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No….it wasn’t a Led Zeppelin reference. But now that you mention it, it could be. I never thought of that.

I cringed when I saw the words  “you sound very creative”. It brings out all the same negative emotions you’ve been describing. Somewhere deep down inside I still believe it, and I have not yet given up completely. But it’s hard to keep on believing.

That’s a pretty impressive list of skills you have there. With skills like that I am sure you can find a way to make money somehow.

The problem with ADHD is  it’s not that you don’t know how to things, it’s that you can’t do them.  It’s the planning and the organizing and follow through that trips us up.

That’s the paradox that makes it so hard for people to believe in ADHD, because it looks like we can do it if we want to and when we don’t we’re just being lazy.

And it’s what causes us to beat ourselves up because we know we can do it but we don’t so we think we’re just being lazy, or we’re just stupid.

Like I said before, I can’t really offer much advice. I haven’t managed to get my own life together. My brother and his family dropped by today and we had to clear junk off of the chairs and couch so they could have a place to sit. The room is so cluttered that there is barely even room to move.  It really stressed out my nephew who’s autistic and they ended up having to leave because he couldn’t be here any more. He doesn’t like to stay long even when it’s clean but I know it bothers him more if it’s messy.

On the plus side I managed to dig up a Christmas wreath for the front door and made up a little flower arrangement with some plastic poinsettias  and other artificial flowers.  I completely forgot about getting my lights up….maybe I’ll still have time.