Thursday Thoughts from an ADHDer

By Luce Carter

Thursday Thoughts from an ADHDer

Thursday Thoughts from an ADHDer

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#9・

Thursday Thoughts from an ADHDer - Issue #9

So this week I had a review of my medication. It's not been long enough yet to decide it's not for me so we have increased my dosage to 100mg and see what happens.I am currently in Dublin at the moment meeting my amazing team! Well some of them. Sadly three m…

 
#8・

Thursday Thoughts from an ADHDer - Issue #8

Same Sh** Different Day when it comes to medication. Still no change :(But today I got a diffuser for my office where I can try different essential oils and see if it helps! Been another tough week with my head. I just can't get focused, its a real struggle 😔…

 
#7・

Thursday Thoughts from an ADHDer - Issue #7

Been a quiet week in many ways. Been focusing a lot on the talks I am giving next month for MongoDB, so lots of rehearsals, including with a speaker coach.I played Twilight Imperium on Saturday, a complex turn-based strategy board game. It takes about 12 hour…

 
#6・

Thursday Thoughts from an ADHDer - Issue #6

No change with medication this week, still just keeping on taking it and waiting to see if it ever works.Overall, concentration is as bad as ever. My brain keeps jumping between work articles I'm working on, youtube videos I want to watch, two talks I am givi…

 
#5・

Thursday Thoughts from an ADHDer - Issue #5

Nothing much to report this week either with my medication. As it is non-stimulant ADHD medication, it will take a while to get into my system so no sign of improvement yet but also no side effects, so yay!I am currently in London to attend the Agenda Committ…

 
#4・

Thursday Thoughts from an ADHDer - Issue #4

There were some issues getting hold of my new prescription this week so in fact I haven't taken them long enough to have any feedback. I am currently on 50mg Atomoxetine which is a non-stimulant and will take a while to get into my system.Overall its been a v…

 
#3・

Thursday Thoughts from an ADHDer - Issue #3

Not much to report this week. I had a review on Tuesday morning and since the stimulant type medications weren't working, we are moving me on to non-stimulants, which will take longer to get in my system as they aren't fast-acting like the stimulant group med…

 
#2・

Thursday Thoughts from an ADHDer - Issue #2

So it has been 7 days now since I began taking Concerta XL 36mg. Tomorrow my dose is upped to 72mg so see how that feels.Honestly, so far I haven't noticed a difference. I am not suddenly super focused. I still struggle to not zone out when spoken to sometime…

 
#1・

Thursday Thoughts from an ADHDer - Issue #1

I have struggled for many years now and as I got older, I was able to understand myself better and also do research and it came to my attention that I definitely have some symptoms of ADHD. I went to my local doctor who referred me to the local ADHD service, …