THE REAL KEY IS FINDING YOURSELF
We're talking about ADHD and sleep, but let's start with a story: I majored in English at Penn State. You want to catch my attention? Talk about Shakespeare. In Macbeth, one of the best lines is when Macbeth plagued by a guilty conscience wakes up in the middle of the...read more
Women with ADHD Women with ADHD this post is for you, my sisters. The first step to solving a problem is always to call it out.We do not have to earn our keep. We get caught up too often in the need to perform instead of being who we are. There are so...read more
Pinterest as therapy? Why not? It's late and we are all tired. Americans have had an emotional week. We said goodbye and we said hello. I don't know what the next four years will bring but I do know this: we can't lose our sense of humor. I need a good laugh. You...read more
Note from René: I put out a call for guest posts a few weeks ago because I know you all have important stories to tell as well and I wanted you to have the opportunity to express it and share your wisdom with my readers. The first one to take me up on it was Lady J an...read more
Feel? Depression doesn't really involve that Depression is a beast, as we have been discussing. I think Tin man in the Wiz said it well when he asked "What would I do I'd I could feel?" We imagine that one day our emotions will thaw out and life will become wonderful...read more
Unhappy . . . And ok? I'm unhappy. If you couldn't tell, go back and read the post from Monday. I am stressed to the maximum. You know what though? It is perfectly ok. See, somewhere along the lines of trying to keep a lid on this ADHD madness I think I've become...read more
Who am I? Well, for starters, my name is René. Ever since I can remember, I have been a typical ADHDer. I lose my keys, my books, my essays, my homework, and my glasses when they are on my face. I was diagnosed at the tender age of 11, but never received treatment until age 25. The experience of learning that what I have is real and that it can be worked with began there.
Black Girl Lost Keys was created to share the experience of receiving a diagnosis of ADHD late in life, all while being part of a demographic that is still largely skeptical of mental illnesses.Read More
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