ADHD Clues: School Reports

Here are extracts from my childhood: school reports. Although I was academically able and enjoyed most aspects of school, my problems with listening; impulsiveness; issues with group work; and troubles with friendships were evident even when I was seven. I was never an obvious ‘daydreamer’ and my inattention manifested in a difficulty with listening toContinue reading “ADHD Clues: School Reports”

Galaxy Brain: A Poem

Serenity a mysterycalm a desirewhich holds meaningin the minds of thosewho exist in singularlinemoving with grace ona linear bridgebetween ideasconceptsplans I hold them close like gemsas though their skillstransmitbyosmosisinto a mind which cannotrealise timein it’sincomprehensibledesignmoving to a placein a futurewhichlike a circleexists outsideof thereeverywhereallatonceor never at all My mind twists stringsFrom forgotten thingswhich constructpatternsclueslike footstepsContinue reading “Galaxy Brain: A Poem”

My World In Extremes!

I have ADHD and my brain is like a supercomputer. I process everything at a million miles an hour and just taking the time to slow down can be intensely hard. Just writing the word ‘intense’ makes me think about how intense I am as a person – I have ADHD and I don’t doContinue reading “My World In Extremes!”

My ADHD – How Does It Affect My Life?

A number of people have asked me about my own ADHD so I thought I’d compile a list of ways it affects me on a daily basis! – Struggling to focus on anything I don’t enjoy: School was okay most of the time as I LOVE learning (and lessons were only an hour), but putContinue reading “My ADHD – How Does It Affect My Life?”

Why I’ve Settled On The Name ‘ADHD Galaxy’

Over the last few days, I’ve sat here and sat here thinking about the perfect name for social media! Only ever using Instagram and Twitter a little in the past, I realise now is the time to get ‘savvy on social media’ as I look to promote my book Hadie & Adah and raise AwarenessContinue reading “Why I’ve Settled On The Name ‘ADHD Galaxy’”

Personifiying My ADHD Mind – Please Understand Me!

Everything is as vivid as the first flower of spring, which, like organic fire, pierces the frozen ground on its tenacious effort to feel the first rays of infant sunshine. Also, everything is cluttered like the studio of a scattered artist, who, like a tornado of insatiable creativity, tries desperately to draw linear compositions, yetContinue reading “Personifiying My ADHD Mind – Please Understand Me!”