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That's my boy!

Posted 04-15-12 at 12:18 PM by KCTang (Adapting to ADHD)
My son will be 15 months old in a couple days.

He's an adorable little guy, very well-behaved, and it makes my wife and I wonder whether
our next kid (if/when we have one) is going to be a little hellion to compensate .





Something happens to you though, when you read and think lots about ADHD, and you have
a kid, is you start to wonder just what is a sign of ADHD and what isn't....
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Challenges

Posted 04-12-12 at 09:51 PM by KCTang (Adapting to ADHD)
They say the universe abhors a void.

This I can believe, because the more problems I fix, the more seem to come my way.

Starting a few weeks back...
  • I find out in March that the gov't hadn't received my 2010 income tax return. Which was odd because I definitely filed it in August or September last year. (Late, but better than the previous few years that have gone unfiled ).

    Being the math person in the relationship means I'm the one filling
...
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The Problem with Fighting ADHD with Effort

Posted 04-12-12 at 02:55 PM by KCTang (Adapting to ADHD)
There has been a number of posts/threads lately that have been echoing the whole "Rah rah --- I'm going to battle my ADHD with effort" type of passion, which is admirable. I can relate to that burning desire to surmount the endless problems caused by our disorder...

But that type of thinking has its limitations and can bring a lot of frustration.

This is just from my own experience, of course. But I've banged my head fighting my ADHD this way, a lot. Now...
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I am slowly moving towards health?

Posted 04-10-12 at 01:57 AM by zannie
I am slowly moving towards the end of this tedious and somtimes anxiety ridden journey to health.

Tommorrow I start the low iodine diet so that when I take the radioactive iodine pill it will have the greatest chance of getting into those cells and destroying any lingering thyroid cancer that may have spread elsewhere as I no longer have a thyroid gland. So, Yeah, I want any traces of cancer to be gone but it begs the question * what else is destroyed *.


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Procrastination is just a way to get stuff done

Posted 02-21-12 at 10:53 AM by zannie
Procrastination is just a way to get stuff done.

I put x off then suddenly realize that some looming deadline or other highly unpleasant thing is getting my attention. It speaks through the comfortable layers of denial disturbing my cozy - i don't need to deal with that right now - cloud.

Then peals of thunder and blinding flashes of lightning jolt me into reality - adrenalin pumping, thoughts racing and panic fills me.

Then, I am sufficiently awake to...
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