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…

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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…

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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…

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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 Next was kindergarten which I was withdrawn from 3/4 of the way through…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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Pat’s Story

My son is now 28 years old. He is a handsome, blonde haired blue eyed man who is miserable. He started showing signs of ADD when he was 18 months old, only no one had a name for it then. By the time he was 7 we had a diagnosis and he was started on…

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