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Undiagnosed: It’s Elementary

  22.01.2020   Nikki   2e   No comments

I didn’t come to despise school until middle and high school; my feelings about elementary school were just kind of… meh. It’s a shame, because I remember how over-the-moon excited

What is “2e” and What is Meant by “Gifted”: part one

  31.12.2019   Nikki   2e   No comments

Some of you may have caught me referring to myself and/or my son as 2e. This was a categorization of sorts that I’d heard thrown around in the gifted community

Losing my Mojo or, How I Learned to Prefer Adderall XR over Vyvanse

A little update on my “medication of ADHD:” I’d been going along swimmingly with the Adderall XR. I hung out at 15 mg for a few weeks, which is a

Adderall XR: I Take it Daily to Manage Adult ADHD

Buckle up, this post is on the long side. Medical and psychiatric professionals who prescribe stimulant medications to people with ADHD tell you that it’s absolutely safe (and often advisable)

ADHD, Daily Life, and Missed Opportunities: I’m Not Actually an Introvert or Antisocial

  5.11.2019   Nikki   Life With ADHD   No comments

I realized I haven’t done much writing about how ADHD impacts my daily life and all the simple, little ways it causes some serious heartache. To be honest, I’m just

Runnin’ Up That Hill

So I’m not quite a full month in to this ADHD medication experiment. I had my check-in appointment this past Thursday, and I’m still in the “tritation” phase—that is, slowly