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ADHD Goblin Women

ADHD Goblin Women are a THING. Not only are we not meeting expectations publicly, now there's a catchy nickname for how we present at home. I picture myself as a goblin with unwashed hair tied back in a rubber band, visible coffee stains on my shirt, while eating...

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Do you need an ADHD diagnosis?

I've been getting variations of this, "do you need an ADHD diagnosis?" question so it's time to stop avoiding and actually write down my thoughts. ADHD is just one part of what makes you, you. It is not an identity. So I usually avoid answering this question because...

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Not Everyone Needs an ADHD Coach

Not everyone needs an ADHD coach. Seriously, everybody and their brother is hanging an internet shingle and calling themselves an ADHD coach. I'm happy that ADHD is having it's moment, but saddened by the predatory behavior of my fellow humans.   There is no...

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Women Diagnosed with ADHD Later in Life

I know that's a long title, but women diagnosed with ADHD later in life are weary. Whether you self-diagnosed or jumped through all the hoops of the healthcare system, you are crawling across the finish line after running a marathon you never wanted to run, most...

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A Week of ADHD Shenanigans

I've had many requests for another day-in-the-life article, but I decided instead to give you a week of ADHD shenanigans instead. My son was little when I wrote that. These days everyone shares every moment of their ADHD lives on social media. But I feel more...

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Understanding ADHD And Hyperfocus

Everyone talks about lack of focus, but there's little understanding of ADHD hyperfocus. What is hyperfocus?  It is exactly what it sounds like. When a person focuses on something so intently that they fail to notice changes in their environment, other people, and...

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ADHD and Exhaustion

Every woman I talk to mentions ADHD and exhaustion at some point. For that reason I've suspected for a while that the fuzzy cotton brain feeling many of us describe isn't our imagination or another manifestation of poor executive function. So I was thrilled when this...

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The Invisible Life of ADHD Women

ADHD women are invisible in the world. Not because you can't see us, but because you can't SEE us clearly. Many of us live in the margins because we have never found our footing. Watching everyone else seemingly get everything they want and feeling like nobody notices...

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Low Maintenance

Are you low maintenance?   I’ve been low maintenance for so long I don’t even know how to be any other way. I used to wonder how I got here, so obnoxiously people-pleasing and pathetic. Recently, I went into Venmo to do my billing and somehow I sent money to a...

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Wonderful Websites for Women with ADHD

  Decided I should update my article Wonderful Websites for Women with ADHD, mostly because I was over on Pinterest and I noticed the graphic above was very.....old.  Below is a list of experts I try to update more often than this article. The expert downloadable...

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