Run For Your Life: Coming Out From Under the Covers

"You initially become funny as a kid because you're looking for attention and love. Psychologists think that's all to do with mother abandonment. I think John Cleese has his depressions, and Terry Gilliam's the same. All of us together make one completely insane person."                       … Continue reading Run For Your Life: Coming Out From Under the Covers

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Phoney foibles

Yup, so I did it again. It was back on Oct. 4 -- I had another of those dyslexic, forgetful, foolish days. In the car on the way to the airport I decided it was time to set a security code on my cell phone. And, no, I wasn't driving -- I have a hard enough time … Continue reading Phoney foibles

What us wheel-running gerbils can learn from chefs

"It's like a very ... Zen-like thing. All my knives are clean. Clean cutting board. Clear space to work. Clear mind." - Greg Barr, sous-chef at New York City's Esca One of the tenets of living successfully with ADHD is staying organized. I use various tools and practices which I previously wrote about (see "Where is ... … Continue reading What us wheel-running gerbils can learn from chefs

Productive Procrastinator

“The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese Proverb I've always wondered how people got stuff done. I mean, really. If you have a full-time job, how is one supposed to get to the bank, pick up groceries, pay bills, go to the dentist, … Continue reading Productive Procrastinator

The stupid things I do thanks to my ADDled brain

Good Saturday morning, oh crap, I guess I mean afternoon. See? I really can't seem to keep track of time. Anyway, today I thought I'd write about one of the many slightly embarrassing things I've done over the years thanks to my somewhat muddled mind. I'll save the truly shameful ones for a later post when I'm … Continue reading The stupid things I do thanks to my ADDled brain