The Future is Predictable?!?!

The Future is Predictable?!?!

Warning: This blog article contains a spoiler for Spiderman 3: No Way Home For my friends and family, this is probably one of my most irritating ADHD trait, given the fact that I tend to manage most of the symptoms quite well. However, no matter how hard I try I just can’t stop myself guessing the end to movies I watch and books that I […]

Read more
Little voice: Big Impact?

Little voice: Big Impact?

Ok so first things first, I don’t know if this an ADHD thing or just a me thing, but I’m willing to bet I’m not alone. Sometimes I can be in a situation or doing something where I am totally calm and have no need to fret, when out of no where I hear this little voice in my head say something totally annoying and […]

Read more
Out of Place Out of Mind!

Out of Place Out of Mind!

It has taken me 23 years of knowing I have ADHD for me to get a place where I am finally starting to understand how my brain operates. Lately I realised something which is really interesting and apparently fairly common among many neurodiverse individuals, not just ADHDers. The place I am in when it comes to what I should be doing makes a big difference […]

Read more
Man reading newspaper

ADHDers Rep-re-sent!

So one of the things I’m always interested to hear about and see, is how ADHD is represented in politics and also in the media, because I think these are the biggest influences in spreading awareness, but sometimes misconceptions. In terms of politics, did you know that there is an ADHD group in parliament? It’s called the All Party Parliamentary Group for ADHD? The only […]

Read more
Woman with ADHD holding head in hands

Thinking out of the Comfort Zone

This week I’ve been trying to figure out why every single time the school holidays roll around I feel like some kind of brain-dead zombie. I’ve tried to be kind to myself in this respect, because having had no biological children, I got thrown full force into parenting with no guidebook when I began fostering. Obviously, I do have some knowledge having worked with children […]

Read more
Late bloomers banner

No More

As the late bloomers of ADHD Series draws to a close, I just want to thank all the women who choose to share their story with myself and all the other people who may be out there struggling with ADHD in later life. It’s not easier to bare your soul, even if it is anonymously; you’re still worried about people’s reactions to what you’ve said, […]

Read more
A lack of sunlight is enough to make anybody miserable but it can also worsen the symtoms of ADHD

The SAD truth of ADHD!

Approximately 30% of people who have ADHD, also have something called SAD otherwise known as Seasonal Affective Disorder. In essence, it means that for six months of the year your mental health suffers and so in effect so does your ADHD. It’s been 5 years since I first discovered that I have this condition and in that time I’ve been finding out how and why […]

Read more