Tag Archives: ADHD

Eat, Pink, and Be Merry

Summer continues.  Stella started a new week at camp Monday.  She did great the first 2 weeks of zoo camp.  This week she started something completely new and different.  I was pretty nervous her first day; we had never been … Continue reading

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Pricks of the Trade

It’s the official start of the summer doldrums around here, whereby if you can’t get out and about before 8:00 AM or you aren’t participating in some water-based activity you’re pretty much screwed.  I had a really fun Thursday and … Continue reading

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From Fear to Eternity

The past couple of nights have been wild at my house, y’all.  Last night, Will was working late.  The children were “playing.”  I say it that way because “play” consisted of Stella smearing herself with makeup again, reenacting Wrestlemania with … Continue reading

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The Seven-Year Bitch

Remember how in my last post I was on cloud nine because my kid had kicked an AR quiz’s ass?  Yeah, today wasn’t like that.  Today was a day where this whole ADHD reared its ugly head. I know, I … Continue reading

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Brag Me With a Spoon

It was a good weekend.  Saturday we crammed in both Earth Day at the zoo as well as an employee and family only visit to our park system’s water park.  I appreciate that immensely, as normally the water park is … Continue reading

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Chuck In the Middle With You

Last week, something kind of awful happened.  Stella came home bearing 2 birthday party invitations – both to Chuck E. Cheese, both the same weekend.  One Saturday, one Sunday.  Yikes.  That’s a lot of Chuck.  That’s a lot of tempting … Continue reading

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Sweep It Under the Drug

Have you ever done something so absent-minded that you wondered if someone hadn’t slipped you some kind of mind-altering substance? (That’s foreshadowing, yo.) I’ve mentioned it before, but I’ve been taking Wellbutrin for about a year after I decided I needed … Continue reading

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Much ADHDo About Nothing

Yesterday morning something strange happened. I woke up normally.  Actually, it was better than normal. I had gone to bed the night before at 8:45.  And no, I wasn’t drinking.  I didn’t even have a drop.  I was just worn … Continue reading

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Worry Up and Wait

I suppose you could say I’m high-strung, a worrier.  My mind is constantly scanning the horizon for things that need to get done or acquired, with a priority and due date attached to each.  On one hand, I think it’s … Continue reading

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Damn Chowder

2016 is going to be the Summer of Dammit.  It’s only early July and thus far it’s been one dammit moment after another.  (And I am not discussing current events.  Enough people are “sharing” uncontrollably about that.) It started with … Continue reading

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