Are you just taking Concerta, or are you working with a life coach or psychologist for behaviour modification?
As with any mental condition, meds aren’t enough. You still need to put structures in place. As I’ve found out.
Meds are like training wheels. They’ll help you keep your balance, but you still need to learn how to ride that bike without them.
As you get used to the new structures and methods and habits, you may very well find that you don’t need as high a dose of the meds. A few very lucky people find that, eventually, they don’t need the meds at all. Everyone is different.
Last night, I saw “ADD…and Mastering It” on PBS, and it gave quite a few pointers too. One of them was, “Don’t wait for inspiration to strike. Take action, and the inspiration will come.”
Evidently, we all have trouble getting motivated!REPORT ABUSE