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Old 03-15-17, 04:30 PM
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I imagine there must be tons of contrasts and comparisons around here, somewhere, relating ADD to things but, I don't know where they are. Anyway I offer this one, "ADD isn't just not having your ducks in a row. It's more like not having them in the same pond."
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If psycho was here he'd have a pic of one duck in a pond and a whole line of them running pell-mell away from the pond.
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Old 03-15-17, 04:55 PM
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Re: Disorganization

I like that!

Another metaphor, from xkcd, titled "ADD" (which I and/or others have undoutbedly posted before):

(In the original, which I'm not linking because the website has a store, if you hover over the image, you get the pop-up text:
"20 balloons float away while I'm busy permanently tying one to a tree to deal with it for good. Unfortunately, that one balloon was 'land a rocket on the moon in Kerbal Space Program.'"
Yes, the cartoonist has ADHD.)
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Re: Disorganization

I don't even think mine are all actually ducks, some days...
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I don't even think mine are all actually ducks, some days...
sand hill cranes...
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Re: Disorganization

I lost my my ducks after putting them somewhere safe that I told myself I would remember, but forgot within 5 min.
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I lost my my ducks after putting them somewhere safe that I told myself I would remember, but forgot within 5 min.
Dontcha hate it when that happens? All. The. Time.
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Re: Disorganization

For me, it's much like this....



There is no clear path ahead of me. I'm terrified about not knowing where each path will lead..... what if I choose the wrong path?.... I'm good at standing still like this guy.... occasionally i'll be forced onto one of those paths by other peoples influences, only to abandon it eventually, then finding myself right at the start again.
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My granddaughter sent me this one recently ...

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Re: Disorganization

Its like herding cats. My thoughts are the cats and they're all high on catnip.

This one always makes me laugh too. My google search history is always interesting.
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Re: Disorganization

...Why a duck?
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My ADD is like this .....


I feel like I am always chasing my tail



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Re: Disorganization

I'd just feel like I had to feed all the ducks. Or feel guilty because I hadn't. I'd like to have an assistant to organize my house so I could feel like I'm organized. I feel guilty because nothing much is where it's supposed to be.
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This thread is a riot!

I keep wanting to do a drawing of myself as "Miss ADD" - she would have her pageant ribbon on with the lettering upside down, one strap of her gown falling off the shoulder, one leg not shaved, bed head on one side, etc. If I can get organized long enough to do the drawing, I promise I'll post it!
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