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True Story: Learning To Love My Adult ADHD

It’s a long walk to the nurse’s office between lunch and recess; if I get there quickly, before my friends notice I’m gone, then I won’t have to reveal why…

Rachel Brodsky | August 21, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Weaving Is The Best Thing To Happen To My ADD Brain Since Adderall

Lucca is a little bit jealous of my loom.
I can’t even start to explain why I love weaving so much without first explaining, as best I can, what…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 24, 2014 - 12:00 pm

10 Life-Changing Cleaning & Organizing Tips For People With ADD

For pretty much my whole life, I’ve been a huge slob. We’re talking gigantic piles of clothes on the floor, dirty dishes all over the house, disgusting bathroom, “What is…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 1, 2014 - 11:00 am

How To Tell If You Have ADHD

When people find out I take Adderall for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), they often want to know what that feels like. What makes my brain different from theirs? I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 22, 2014 - 11:30 am

20 Tips For Loving Someone With ADD

Being in a relationship with someone who has ADD presents some unique challenges. Conversations tend to jump rapidly from one topic to another. Shiny objects might distract them during important…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 2, 2013 - 12:00 pm

I Have ADD

When I first started taking Adderall, it wasn’t prescribed to me — it was my boyfriend’s. It was 2006, and I had a fun but creatively unfulfilling job at a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 9, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Have A Picking Problem

This weekend, I made an horrifying discovery. I have a bald spot. It’s small, but it’s at the top of my head, right where, if the hair around it is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 5, 2011 - 11:00 am

Dealbreaker: The Unmedicated Guy

It didn’t take long for me to figure out something about Nick* was different. Everything about him was outsized, super-charming and a bit impulsive. For our second date, he seriously…

Jessica Wakeman | September 13, 2011 - 2:00 pm