For those of us with ADD

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mamaberr
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Re: For those of us with ADD

Post by mamaberr » Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:00 am

Fellow adhd person here
The strategy sounds good, but 5 minutes?
Seems awfully short to get anything done

Then again maybe that way, every hour u get 30min of good productive time.

I'm going to try ur strategy with a 10 min. Timer (and if its too short or long adjust accordingly)

It is AMAZING how distractible I can be!!

What meds r u on? I've only tried (edited) l but that ends up keeping me up all night or if I take just once in a.m. I really crash in the afternoon...so I didn't like the seesaw of that...just felt unhealthy....so I'm trying to muddle thru without anything. Drinking more tea, but lately even that's not working.

Do u have organizational issues too or just distractibility?

Stacy
Last edited by DianeB on Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:09 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: discussion of prescription medication

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Re: For those of us with ADD

Post by DianeB » Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:11 pm

We don't discuss alternative recovery treatments or
other prescription medication. We aren't professionals
here and realize that it is best left between you and
your individual physician.

Hugs....
Hugs....

with Love

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Re: For those of us with ADD

Post by Tam105 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:42 am

I use a timer when I am researching online because I have spent hours researching which keeps me from getting other things done? I totally get the timer idea and it has helped me. I am working on organizing everything. Sure helps to have a place for for things. Keeps clean up much easier.

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