When people my age with AD/HD say “I have it but it’s not that big a deal” or “I have it but it doesn’t define me” I always feel like they’re lying a little bit, but not to me; to themselves.
Of course mine defines me. It’s in my brain, dude. And while I need to work with it in harmony, it’s never going away. It’s like my roommate or sibling or something, but it has exactly as many seconds on its life as I do.
It’s my shadow, and my life is a constant battle to keep the roles from reversing. The moment I become my ADHD’s shadow, it’s all over.
Do a lot of the world a favor, and think about it.
Submitted by domo-in-a-lunch-box
I know it isn’t the meme itself, but I was bored and (being a science major) I was curious to see the difference between amphetamine (adderall) and lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (Vyvanse) on a chemical level. I thought I would share it with you all if you are interested.
Admin: I’m definitely no chemistry junkie, but this is actually kinda fascinating! If I’m reading this right at all then in a nutshell that would mean Adderall is much more compressed (and maybe concentrated) compared to Vyvanse?
Read more because it’s long and whoops I’m a bit mad.
I need to ask someone about it. I think I have it.
The ask box is always open. We’d be happy to give you a hand.
Submitted by summers-wind
Does anyone do that thing where you’re totally convinced that you have ADD, ADHD, Aspergers or are Clinically Depressed even though you’ve never ever visited a shrink and only take adderall during final exams?
Does anyone do that thing where they abuse vital drugs for their own personal gain and then think there might be something wrong with them?
That’s just you. There is something wrong with you, and it’s called insensitivity and selfishness. If you think there’s something wrong with you, get thee to a psychiatrist and stop making those of us who do go to therapy and do need drugs like Adderall feel inferior for having issues you see as a phase to be taken lightly.
you can make fun of me about literally anything except my ADHD. that’s the one thing that i hate most about myself since i can’t help it. i’m on medication for it but it still makes my thoughts jumbled and it hinders my ability to express what’s on my mind in words. it makes me feel unintelligent. this is dumb but i got made fun of at work and someone told me to control my ADHD and i’m still really mad about that. okay i’m done.
Mocking someone, period, is wrong, but attacking someone for something they can’t help, something so underrepresented and detrimental, is garbage.