Loving your “Symptoms”

April 25, 2014

ADHD is challenging. What can be most challenging is ADHD is often defined by a set of “Symptoms” which can be joyful but as well almost debilitating. These symptoms can seem like an excuse to some people. To us, it is reality. Some of the symptoms include… High mental/physical energy which can quickly change feeling […]

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Kindness VS truth…is there a fine line?

March 5, 2014

Oxford dictionary….Kindness: The quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. The truth : the real facts about something : the things that are true Now that we have established the difference between those two things, how can we use them as companions? Where do we draw a line between “Hurting someone” or “Telling the truth”? […]

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Giving people control

February 28, 2014

I had an experience last week in which I gave up my control. It is something I am working on as when you have ADHD, you often feel incompetent. It is almost easier to let everyone else control your life and tell you how to do it “right”. This way may not be right for […]

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ADHD and a future Mommy??? hmmm…

February 6, 2014

Having ADHD can be challenging! The hardest part is my husband and I determining us being parents soon. I think the biggest headache I have is this subject. As my biological clock is screaming BABY, my husband worries about a few subjects…most of all, basically two years with no concerta to aide me in my […]

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NON ADHD SPOUSE Working with their partner

January 12, 2014

Non-ADHD spouse, you have the hardest job ever and if you don’t think ADHD people notice this then I am sorry we don’t say it enough. Believe me, I brag about the wonderful husband I have often. I know the he does is great. I know that sometimes he wants me to help and I […]

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Decoration Blues

December 22, 2013

Seem the adventures of Stephanie and Michael continue. After going over to our friend Mark’s I felt a sense of peace. You see, I had left the religion of my parents…they think I am crazy. However, talking to my friend made me feel that there is no wrong decision in this case. I felt like […]

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Sleep and hyper-focus

December 21, 2013

Michael and I have been staying up far too late lately, and now I am realizing how it effects my moods. The biggest problem for me is not staying asleep, it is getting to sleep. I need to sleep more and I admit it. When you don’t sleep properly, you don’t understand things as easily […]

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Accepting What Is

December 19, 2013

It has been interesting week. my husband Michael has troubles saying I love you with words. Sometimes this can be really frustrating to me as I am very audio thus, depend on listening to understand what is going on. This can be most frustrating when one has ADHD as well! One because your brain picks […]

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Stress and The Validation Cycle

November 10, 2013

DANGER! Making people’s validation of you the only way you can gain self worth.  It is a process and a trap many people get into. If someone else isn’t praising you or telling you you’re not doing a good job, a person might think they are not worth anything. AH! STOP!This evaluating your own self […]

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