View Full Version : ADHD maybe ?


MikeeBond007
11-08-16, 02:16 AM
And so I think I have ADHD because I always feel uneasy. I mean I am having a hard time to concentrate on things. Like whenever I talk to someone I tend not to listen on what he or she is talking about because I get distracted with the details on his or her face. Like I would focus on the eyes nose on the skin on the mole or to whatever that I think is noticeable to her physical apperance. There are also sometimes I get distracted with little noise or even just with random insects flying around. And whenever I try to focus on something like if I try to read a study for my thesis I always find myself reading the study but not comprehending the study I am reading because what happens is that while i read there are a lot of thoughts running on my head that is not really related with what I am rading. I try hard though to focud but it seems like this inattentiveness of me is really a huge challenge for me as it already affects I think, my comprehension on things. I cannot follow directions due to I am so distracted with a lot of things whenever I am given direction. I tend to forget things or miss things because my mind is floating somewhere daydreaming all the time. I am so affraid that his attitude of mine will affect my future. I am afraid that my future employers will get disappointed to me because I cannot get a simple direction and my response to the as of why is that because my mind is wondering always and I cannot control it because it happens instant like it voluntarily happens. I do not insist it to happen. Its like in my everyday life it is already part. The moment I woke up in the morning my mind will automatically starts to wander. I would do quirky things infront of the mirror and stuff. Before I take a bath I first stay inside the bathroom doing crazy stuff like talking to myself. It takes me at least 15 mins or 5 mins before taking a bath. I dont know if this is something or what. But I really have a huge feeling that this is might ADHD. Though growing up I am not really that hyperactive because I was a quite kid before. But since I was a kid Ive been daydreaming a lot. Like in elementary one comment y teachers would say is that I am a quiet child. I just sit in one place and think of a lot of things. My mother would say the same as well about me. She would say that she did not encounter any problem raising me because I was a quiet child whenever I was asked to stay in one place I would stay there forever until my mother come back. But while waiting my mind is floating to another world. And now that I am an adult some things have change, though my mind still floats somewhere ALWAYS, unlike before, I cannot stay anymore in one place whenever I am asked to. I have always this urge to go somewhere else because my attention really shortens. I cannot wait for the train to come. I would walk back and forth just to entertain myself. But there are also times where I can wait forever but as usual while I wait my mind is wandering around somewhere. One more thing, aside from my inanttentiveness i am also having a problem organizing things. Like I want to be 'organized'. I hate disorganized !! But i have this complaint to myself that I have been complaining since I started college: I already have bought planner, organizer, I have tried to rundown all the things I need to accomplish in one day and yet I still cannot accomplish something ): Whenever I try to organize my schedule I always get confused like thoughts will come to my mind like is this thing I am doing right? But what if something blah blah.

Last week I visited the doctor to consult about it because I am already starting to worry that my inattentiveness might be something. However, I do not think so the doctor was that helpful because after the nurse checked me and she saw that everything was normal to me she just said that I should change my lifestyle. I am not so sure if my lifestyle has something to do with my inattentiveness. Or maybe its has. But I am trying my best to focus!! But I guess my attention in focusing is just really short that after some minutes my mind will automatically starts to wander again. So I just wanted to know if you guys are experiencing the same thing with me. Or what are you thoughts ((:

P.S- My mom has ADHD. ;)

sarahsweets
11-08-16, 05:02 AM
And so I think I have ADHD because I always feel uneasy. I mean I am having a hard time to concentrate on things. Like whenever I talk to someone I tend not to listen on what he or she is talking about because I get distracted with the details on his or her face. Like I would focus on the eyes nose on the skin on the mole or to whatever that I think is noticeable to her physical apperance. There are also sometimes I get distracted with little noise or even just with random insects flying around. And whenever I try to focus on something like if I try to read a study for my thesis I always find myself reading the study but not comprehending the study I am reading because what happens is that while i read there are a lot of thoughts running on my head that is not really related with what I am rading. I try hard though to focud but it seems like this inattentiveness of me is really a huge challenge for me as it already affects I think, my comprehension on things. I cannot follow directions due to I am so distracted with a lot of things whenever I am given direction. I tend to forget things or miss things because my mind is floating somewhere daydreaming all the time. I am so affraid that his attitude of mine will affect my future. I am afraid that my future employers will get disappointed to me because I cannot get a simple direction and my response to the as of why is that because my mind is wondering always and I cannot control it because it happens instant like it voluntarily happens. I do not insist it to happen. Its like in my everyday life it is already part. The moment I woke up in the morning my mind will automatically starts to wander. I would do quirky things infront of the mirror and stuff. Before I take a bath I first stay inside the bathroom doing crazy stuff like talking to myself. It takes me at least 15 mins or 5 mins before taking a bath. I dont know if this is something or what. But I really have a huge feeling that this is might ADHD. Though growing up I am not really that hyperactive because I was a quite kid before. But since I was a kid Ive been daydreaming a lot. Like in elementary one comment y teachers would say is that I am a quiet child. I just sit in one place and think of a lot of things. My mother would say the same as well about me. She would say that she did not encounter any problem raising me because I was a quiet child whenever I was asked to stay in one place I would stay there forever until my mother come back. But while waiting my mind is floating to another world. And now that I am an adult some things have change, though my mind still floats somewhere ALWAYS, unlike before, I cannot stay anymore in one place whenever I am asked to. I have always this urge to go somewhere else because my attention really shortens. I cannot wait for the train to come. I would walk back and forth just to entertain myself. But there are also times where I can wait forever but as usual while I wait my mind is wandering around somewhere. One more thing, aside from my inanttentiveness i am also having a problem organizing things. Like I want to be 'organized'. I hate disorganized !! But i have this complaint to myself that I have been complaining since I started college: I already have bought planner, organizer, I have tried to rundown all the things I need to accomplish in one day and yet I still cannot accomplish something ): Whenever I try to organize my schedule I always get confused like thoughts will come to my mind like is this thing I am doing right? But what if something blah blah.
The key with adhd is symptoms must have been present before the age of 12 and impair your life in 6 or more ways in 2 or more areas of your life. It doesnt mean you cant get diagnosed as an adult; it just means the symptoms must have been there but maybe you were over-looked by your family or misdiagnosed.


Last week I visited the doctor to consult about it because I am already starting to worry that my inattentiveness might be something. However, I do not think so the doctor was that helpful because after the nurse checked me and she saw that everything was normal to me she just said that I should change my lifestyle. I am not so sure if my lifestyle has something to do with my inattentiveness. Or maybe its has. But I am trying my best to focus!! But I guess my attention in focusing is just really short that after some minutes my mind will automatically starts to wander again. So I just wanted to know if you guys are experiencing the same thing with me. Or what are you thoughts ((:

P.S- My mom has ADHD. ;)
Did you see a psychiatirst or other specialist that has worked with adhd patients? This is very important because a lot of general doctors have little to know experience with adhd and very often will: blame the patient for bad choices or being lazy, treat adhd as if its a child-only disorder and not be able to prescribe or have experience in prescribing medication. What are your treatment goals?