ADD Forums - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Support and Information Resources Community  

Go Back   ADD Forums - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Support and Information Resources Community > ADDF Lounge > Chit-Chat
Register Blogs FAQ Chat Members List Calendar Donate Gallery Arcade Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1156  
Old 10-07-17, 03:53 PM
acdc01 acdc01 is online now
ADDvanced Forum ADDvocate
 

Join Date: May 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 2,714
Thanks: 2,416
Thanked 3,486 Times in 1,784 Posts
acdc01 has disabled reputation
Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part IV

Quote:
Originally Posted by aeon View Post
I said no, and that I was just sitting in my car, eating my lunch and singing along with a couple of songs, practicing.
That could be me lol. Are you in a band? Also, do you really close your eyes? Just didn't sound too safe.
Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to acdc01 For This Useful Post:
aeon (10-07-17), midnightstar (10-07-17), stef (10-07-17)
  #1157  
Old 10-07-17, 04:29 PM
aeon's Avatar
aeon aeon is online now
ADDvanced Forum ADDvocate
 

Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota
Posts: 7,801
Thanks: 23,358
Thanked 13,271 Times in 5,910 Posts
aeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part IV

Quote:
Originally Posted by acdc01 View Post
That could be me lol. Are you in a band? Also, do you really close your eyes? Just didn't sound too safe.
Haha, yes I close my eyes, but I was parked.

And no, I am not in a band, I just do it for enjoyment, the love of music, and because it is, for me, a very potent antidepressant and mood brightener.


Cheers,
Ian
__________________
@>~,~~'~ Voici mon secret. Il est très simple: on ne voit bien qu'avec le cœur. L'essentiel est invisible pour les yeux.
Reply With Quote
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to aeon For This Useful Post:
acdc01 (10-07-17), Little Missy (10-07-17), midnightstar (10-07-17), stef (10-07-17)
  #1158  
Old 10-07-17, 06:17 PM
Little Missy's Avatar
Little Missy Little Missy is online now
ADDvanced Forum ADDvocate
 

Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: BIG, Wonderful, Wyoming USA
Posts: 14,508
Thanks: 21,376
Thanked 20,030 Times in 10,666 Posts
Little Missy has a reputation beyond reputeLittle Missy has a reputation beyond reputeLittle Missy has a reputation beyond reputeLittle Missy has a reputation beyond reputeLittle Missy has a reputation beyond reputeLittle Missy has a reputation beyond reputeLittle Missy has a reputation beyond reputeLittle Missy has a reputation beyond reputeLittle Missy has a reputation beyond reputeLittle Missy has a reputation beyond reputeLittle Missy has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part IV

Quote:
Originally Posted by acdc01 View Post
That could be me lol. Are you in a band? Also, do you really close your eyes? Just didn't sound too safe.
Safe for aeon or the people around him listening to him?
__________________
The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you are uncool ~ Lester Bangs

And in the end, the love you take; is equal to the love you make...Beatles Abbey Road 1969
Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Little Missy For This Useful Post:
acdc01 (10-07-17), aeon (10-07-17), stef (10-07-17)
Sponsored Links
  #1159  
Old 10-07-17, 07:16 PM
midnightstar's Avatar
midnightstar midnightstar is offline
Purriendly feline moderator
 

Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: UK
Posts: 17,521
Blog Entries: 10
Thanks: 16,432
Thanked 20,831 Times in 12,237 Posts
midnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part IV

I should be asleep but struggling to get to sleep. Its after midnight now.
__________________
Beauty (12th August 2007 - 3rd November 2008 )
Dylan (4th November 2008 - 23rd March 2012)
Tom (29th August 2014 - 17th October 2014)
Ebony (1st January 2014 - current)
Tigger (31st October 2014 - current)
"No human should ever hurt an animal" Jessie, Animal Farm
Hope you all have a beautiful day
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to midnightstar For This Useful Post:
acdc01 (10-07-17)
  #1160  
Old 10-07-17, 07:39 PM
Fuzzy12's Avatar
Fuzzy12 Fuzzy12 is online now
ADDvanced Forum ADDvocate
 

Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: UK
Posts: 18,876
Blog Entries: 1
Thanks: 31,054
Thanked 28,271 Times in 13,080 Posts
Fuzzy12 has a reputation beyond reputeFuzzy12 has a reputation beyond reputeFuzzy12 has a reputation beyond reputeFuzzy12 has a reputation beyond reputeFuzzy12 has a reputation beyond reputeFuzzy12 has a reputation beyond reputeFuzzy12 has a reputation beyond reputeFuzzy12 has a reputation beyond reputeFuzzy12 has a reputation beyond reputeFuzzy12 has a reputation beyond reputeFuzzy12 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part IV

Sometimes I feel homesick for India, well, the city I lived in. I generally consider this to be my home now and most of the time I don't want to live there again but sometimes I get this longing to be back there. This strange pang. I'm not sure though if it's the place I miss or the time. Maybe I just .miss being young and carefree and having all doors still open for me.
Reply With Quote
The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to Fuzzy12 For This Useful Post:
acdc01 (10-07-17), aeon (10-07-17), Little Missy (10-07-17), midnightstar (10-08-17), stef (10-08-17)
  #1161  
Old 10-07-17, 08:54 PM
aeon's Avatar
aeon aeon is online now
ADDvanced Forum ADDvocate
 

Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota
Posts: 7,801
Thanks: 23,358
Thanked 13,271 Times in 5,910 Posts
aeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part IV

Quote:
Originally Posted by Fuzzy12 View Post
Sometimes I feel homesick for India, well, the city I lived in. I generally consider this to be my home now and most of the time I don't want to live there again but sometimes I get this longing to be back there. This strange pang. I'm not sure though if it's the place I miss or the time. Maybe I just .miss being young and carefree and having all doors still open for me.


This got me thinking about times and places past from a perspective I don't usually take. It's a wistful reminiscing that is, for me, the emotional equivalent of a chilly and quiet autumnal evening with the smell of a fire, somewhere.


Blesséd Be,
Ian
__________________
@>~,~~'~ Voici mon secret. Il est très simple: on ne voit bien qu'avec le cœur. L'essentiel est invisible pour les yeux.
Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to aeon For This Useful Post:
Fuzzy12 (10-08-17), Little Missy (10-07-17), stef (10-08-17)
  #1162  
Old 10-07-17, 09:01 PM
aeon's Avatar
aeon aeon is online now
ADDvanced Forum ADDvocate
 

Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota
Posts: 7,801
Thanks: 23,358
Thanked 13,271 Times in 5,910 Posts
aeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part IV

Dex, or no Dex, I pulled a classic (for me) ADHD move.

Only when I got home did I realize that I focused so closely on the food that I forgot about the need for shampoo, soap, and toilet paper.

I guess I'll be back out tomorrow to make a quick run for those things...and damnit, more light roast coffee beans too.

What should I expect when winging it without a list and gabbing with people?

Oh well, I had fun nonetheless.


Cheers,
Ian
__________________
@>~,~~'~ Voici mon secret. Il est très simple: on ne voit bien qu'avec le cœur. L'essentiel est invisible pour les yeux.
Reply With Quote
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to aeon For This Useful Post:
Greyhound1 (10-07-17), Little Missy (10-07-17), stef (10-08-17), WhiteOwl (10-08-17)
  #1163  
Old 10-07-17, 11:31 PM
Greyhound1's Avatar
Greyhound1 Greyhound1 is offline
Mind Racing Moderator
 

Join Date: May 2013
Location: Back in a warm and sunny place
Posts: 7,817
Thanks: 10,140
Thanked 13,250 Times in 6,379 Posts
Greyhound1 has a reputation beyond reputeGreyhound1 has a reputation beyond reputeGreyhound1 has a reputation beyond reputeGreyhound1 has a reputation beyond reputeGreyhound1 has a reputation beyond reputeGreyhound1 has a reputation beyond reputeGreyhound1 has a reputation beyond reputeGreyhound1 has a reputation beyond reputeGreyhound1 has a reputation beyond reputeGreyhound1 has a reputation beyond reputeGreyhound1 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part IV

It's 82 degrees right now with a heat index of 92. Thank god for a.c. Oh, and electricity.

Damn the power bill!
Reply With Quote
The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to Greyhound1 For This Useful Post:
aeon (10-08-17), Little Missy (10-08-17), Lunacie (10-08-17), stef (10-08-17), WhiteOwl (10-08-17)
  #1164  
Old 10-08-17, 01:18 AM
aeon's Avatar
aeon aeon is online now
ADDvanced Forum ADDvocate
 

Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota
Posts: 7,801
Thanks: 23,358
Thanked 13,271 Times in 5,910 Posts
aeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond reputeaeon has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part IV

I was using an online tool to test/discover what my vocal range is. Turns out it is F2-F5.

That's what I can sing comfortably at least. The test had me sing descending pitches and F2 was the lowest good, comfortable note. The next two half-steps down I could sing, but with difficulty, and I warbled. One more half-step down triggered an explosive coughing fit that eventually had me gasping for air and lightheaded.

On the high end, I can do F5 comfortably, if with decided effort, but the moment I tried following the tool a half-step higher I felt this searing, piercing pain in my voicebox, and it ached for 5 minutes afterward. I sound okay, no different, but it feels different now, just a dull ache, and for some reason it feels good to swallow, so I have been.

Yep, staying up late, goofing off on the Internet again.


Cheers,
Ian
__________________
@>~,~~'~ Voici mon secret. Il est très simple: on ne voit bien qu'avec le cœur. L'essentiel est invisible pour les yeux.
Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to aeon For This Useful Post:
Greyhound1 (10-08-17), Little Missy (10-08-17), stef (10-08-17)
  #1165  
Old 10-08-17, 01:37 AM
stef's Avatar
stef stef is offline
Zen moderator
 

Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: west of Paris
Posts: 18,072
Thanks: 35,237
Thanked 26,402 Times in 12,884 Posts
stef has a reputation beyond reputestef has a reputation beyond reputestef has a reputation beyond reputestef has a reputation beyond reputestef has a reputation beyond reputestef has a reputation beyond reputestef has a reputation beyond reputestef has a reputation beyond reputestef has a reputation beyond reputestef has a reputation beyond reputestef has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part IV

Quote:
Originally Posted by Fuzzy12 View Post
Sometimes I feel homesick for India, well, the city I lived in. I generally consider this to be my home now and most of the time I don't want to live there again but sometimes I get this longing to be back there. This strange pang. I'm not sure though if it's the place I miss or the time. Maybe I just .miss being young and carefree and having all doors still open for me.
I understand
Reply With Quote
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to stef For This Useful Post:
aeon (10-08-17), Fuzzy12 (10-08-17), Little Missy (10-08-17), midnightstar (10-08-17)
  #1166  
Old 10-08-17, 08:35 AM
midnightstar's Avatar
midnightstar midnightstar is offline
Purriendly feline moderator
 

Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: UK
Posts: 17,521
Blog Entries: 10
Thanks: 16,432
Thanked 20,831 Times in 12,237 Posts
midnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond reputemidnightstar has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part IV

Quote:
Originally Posted by Fuzzy12 View Post
Sometimes I feel homesick for India, well, the city I lived in. I generally consider this to be my home now and most of the time I don't want to live there again but sometimes I get this longing to be back there. This strange pang. I'm not sure though if it's the place I miss or the time. Maybe I just .miss being young and carefree and having all doors still open for me.
FuzzyWuzzy
__________________
Beauty (12th August 2007 - 3rd November 2008 )
Dylan (4th November 2008 - 23rd March 2012)
Tom (29th August 2014 - 17th October 2014)
Ebony (1st January 2014 - current)
Tigger (31st October 2014 - current)
"No human should ever hurt an animal" Jessie, Animal Farm
Hope you all have a beautiful day
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to midnightstar For This Useful Post:
Fuzzy12 (10-08-17)
  #1167  
Old 10-08-17, 08:40 AM
TurtleBrain's Avatar
TurtleBrain TurtleBrain is offline
Minecraft Mod-rater
 

Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Northeastern United States
Posts: 1,050
Thanks: 196
Thanked 1,347 Times in 708 Posts
TurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to all
Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part IV

When you had to learn the hard way in order to realize respecting people's personal time and space is the only way to keep a healthy friendship.

Boundaries.. one of the basic lessons I'm learning after being a social hermit for so long

Having ocd makes me feel awkward around certain people, like say tall skinny blond guys... enough said
__________________
I like turtles... They remind me to take my time

Last edited by TurtleBrain; 10-08-17 at 09:10 AM..
Reply With Quote
The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to TurtleBrain For This Useful Post:
aeon (10-08-17), Fuzzy12 (10-08-17), midnightstar (10-08-17), stef (10-08-17), WhiteOwl (10-08-17)
  #1168  
Old 10-08-17, 11:16 AM
TurtleBrain's Avatar
TurtleBrain TurtleBrain is offline
Minecraft Mod-rater
 

Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Northeastern United States
Posts: 1,050
Thanks: 196
Thanked 1,347 Times in 708 Posts
TurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to all
Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part IV

Ironically (referring to my previous post), my ex-crush's brother is a tall skinny blond guy... awkward... If you guessed the ocd i have is "gay ocd", then you guessed right. I have these intrusive unpleasant thoughts of being cuddled... *shudders*... being hyper-vigilant whenever he draws close seems to be my checking behavior... it's like "uh oh, not too close, stay back, out of my bubble!", even though he's never invades my space at all, it's just all in my head.. lol

I also have a fear of girls, but feelings will still happen. Since I'm straight, such feelings don't happen with guys.
__________________
I like turtles... They remind me to take my time

Last edited by TurtleBrain; 10-08-17 at 11:42 AM..
Reply With Quote
  #1169  
Old 10-08-17, 11:47 AM
TurtleBrain's Avatar
TurtleBrain TurtleBrain is offline
Minecraft Mod-rater
 

Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Northeastern United States
Posts: 1,050
Thanks: 196
Thanked 1,347 Times in 708 Posts
TurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to allTurtleBrain is a name known to all
Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part IV

Quote:
Originally Posted by TurtleBrain View Post
I also have a fear of girls, but feelings will still happen. Since I'm straight, such feelings don't happen with guys.
edit: 30 minutes later realized what I meant to say: I also have a fear of girls, but if I have a crush on one, it might motivate me to send annoying messages. Since I'm straight, that problem doesn't happen with guys, not even skinny blonde ones.. lol. If anything, I avoid contact like the plague, but I don't make it too obvious though. If a blonde wants to greet me, I'd greet back only to be nice, but inside my head I'm thinking "...awkward".
__________________
I like turtles... They remind me to take my time

Last edited by TurtleBrain; 10-08-17 at 12:11 PM..
Reply With Quote
  #1170  
Old 10-08-17, 12:48 PM
Lunacie's Avatar
Lunacie Lunacie is online now
ADDvanced Forum ADDvocate
 

Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: south-central Kansas
Posts: 17,988
Thanks: 18,246
Thanked 24,135 Times in 11,168 Posts
Lunacie has a reputation beyond reputeLunacie has a reputation beyond reputeLunacie has a reputation beyond reputeLunacie has a reputation beyond reputeLunacie has a reputation beyond reputeLunacie has a reputation beyond reputeLunacie has a reputation beyond reputeLunacie has a reputation beyond reputeLunacie has a reputation beyond reputeLunacie has a reputation beyond reputeLunacie has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part IV

... missing peripatetic.
__________________
ADD is not a problem of knowing what to do; it is a problem of doing what you know.
-RUSSELL A. BARKLEY, PH.D.


As far as I know, there is nothing positive about ADHD that people can't have w out ADHD. ~ ADD me
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Lunacie For This Useful Post:
midnightstar (10-08-17), peripatetic (10-09-17)
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 5 (1 members and 4 guests)
Little Missy
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Combining all my poetry into one thread Nucking_Futs Poetry 0 10-13-04 02:11 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
(c) 2003 - 2015 ADD Forums