Bryant’s Story

About a year ago, I was diagnosed with ADHD (Inattentive Type). I was in 8th grade and my GPA was in the sewers. (It had already fallen past “toilet” status.) The diagnosis came as no surprise to me or my parents. This lack of surprise is most like lt attributed to some crucial facts. Fact…

Continue Reading →

Megan’s Story

Greetings all! I have been reading the stories here, and I thought that I would offer up some of my coping mechanisms. Our strange and misted life can seem like a living hell to those who don’t know – don’t understand what we are going through. I’ve been depressed and defeated oh-so-often; more than once…

Continue Reading →

Darling’s Story

I am 52 years old. As long as I can remember, I’ve felt ‘different’ and ‘weird’. I can recall over the years wondering how my friends and people I’ve interacted with could take living in stride, not get freaked out suddenly in the middle doing whatever by the absolute gorgeousness of a cloud like I…

Continue Reading →

Shawna’s Story

When you have ADD, the most nominal things can make or break your perspective on who you are, where you are going, and how well you can deal with the punches of life. For example, this morning I was a completely stable, functional 18 year old teenager. This afternoon I feel as if my life…

Continue Reading →

Elodie’s Story

I remember as a very young child, maybe 2 or 3, clinging to my father’s pant leg when we were in a crowd. It was simply overwhelming! I struggled in preschool to fit in, never remembering what I was supposed to do. Next was kindergarten which I was withdrawn from 3/4 of the way through…

Continue Reading →

Moses’ Story

I am 18 years old now and I am currently in the United States Military. I am in the Navy. I am an enlisted man and I am an Aviation Electrician. I dont know how I made it as far a I have but I know that this is not all that I am capable…

Continue Reading →

Chuck’s Story

Tell me if *this* all sounds familiar to you all… I’m 36. When I was younger, ADD didn\’t exist. Or, more accurately, it hadn\’t been discovered yet. Sort of like the Americas before the Europeans came along. But I digress – frequently. I have been blessed with lots of talents, many as a result of…

Continue Reading →

Nathan’s Story

My life reads like an ADD informational pamphlet. More deadlines missed than made. Lost keys more times than I care to count. Becoming so preoccupied with a thought or a worry that Ive locked my keys in my car at least once a year. Tasks left half finished all the time. Teacher comments. Constant distraction.…

Continue Reading →

Twinz ADD / ADHD Story

Hey, jeez.. I never know what to say when it comes to saying something.. but oh well, here we go, the story of me and my sisters ADHD life.. I’m Nicole and my sis is Amanda… we’re both identical twins. Our parents were both divorced when we were 10 yrs old.. and that had to…

Continue Reading →

Christie’s Story

Here is my story. I have inattentive ADD. When I was in first grade I was falling behind in class and I was constantly getting ear infections. I could barely read, write and couldn’t tie my shoelaces. I wasn’t paying attention and I had only a few friends. Eventually I had to leave the school…

Continue Reading →