Posts tagged "adderall"

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 it feels like to have an ADD brain. While I think I would still love weaving even if I didn’t have attentio…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 24, 2014

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 have a really hard time answering that question, because A) I have no idea what goes on in their brain and…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 22, 2014

Study: Students Love Tweeting About Adderall

According to a recent study at Brigham Young University, Adderall has become increasingly common among college students looking for a boost during finals week and midterms. BYU turned to Twitter to determine how often Adderall was mentioned in students' social media lives. Among 132,099 unique users, a total of 213,633 tweets mentioned…
By: Claire Hannum / November 29, 2013

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 men's magazine. On the weekends, I was determined to grow a freelance career that, god willing, would allow me to quit. Freelance writing, especially whe…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 9, 2012

Lily Allen Thinks American Celebs Aren’t Normal, Abuse Adderall

"I wasn’t eating … [I was] going out at night. I guess when you’re not eating you have to distract yourself with other things. Come three o’clock it was like, ‘Oh I suppose it’s acceptable to have a glass of wine.’ And then by four o’clock I would have had four glasses. It’s not the…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 5, 2011

Quickies!: Pegged Jeans Are Cruel Fashion Joke

Pegged jeans are a cruel fashion joke. [Shine] Do you use your period as an excuse to get out of doing things? [Shine] Mattel is releasing a limited edition Barbie set of Elvis and Priscilla Presley. [Popbytes] Get the scoop on Adderall, the little peach pills invading college campuses.
By: Annika Harris / August 14, 2008

E-Venge: The Scary New Trend In Breakups

Internet bullying isn’t just for kids anymore, grown-ups are responsible for the growing trend of online torture. A gaggle of scorned ex-girlfriends have set up websites, revised online profiles, sold their stuff on eBay, and posted unflattering accounts of their experiences on the internet in an attempt to wreck their former loved one…
By: Simcha / May 8, 2008