having a dragon on a leash

tonight i sent an email where i talked about ADHD as the dragon, and i thought i would share some of my thoughts on that here. i wasn’t the person who came up with the phrase “magickal dragon on a leash” about ADHD, and for all i know they didn’t either. i will try to […]

i disagree with this so much

in the a recent new york times article on ADHD, most of which is very good, there is one part that i have real disagreements with. Other experts, however, say that while such success stories can be inspiring, parents need to know that their children face real risks. Research shows that children with attention deficit […]

Links for 2/28/08

Flickr: Photos from stripper_polaroids Experiencing ADDvantages: 3 Easy Steps for Time Management through Daily Planning Grids are Good for the Soul Marriage and ADHD and What Works Best | ADHD & Marriage Afarensis: Chimps, Dirt, and Malaria Optische Täuschung bei iSNiCHWAHR.de YouTube – Star Wars according to a 3 year old. Cartoon Brew: Leading the […]

i rank number one!

in response to david ng’s idea, explained here: I’d like to suggest a meme, where the premise is that you will attempt to find 5 statements, which if you were to type into google (preferably google.com, but we’ll take the other country specific ones if need be), you’ll find that you are returned with your […]

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search improved

i have finally gotten the search results looking nice. if you’ve landed on the crappy search page, now is the time to try it again. i recommend searching for the word “dragon“.

Two Kinds of ADD Hyperfocus

Adults with ADD are both blessed and cursed with the ability to hyperfocus. Hyperfocus is the opposite of boredom. There are times when you just can’t seem to concentrate–hypofocus, and then there are times when it feels impossible to stop focusing–hyperfocus. And that hyperfocus can either be a really good thing, or a really bad […]

missing meds and nausea

last night i missed my meds, because my phone was dead, and i didn’t realize it. (see this post here, about my meds schedule) so i spent lots of today nauseous, and that is just no fun. nausea is a strange thing to feel (not to mention a bitch to spell!) what is it about […]

trogdor at the vet

belying the fact that he’s actually a vicious, vet-hating beast, trogdor lays patiently on the floor, waiting for the vet to come back and tell us that he’s got an ear infection. Technorati Tags: dog, dragon, ear infection, infection, trog, trogdor, vetranarian, vicious

what is my motivation?

what an interesting question. fear fear often motivates me. i tend to work hardest to avoid being chastized. lame, but true. when it comes down to getting something truly finished, my ADD kicks in, as well as my perfecitonism, fighting each other, so that i get a little paralized, torn between very creative ideas, and […]