I am new to this forum. I am a 34 year old mother of 3 and I think I have ADD. I remember as a child getting "tested" because of some of the things I did accademically in school. I also know that growing up I had some problems understanding social cues and in college I needed to go to each professor after I was given an assignment to make sure I understood what was being asked of me (I did this after I completed one to many assignments wrong). I was able to make accommodation for all of my "issues" until I started to have to take care of my kids. Don't get me wrong I love being a mom and have a wonderful husband and family however I often feel like a hampster running on a wheel. My mind is always busy but my hands just don't seem to get things done. I want to organize and live by a schedule but no matter how hard I try it just dose not happen! I feel like if this is what is "wrong" if this is the missing pice and it can be fixed I will be able to live a "real" life!
Is it just me?
Submitted by Myles1677 on 07/12/2011.
I hear you!
Submitted by ellamenno on
It seems that life is fake-able, until the kids arrive and everything blows up in your face! I knew there was something wrong with me all my life, but didn't think it was really treatable with anything other than will power. I am now on Adderall and doing MUCH, MUCH better.
Talk to your doctor!!!
You called it, Ellamenno...
Submitted by YYZ on
I was BS-ing my way through life just fine, but after kids The downward spiral began. I love being a very involved dad, but after DD2 I was exhausted ALL the time. Diagnosed at the tender young age of 43, my life has completely changed. I am out of the ADD fog thanks to my Adderall.