If you don't mind me asking... What are the natural alternatives you've used? I've not been taking meds for almost a year and a half and feel like I'm just spinning my wheels all while being miserable.
"I had a Pituitary adenoma removed last year that was affecting, among several other things, my sleep. Apnea is a common symptom of Pituitary adenoma. I had off the charts levels of growth hormone that was being produced by the pituitary tumor.…"
"SECOND TRY: it didn't take my edit, that I can see
RE BACKWARDS: Basically, you don't put down what you WILL do, you track what you just DID. Number them and cross them out, just as you would if you wrote today's list…"
"TO ALL THE GUYS:
There is a book with a provocative title, "How to Live Long Enough to Live Forever" by Ray Kurzweil -- Mr. K - he cites NUMBERS, btw, and BOY HOWDY do I agree with the "we know us better than anyone"…"
"It's one of mine - ADD coaching "to-do" technique, explained to Mr. K. somewhere on this page.
SORRY - I *still* don't know how work this site work the way I think it's going to work. ::groan:: So posts I…"
What a great response! (They all are, thank you).
Well, the testosterone saga has taken a strange turn. I went to see the endocrinologist and I went for more specific blood tests. This time, I went two hours earlier to have the blood…"
""I cannot get my doc to test" INFURIATES me - he gets PAID - ergo, he works for YOU -- your employee, not your parent. I hate to hear stuff like this!
You've prob'ly tried everything to get HIM to send you - but have you tried…"
"Mr. K, MrsHM (and anyone reading ANYthing I post on this site) -- Up front: I don't want to come across as a know-it-all, or to discount personal insight, please understand that.
I have been studying ADD for over 20 years now…"
"OMG! I am your long lost twin brother! :)
No seriously, you have described my life to a T. I think I found part of my answer in a book by Seligman entitled "Learned Optimism." I am a PESSIMIST! Have been all my…"
"Thank you all for your kind and insightful words. It is all helpful. It is a very reassuring thing to know that such a group of people is so close at hand. I'll be sure to post an update soon. Goodnight.
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Writer's Doubt is not specifically about ADHD. It is about how I, with ADHD, overcame doubt and became a prolific writer. For anyone who has ever felt doubtful about what they are capable of.
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