THE REAL KEY IS FINDING YOURSELF
Detoxing from medication isn't always voluntary. I want you to know detox is why I utook almost two weeks off of blogging. In fact, it might be something you've gone through yourself. I changed jobs two weeks ago. That's not a major life change for most, but managing...read more
Life After Diagnosis While living with ADHD, you get acquainted with loss pretty well. If loss was a language, I'd speak it better than I do English. I'm on such familiar terms with loss, I felt like my blog wouldn't be complete without shouting it out in the title....read more
Binaural and isochronic tones for sleeping have become a hot trend in the mental health world over the past few years. If you haven't heard of them, that's ok. They are sounds that play in your ears to alter your brain waves and produce a certain result...read more
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
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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