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 […]


so about six weeks ago (so early pxt 2008) I started a new ADHD med, after having gone off of sytattera in about April on an experiment in treating my symptoms with diet and exercise. vyvanse is a stimulant, but has 24 hour coverage (ish) and less pronounced side effects than previous stim-based ADHD meds, […]

Tyler Durden’s 8 Rules of Innovation

“It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.” Oh, yeah… don’t be afraid to make big mistakes. More importantly, don’t worry about everything going according to plan. In fact, if everything’s going according to plan, there’s a good chance nothing remarkable is getting done. They say life is what happens while […]

i’m like the appendix

‘It is possible that in a nomadic setting, a boy with this allele might be able to more effectively defend livestock against raiders or locate food and water sources, but that the same tendencies might not be as beneficial in settled pursuits such as focusing in school, farming or selling goods,’ Assistant Professor Eisenberg said. […]

ABC News: Taxpayers Foot Mogul’s Private Tuition

In 1995, Gilbert Freston, a 5-year-old boy with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, was enrolled at New York City’s private Stephen Gaynor School where he could receive an education specially tailored to his needs. His parents had decided the New York City Board of Education’s proposal to place Gilbert in a city special education program was […]

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 […]


alright alright alright already alright i get the point already you needn’t rub it in again you needn’t make a show okay okay okay i get it i understand i comprehend it i didn’t till just now but now i know just what is wrong i know i know i know i broke it i […]