Unmedicated Mind

I was officialy diagnosed with ADD in February of 2012. It was a long road and I still feel a lot of shame around accepting the diagnosis. Even thought it getting diagnosed and pursuing treatment was the absolutely best thing I could have done for myself.  Last Fall I hit what I affectionately call the … Continue reading

how am I not myself

In preparation for the school year,  I have been visiting with my office’s ACCESS office. Since I have ADD – PI I qualify for accommodations and other services through our disability office. I have to say I am thoroughly excited about these services and I wish I had had them years ago. My first meeting … Continue reading

it’s all in your head

I did it! I did my first 5k training. I found a great phone app called run keeper that not only tells me when to change my pace but also plays my music for me. Right now my training has me run for 1 minute and then walk for 90 seconds for 20 minutes. I … Continue reading

training for a 5K!

Guess what…I’m training for a 5K. This is HUGE. I am so out of shape, it’s practically ridiculous. I have no idea why I’m even doing this though. I have nothing to prove. But events that involve free food and free shirts are really hard to pass up so I guess I will learn to … Continue reading

there really should be a manual for that…

I’m surprised at the amount of things that come with instructions. Like my blowdryer…really? Why would I buy it if I didn’t know what it was for. But then there are REAL things in life that are completely devoid of any basic instructions. Like when you have your first lady parts appointment, or need to … Continue reading