Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Challenges of Having Adult ADD

Blurting things out
Clutter-physical leading to mental and emotional
Daydreamer
Defensiveness
Depression
Emotional self-flagellation
Forgetting things
Getting lost
Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity in relationships
Impatient, impulsive, distractive
Lacking attention/ wandering mind
Losing concentration during conversation
Losing things
Messy
Negative self-talk
Never finishes jobs
Often occupied with self or easily distracted so difficult to maintaining Concentration
One-upmanship
Organizational problems
Over talkative
Pessimistic
Procrastination
Time management
Undisciplined
Unfocused, disorganized, forgetful

Sounds like a regular day around here! LOL I exhibit nearly all 26 everyday! *wink*

(list from Pete Quily - adult ADD coach)

1 comment:

Ethelapple said...

I didn't know you had ADD too...I just read back on some of your posts marked ADD, and was reading them aloud to hubby and he said, "Did you write that?" LOL -- I have ADD, but haven't been taking medication for about a year...took it for a year, then quit...I am thinking about going back to it.