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I Have Adhd

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    I hate my adhd so much.

    No matter what meds im on i still struggle so much to control it. Im battling anxiety and depression, as well as homicidal thoughts and self harm. My adhd makes it even worse. I work so hard in school and i get terrible grades no matter how well i understand something. I always...
    Megsupermario Megsupermario 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2014

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    Which is most definitely a REAL disorder.

    If you would like to say otherwise then I would like to know which medical you attended and got your degree. If you would like to tell me that everyone is a little bit ADHD, well then everyone must be depressed because they get sometimes. My disorder is caused by my...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2014

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    For All Of You

    Hi guys! I have ADHD like all of you. So....studies prove that most of us are way above the average IQ scale! I myself was tested. The average and above scale is basically scored on Average - Above Average - Superior - High Superior - (I don't remember the next word but it's only...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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    Yea and at first I hated it cuz u have to take

    medication at school. But now i think of it as my superpower lol
    Alexlovesmusic Alexlovesmusic 13-15, F 1 Response May 2

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    shhhhrb shhhhrb 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 22

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    I Have Never Told Anybody About This Before, But I Have Pretty Severe Adult Adhd... Now I Own A Jewelry Business

    God took my life and turned it around. I went from a failure to a success, and this is my story. “Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you. Before you were born, I set you apart for my holy purpose.”-Jeremiah 1:5 I have never told anybody about this before, but I have...
    mtgrl mtgrl 18-21 5 Responses Dec 5, 2012

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    50 And Just Diagnosed

    Hello everyone,I just wanna tell you a bit about my story. I have had some successes in my life , but also alot of screw ups. I knew there was something wrong since elementery school but it took me until last year to discover that I had adhd.It was somewhat of a relief to finally...
    moose81 moose81 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    Oh yes ... i have ADHD.

    ....... OH LOOK A BUTTERFLY!!!!!! NO! NO .... i need to keep focused. hahahaha for the longest time my family were convinced i was just a wild child. hahaha the rest of my family are weird too .. so they just thought that it was something in our family. it wasnt until i went to...
    Slothislife Slothislife 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 8, 2014

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    Bored

    I am really bored... I dont konw what I wanna do but we can just talk and stuff... So I am here if you are also bored and want to talk.
    misslead misslead 22-25, F 1 Response May 31, 2007

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    I have ADHD, and I really wanted to make it

    clear to people who don't have it: We cannot just 'turn our minds off'. If you have ADHD, your mind is like kings cross station, but played in fast forward. One train of thought pulls in, and just as you are about to board it (think it)- BAM! It's gone, and another one stops...
    AudioTravylerRavenwolf AudioTravylerRavenwolf 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 17

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    having trouble motivating myself to finish up

    school. ive always have daydreams of travelling the world and doing so many adventurous things with my life. but i just cant see how anything for my future is possible if i cant even get through school. haha. i feel like im stuck in a fish tank looking out at the world in which...
    RainAnathema RainAnathema 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    hmmm i wonder why my ep name is 'crazyhyperkid'

    im super hyper all the time. even when im depressed im still hyper. lol. (alyx)
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    My Own, Personal Hell

    My name is elijah, and I have ADHD i am currently a senior in high school and have been accepted into one of the colleges I have chosen. I am 17, and I guess I will start at the beggining. I waas diagnosed at the age of 5 or 6, and have always had trouble making friends. My...
    enewel enewel 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 16, 2013

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    ADHD can be a blessing

    and a curse. You are constantly moving, so u have amazing reflexes. But no one understands. My dad says i have to have self control. He doesnt get it, i have almost no ability to control myself.
    BringMacktheHorizon BringMacktheHorizon 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 4, 2013

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    Vyvanse Is Helping Me So Far.

    I just started taking Vyvanse and it is helping so much. The shakiness is better then it was before, which was pointed out by my mother who knows me better then anyone. I already have depression, anxiety, and bipolar and I was diagnosis with ADD as a kid. I went many years...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 2, 2011

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    Do I have enough symptoms to get tested

    for ADHD?? Symptoms Childhood Extremely far behind in writing and reading skills. Handwriting and spelling so bad that teacher had no idea what It said. Very quiet. To myself. Tended to think about other things in life therefore not playing attention. (Day dreaming...
    thaxton thaxton 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2014

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    something else I can add to my long lists of

    things that are wrong with me
    HaterOfLife HaterOfLife 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2014

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    So I have ADHD and it's really hard

    because my mom is always wanting to change my pills and I am always missing school for doctors appointments and I also have a crush on this really cute, smart boy who is awesome but that's not the point the point is that everyone in the grade pretty much knows that I have it and...
    skylargirl1 skylargirl1 13-15 1 Response May 28

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    but my parents don't believe me

    and say I'm hypochondriac lol fml
    jayissosadlike jayissosadlike 16-17, F Jan 24

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    I've been diagnosed with it

    when i was in third grade. The hyperactivity part not so much, but i get distracted extremely easily :)
    blubbyourmom blubbyourmom 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 1

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    Hi guys I have a weird question to ask

    if you are a boy at 12 to 14 inbox me thanks...
    littlenackedboy littlenackedboy 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 1

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    I have ADHD, and it is extremely annoying

    when I'm trying to focus in school, and I can't understanda thing...
    PortalJumper PortalJumper 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    Okay I have well ADHD

    and so I talk a lot I mean to me it doesn't seem like a lot at all but other say I never shut up. I also talk fast as my Brian can process what it want to say and keep going. I enjoy speak and speaking fast as well imagine my thought came in a line that hit my Brian and would...
    CuteButTheDevil CuteButTheDevil 16-17, F May 25

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    This is some thing I posted on tumbler one

    night I I think it says alot
    binickle binickle 18-21, M Feb 14

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    I've had ADHD all my life.

    It was pretty bad when I was a kid. I had to take medication to help. It has gotten much better as I got older. At times, when I do homework or study I catch myself drifting off. It's still with me, something I won't be able to shake, but at least it's under control.
    MarioT96 MarioT96 18-21, M Mar 29

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    I'm 19 and have such bad experiences with my

    ADHD. I have to constantly go to see specialist to get tablets and each time it's the same questions just the difference is they increase my tablet dose, I just want someone who truly understands me and knows what it's like to live with this everyday to come forward and share...
    Char1996 Char1996 18-21, F 5 Responses May 16

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    from personal experience how long does the

    adderall 20 mg immediate realse stay in your system?
    kristykaz121 kristykaz121 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    A Short Intro To Emily.

    I have ADHD, I am 15 years old, and I have ADHD. Lately, not too sure if this is just a part of being a teenager or perhaps a side effect from my medication, or what; but I have these extreme emotional highs and lows. I just need someone mature to talk to. I'm not like other 15...
    EmilyNicoleC EmilyNicoleC 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 30, 2013

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    Starting On Concerta..

    Hello all.. well i was diagnosed with ADHD last year..and was on Ritalin for alittle while, it wasnt workin for me so my Psych. wanted to switch me to Concerta, but i stopped going to my doc appoitments, I just recently went back this week and my new Psych. prescribed me Concerta...
    lisset lisset 18-21, F Sep 7, 2010

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    I was diagnosed at age 7.

    It was Type 1 ADHD so I have the inattentive type. I get bored easily. Insomnia is a *****. I can never get any sleep. I tend to daydream a lot. Having ADHD is so fun. (Hope my sarcasm was obvious)
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 11

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    The Wall

    I was diagnosed with ADHD as a child, age 5 or so. The following decade was a circus, the details of which I will elaborate upon later in a story entitled “The Circus” (heaven knows if this will ever be written…), fun things like being medicated for 10 years, several...
    solowing solowing 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 2, 2011

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    So it looks.like I will be on my new tablets

    for a long time but I'm happy because they help alot
    littlenackedboy littlenackedboy 13-15, M May 28

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    Not Proved

    I have all the symptoms and both my sons are tested and one of them is the dreamer, the other the chaotic guy. I remember dreaming away during school, not knowing what the heck the teacher was talking about. Half of my school days I felt embarrassed. My temper changes quick, like...
    RickiChickie RickiChickie 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2011

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    Adhd

    Hi my name is Mystique'a Miller-Naatz I live in Texas and I'm 17 years old and I have ADHD. I would love to talk to others who also have ADHD. If anyone would like to talk I'm here. :-)
    Tiquea Tiquea 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    The Positive Aspects of Adhd

    Most of the time it seems that people need to talk about all of the negative things that we go through being "different" and "weird" or whatever- What sorts of things do you think make you better than "The Slows" because of your so-called "...
    annetastic annetastic 36-40, F 10 Responses Apr 1, 2008

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    I'm so fed up, i underachieve at everything I

    do. I am 19 years old living back at my mothers house, unemployed. Feeling hopeless and have no skills in anything. I'm sick of life. Like a fool I've sighted up for an art and design course because I liked the sound of it now I'm not sure I don't know that much about art and I...
    ThisIsAGift ThisIsAGift 18-21, M Jun 18

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    It took a while but I was diagnosed with

    ADHD-PI, a variant missing the trademark restlessness. The PI means 'predominantly inattentive' and means I struggle to hold focus and find motivating myself to undertake simple tasks. It's not often diagnosed because a lazy or inexperienced doctor will attribute symptomatic...
    iou1soul iou1soul 22-25, M Feb 5

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    And PTSD I'm new...

    I am a mess but getting better, finally got good doctors and hopefully the right meds.... for those of you who don't understand, it isn't fun having the "other 80%" parts of your brain running full throttle non stop 24/7. you folks don't want my bad dreams that last all night...
    Jdod1955 Jdod1955 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    My mom raised me with no excuses,

    no medication and no allowances/wiggle room. I was never treated differently than a normal child. Therefore, the only way will notice my adhd is if I tell you or if you are a hyper observant.
    Contentio Contentio 18-21, M 2 Responses May 3, 2014

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    そのハードしようと図を何が私と一緒に間違っていたほとんど i をしたときは常に夢みる、物事と最終的に鉛の試験の悪い結果がテストに失敗を覚えているのに苦労しますが、adhd...
    ayumiyoshida1996 ayumiyoshida1996 18-21, F Dec 21, 2014

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    Maybe it's just me, though I know it isn't.

    But whenever I order my repeat Ritalin - or any other methylphenidate medication - prescription, the doctors treat it like it is some next level forbidden formula. Yes I am aware it can be abused, though attempting to create hurdles when it has been prescribed seems...
    adsbt adsbt 26-30, M Nov 25, 2014

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    Finding it difficult to strive

    for my goals. I'm going to talk to my doctor about getting back on the meds. I don't want to because I went through hell but I'd rather be successful at life then drag my way through it.
    thebookaholic thebookaholic 22-25, F Jun 18

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    theyayo theyayo 18-21, M Jun 1

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    My mind goes a million miles per second.

    Heck, even right now, I'm already into the next four conversations, in my head. Obviously, that was a little of an exaggeration but, that's the best way I can describe what I have. It's not that I can't focus, the problem is, I focus on too much at once. From being a child to...
    Snarkie Snarkie 31-35, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I didn't find out that I have ADHD

    until very recently. When I was diagnosed, I was actually relieved; I'm not just scatter-brained, disorganized, and absent-minded for no reason. I just can't concentrate on my own very well without hyper focusing. Meds have helped so much, and they don't give me any bad side...
    sheridanlugo sheridanlugo 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2014

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    I was told I was ADHD in second grade

    and today I am a senior in high school battling it I have many storys of being off my meds but some thing I need to know if its just me or not that some time when on my meds my mind is empty and full at the same time like snow on the tv that buzzing sound you know
    binickle binickle 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    I've been taking my medication every day

    for twelve years now. That can't be healthy