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blackdog
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That’s good, that you’re remembering things. I don’t know about you but I don’t usually remember things in detail. I need to have something to trigger the memory. Which contributes a lot to my tendency to hoard. I can’t throw things away because they remind me of someone or something that I might forget otherwise.

I was late for school almost every single day and rarely got my assignments done on time. I would always leave things to the last minute and struggle with figuring out what to do with them. Then when there was no time left I would finally sit down and focus on it and inspiration would strike like lightning.  Then I would sit up all night to get it done.

I was almost never mentally present in class, always staring out the window, daydreaming or doodling. Teachers would have to call my name several times before I heard them. When I was paying attention I would blurt out answers and interrupt teachers and students.

At home, mom would pester me to clean my room until it got so bad she finally gave up and cleaned it herself. And I would zone out regularly and they would have to shout at me to get my attention. I had to be woke up several times in the morning before I finally got up and was always tired and crabby. And I never knew what day it was. I don’t know how many times I woke my father up on a Saturday or Sunday to tell him he was late for work. When I was getting dressed I would frequently forget an article of clothing. I can remember being halfway down the stairs when I realized I had no shirt on. And one time in the winter when I left for school and part way down the sidewalk realized my feet were cold. I had forgotten to put my boots on.

Wow, after typing all that I think there is no doubt I had ADD when I was a kid. The only question is, do I still have it?

 

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