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

Go Back   ADD Forums - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Support and Information Resources Community > ADDForums FRONT OFFICE > New Member Introductions
Register Blogs FAQ Chat Members List Calendar Donate Gallery Arcade Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-07-17, 09:56 PM
Lswanson Lswanson is offline

Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: USA Shelley Idaho
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 1 Post
Lswanson is on a distinguished road
The new guy

I have been on add for three weeks now. Add has changed my life. For the first time I can see my impulsive behavior. Knowing this is a double edged sword. Future looks bright and the past is emotionally painful. I have been diagnosed three times with bipolar disorder, but never any success with treatments. My life since the fourth grade is full of failure and difficult situations. I do not know how anyone could have been with me for 32 years. Many times I have let myself and family down. I never thought I was impulsive until now. For the first time in my life I understand that I have been a ******* and not who I really wanted to be. I have been able to focus for the first time in my life. This is an incredible feeling at my age. I have never read a book or completed most things in my life. I am embarrassed for my past behavior impulsive, interrupting, people, poor listener and more. Add has changed my life and hoe for the future. I used to think that ADHD was not a real disorder. After all the years of suffering and the time and money for other treatments I just want to say that I will be an advocate of ADHD for the rest of my life. I am not a looser and I intend to make a difference in my life.
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Lswanson For This Useful Post:
someothertime (08-08-17), stef (08-08-17)
Old 08-07-17, 11:59 PM
Unmanagable's Avatar
Unmanagable Unmanagable is offline
Societal Malarkey Sorter

Join Date: May 2011
Location: Over Yonder in the USA
Posts: 15,709
Thanks: 34,989
Thanked 17,790 Times in 8,902 Posts
Unmanagable has disabled reputation
Re: The new guy

Word. Welcome to the neighborhood! Glad you found some helpful relief. Lots of info, experiences, stories that resonate, and distractions (imagine to be had here.

"You torment yourself wondering how they could not love your burning heart. And the answer darling, you are not the star you thought you were. You are the f******g universe and not everybody is an astronaut." ~Unknown
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Unmanagable For This Useful Post:
stef (08-08-17)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
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 Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
This guy is Add on Limitless. TheChemicals Chit-Chat 14 08-16-11 10:35 AM
New--NYC Gay Guy Here AshNyc New Member Introductions 7 04-30-11 06:22 AM
Does this guy have any idea? (Ranting) crappyname General ADD Talk 6 10-20-10 11:48 PM
The tv show (family guy) BJC81 Chit-Chat 13 03-05-10 06:41 AM
New guy on dex trial seeks answers plz. bird88 Dexedrine/Dextrostat 7 04-23-09 06:56 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:22 PM.

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