Confessions of an ADHD Blogger

Confessions of an ADHD Blogger After a year and a half of sharing my life, I suddenly realized that I have never explained where A Dose of Healthy Distraction came from. So this is the story of a blog. Can we say, ADHD? I should have written this post ages ago. Instead I taught myself […]

ADHD Is Not An Excuse

My friend Kerri recently put up this post. Which made me think I should update my own. Thanks Kerri! Every so often I hear someone use ADHD as an excuse for some action or behavior they regret.  The people that say this type of thing often do not have ADD.  And if they do there are […]

ADHD Women: A Study in Contrast

  I have a predilection for living a life of extremes. From the outside it appears I conduct my life rather haphazardly. Having a conversation with me is a bit like talking to the Mad Hatter. I change subjects a lot. I get excited when talking about something I am passionate about, and I talk […]

What I Learned About Women’s Hormones & ADHD

I have been feeling a little hormonal lately.   So much so that I actually asked my doctor during my yearly exam if I could be perimenopausal. She says I am not perimenopausal because I am only 37. The symptoms I listed for her: Irritability Mental confusion Fatigue Spotting between periods Frequent periods Heavier than normal […]

Intermittent Fasting and ADHD

Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post but it does contain affiliate links.  Any purchases from Amazon support this website.   The best way to explain how I use intermittent fasting is to explain the difference between two very trendy words: Fasting and Detoxifying Detoxifying involves removing wastes, chemicals and other icky stuff from our […]