Rick Green, Patrick McKenna, ADHD documentary, ADD & Loving It?!

The Best Thing Anyone Ever Said About ADHD Medication

By Rick Green

I’ve stopped and started taking ADHD medication four times.

The first time I started was nearly 15 years ago.

The fourth time I started medication was yesterday.

Over the next month, I’ll tell the story of each start & stop. Each time I started was for a different reason. Each time I stopped was for a different reason.

But today, I want to talk about why I stopped taking medication the second time, and why I started again. Because it was the only time I succumbed to pressure and other people’s opinions.

Symptoms of ADHD, Adult ADHD

7 Reasons I Couldn’t Possibly Have ADHD

You’ve always known you were different. Even in childhood. Ah, but why? Why does life seem so challenging? Maybe you’re just a dreamer, or restless, or impulsive? Maybe you’re creative or sensitive? What about the possibility of ADD/ADHD? Dare we mention that an estimated 5 out of 6 adults who qualify as ADD/ADHD have not been diagnosed? Deep down, they may suspect, “I might have a touch of that”, because they are struggling with one or more of Attention, Focus, Organizing, Prioritizing, Restlessness, Emotionality, Sensitivity, Distractibility, Procrastination, and Impulsivity…