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Living With Autism and ADHD

I have autism and ADHD. I’m 40 years old and I received my diagnosis for both conditions when I was 39 years old. I won’t pretend to be a guru about either condition. I’m doing my best to furiously sprint up an insanely steep learning curve to understand both conditions. Both neurodiverse brain types have […]

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Navigating Depression and ADHD as a Creative

It’s 7am. I’m getting up. Doesn’t sound unusual. Thing is, I went down for a nap at 6pm yesterday. I was tired. Again, sounds normal and reasonable. I have long Covid. I tested positive for Covid early December 2020. I was extremely ill for 2 weeks. It’s now the middle of May 2021. I’m still […]

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Chemicals In My Brain Are Liars

*Trigger warning* *Contains references to suicide* This has been one of the most incredible weeks of my life. I opened my heart to someone special. I did it without wanting anything in return, other than the desire for a more honest friendship. I poemed the fucking shitâ„¢ out of people. I grew closer to my daughter.  […]