Perception vs Reality

It’s amazing how you can have such a false perception of what’s really happening. Sadly, paranoia and ADHD go hand in hand because when you can think of endless possibilities sometimes the lines between reality and perception can get blurred. I may have taken for granted that I have the world’s best next-door neighbours, one of which includes my very best friend. Ever since I […]

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Overloaded

Somebody tapping their fingers on the desk….tap…..tap….tap!! A person blasting their music out of their car! What about being in a really crowded area with no clear exit? Or wooden cutlery in your mouth? Ok worse one….the feeling of a dry towel? I don’t know about you but these things seem to give me what I can only describe as a brain shake…it’s like me […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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