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Old 05-10-04, 05:20 PM
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Hi there,
I'm new here and wanted to say that I find this site extremely helpful to get information, but also to see that other people have the same silly quirks that I do!

Anyway, I'm 33 and had always thought that this whole ADD thing was a lazy cop-out for people. I was always bouncing off the walls in school, getting notes sent home saying I talked too much, fidgited too much, etc. I also have a very "go go go" personality where I can't seem to relax and sit still, but always have to be going. There really isn't such a thing as living for (and enjoying) the moment, but always wondering what's next or right around the corner.

I've got a very important promotional test coming up soon and have finally realized that I need to get this treated. As soon as I'd start to study or read a book, my mind is off to the races - thinking about absolutely ANYTHING other than what I was trying to learn.

I finally told my doctor, who had me try Ritalin. No luck at all, even with a higher dose. He had me see a psychiatrist who has me trying Adderal, and again I'm not really noticing anything.
I'll post my question(s) about that in the appropriate forum, but just wanted to introduce myself and say that I'm looking forward to the exchange of information here!

Scott
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Old 05-11-04, 02:00 PM
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Hi Scott, Welcome to the Forums....I am sorry Ritalin is not helping...the trick to dealing with ADD Meds is finding the right one. Hope the Doc can find u one.
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Hang tough Scott - as Melanie said finding the right combination is the key to all of this.

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Welcome to the Forums, Scott. Keep trying meds until you find the one(s) that work just right for you!
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