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Divorce, custody and ADHD
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Hi everyone,I'm currently going through a really ugly divorce. My mostly ex has accused me of some really ugly things but the biggest slap was when the judge said 1). I chose to be a stay at home mom…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Margaret Jul 13, 2013.

Divorce, custody and ADHD
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Hi everyone,I'm currently going through a really ugly divorce. My mostly ex has accused me of some really ugly things but the biggest slap was when the judge said 1). I chose to be a stay at home mom…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by RAY Nov 10, 2013.

Tolerant to Meds?
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I suspected long ago that I was ADHD but all the psychiatrists just wanted to treat my depression.  So I self-medicated with 2 pots of coffee a day and 6-8 cokes.  I have finally found someone who is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hank Edwards Jul 10, 2013.

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RAY replied to Dee caraballo's discussion Divorce, custody and ADHD
"I am sorry to hear this. I went thru hell in my divorce with my ex being a Licensed Clinical Psyhcologist (and Narcsisitic and Paraniod), the judge being brand new to the bench and not knowing Adminisistrative Law or the Law in general, her 5…"
Nov 10, 2013
Alex Williams replied to Dee caraballo's discussion Divorce, custody and ADHD
"I have a friend who dealt with something similar, only she has Aspergers. It was devastating for her. I'm sorry that you had to deal with this, and even more so that it's gotten that bad. "
Oct 14, 2013
Sel L replied to Dee caraballo's discussion Divorce, custody and ADHD
"I am so sorry (((hugs)))"
Aug 21, 2013
Margaret replied to Dee caraballo's discussion Divorce, custody and ADHD
"OMG!!!! If the only thing that you are medicated for is ADHD, then that is a ridiculous statement!!! You need to talk to your lawyer about appealing that decision."
Jul 13, 2013
Hank Edwards replied to Dee caraballo's discussion Tolerant to Meds?
"From what I've read, for people with temper issues, prescribing an anticonvulsant is a common addition to the normal psychostimulant. The Depakote that I took when I was a teen was probably what kept me out of prison. But, it really depends on…"
Jul 10, 2013
Dee caraballo replied to Dee caraballo's discussion Tolerant to Meds?
"I had forgotten about this post! Thank you for your responses. I decided to get off adder all. I was doing short and it was awful. Then I did XR which was much better but still had me clenching my jaw. I'm on Ritalin now. While not as…"
Jul 10, 2013
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Dwee replied to Dee caraballo's discussion Tolerant to Meds?
"My doc told me to take weekends off to avoid building a tolerance to Adderal.  I recently started the 20 extended release and one 10 short acting in afternoon instead of 2x a day of the 10 short acting because recently started having afternoon…"
Sep 17, 2012
Amy T replied to Dee caraballo's discussion Tolerant to Meds?
"Dee, Are you taking generic short acting Adderall?  It is evil!  I resorted to it when I was unemployed and it nearly ruined my life.  Adderall XR name brand always worked well for me, then I tried Vyvanse, also made by Shire.  I…"
Sep 17, 2012
doug puryear replied to Dee caraballo's discussion Tolerant to Meds?
"there can be tolerance to the meds, but i havent seen much of it.  if you read your note to yourself, it sounds like the medication is helping you a lot, but not in every way you would wish.  dr goodwin says ( i think he exaggerates a bit)…"
Aug 3, 2012
Dee caraballo posted a discussion

Tolerant to Meds?

I suspected long ago that I was ADHD but all the psychiatrists just wanted to treat my depression.  So I self-medicated with 2 pots of coffee a day and 6-8 cokes.  I have finally found someone who is willing to at least try so he started me off with 10mg of Adderall (by the way I'm 46), twice a day.  The first day I was shaky, but the second day the fog lifted and I felt like I could actually accomplish something.  I could concentrate and I could start a project and complete it without losing…See More
Jul 31, 2012
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