How many jobs have you had in the past three years? One point for each new job or contract up to a maximum of 48 points.
If you cut all the tags off your clothes because they drive you nuts give yourself a point. When you find socks or underwear that don’t bug you do you buy a 10-year supply? Two points, because ADHD can also be about sensory and emotional regulation.
When I said emotional
regulation did you “What? oh my god what?! What?!” give yourself a point and a chill pill.
If you’ve ever been worth several million dollars and now live with your mom give yourself two points. Have you ever thought about robbing your bank rather than waiting three minutes for the old lady who’s ahead of you at the ATM? Give yourself a point.
If you actually started going “ahem ahem” to the old lady give yourself a bonus point.
If you can do a week’s worth of food shopping in seven minutes give yourself a point.
If it’s all unhealthy stuff because you forgot your shopping list for that new healthy diet you were just going to start give yourself one more.
If you shop in the middle of the night because there’s no lineup and it’ll save you three minutes give yourself a point.
If you pace while you’re on the phone give yourself a point.
If you get up and pace during meetings give yourself another point. If you walked and paced during a wedding give yourself a point. If it was your wedding two points.
If you’re starting to fade give yourself a point and a protein bar. We can be enthusiastic but have trouble sustaining interest and protein actually helps.
If you would drive 300 miles out of your way to avoid a slowdown in traffic give yourself two points.
Do you feel like small talk is boring and you just want people to get on with it? Do you feel the same way about foreplay? Are you no longer listening? Give yourself two points. Hello? two points?