual monthly client work into about 2 1/2 weeks so I could take these last 2 weeks of the month off (mostly). Then, of course, there are the other normal regular life things going on – PTA, Brianna’s […]

Adderall Day 1 End of Day

Well, it’s about a quarter til 10 at night and around 4:30 or 5:00 I started feeling tired and yawning a lot (I took my Adderall at about 9:30 – so about 7 hours). If I had taken it earlier in the day (around 6:30 when I normally get up), then taken my 2nd dose […]

Day 1 – 2 hours after – Adderall Update

Well, I took my first dose of Adderall this morning at around 9:30 (after I got back from picking it up at the pharmacy). It’s been about 2 hours and I am noticing I’m able to focus on what I’m doing more and not feeling that nagging feeling to “check on this” and “check on […]

Diagnosed with ADHD

I’ve been debating whether or not to post this as a public post or to keep it private. But, if you’re reading this you’ve probably figured out I decided to go ahead and make it public. Partly because I’m pretty open about just about everything and partly because you just never know who might read […]