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A Hungry Mouth

An image of a woman's mouth while closed.

A closed mouth doesn’t get fed. Right? One of the most humbling parts of managing a diagnosis, and life in general is learning to recognize our limitations. Limitations mean having less self-sufficiency. Less self-sufficiency?means asking?for help. Spoiler alert: I?hate asking for help.? There’s a saying “a closed mouth doesn’t get fed,” and like so many…

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Bursting at the Seams

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Black and Sensitive?

Black folks like to pick on each other.  Maybe it began as an alternative to eating our young,this hyper criticism that we display. We beat them up to supposedly prepare them for a world that won’t appreciate them. We are hazed into adulthood, literally and figuratively.  Our weight, or looks, our smarts and our personalities…

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3 Ways ADHD Coaching Can Help

ADHD Coaching? What the heck is that? Are they like a life coach? Let me give you a quick overview. ADHD Coaching is working with an individual who helps you to manage your ADHD and work on developing your skills to meet your goals. 1. In ADHD Coaching your goals are clearly defined. One of…

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Consistently Inconsistent

Consistent

As always, I’m grateful you have come to listen to what I have to say. Just leaving a quick note to say if you know someone, whether you love or hate them or are just tired of their ADHD having behind, drop them the URL. If you’re loving what you read, like?Black Girl, Lost Keys…

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Mental Health Isn’t “For Whites Only”

Being black can put you in a precarious situation. It is a slippery slope where you are constantly being accused of either being “too black” or the ever-dreaded “too white.” So far in my life, I have been told more times than I care to get into that I’m just not black enough. All of…

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ADHD: The Christmas Caper

Navigating the world of ADHD from an African American perspective. Sounds lofty, doesn’t it? I thought so. I imagined hipsters coming to view and marvel over how I manage to work my way through life with what some people consider to be a disability (I don’t know about this disability thing- more on that later).…

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