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Episode 9: Thanksgiving

This episode is simply me giving thanks to the good things about ADHD and to those who have made it possible for me to be here and for those who have shown their support.


Episode 8: Shift Your Focus with Heather Vickery

Did you know that something as simple as being grateful could actually change your brain? Neither did I. Listen as I speak to Heather Vickery author of Gratitude Journal: Shift Your Focus the new book Grow Grateful: A Gratitude Family for Kids and Families, and the executive producer and host of The Brave Files Podcast to discover how living with gratitude can change your brain and how you look at the world. Guest information: Website: https://vickeryandco.com/ A gifted coaching session...


Episode 7: Permission to Grieve with Shelby Forsythia

To follow last weeks episode about my grief after diagnosis Shelby Forsythia and I discuss her book Permission to Grieve and what that means. Grief affects us all in different ways and in different times of our lives. We need to stop fearing the grief and learn to accept and live with it as a part of what makes us who we are. Shelby Forsythia is the author of Permission to Grieve and podcast host of Coming Back: Conversations on Life After Loss. After the unexpected death of her mother in...


Episode 6: Try

When you get diagnosed later in life or at least later than most people with ADHD how it makes you feel and how it affects your life is profoundly different then someone diagnosed as a child and treated or even a teenager or while in college. It is still early enough to make changes and corrections to your path because you haven't really started it yet. For me and I am guessing others you have this moment where everything just finally clicks like the world was always slightly tilted but now...


Episode 5: Guest Interview with MSP Daniel Johnson

Member of Scottish Parliament Daniel Johnson is a husband, father, and former business owner. Mr. Johnson was diagnosed with ADHD almost 6 years ago after his wife brought the subject up. He discusses how those with inattentive type that have flown under the radar for years begin to almost hit a crisis point once the structures of being at home and in school are no longer there. As we get older, we begin our careers and start families with all of that comes stress which brings the symptoms...


Episode 4: Landslide

Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria is a symptom of ADHD that most of us have but no one really talks about. In this episode I talk about what RSD is and how it affects us and give examples from my life and how it has affected me. The emotions come hard and fast and can feel like a landslide. Full Show Notes Available On My Website: https://www.excusemyadhd.com/episode-4/


Episode 3: I will wait

I will wait is about well waiting. In this episode I talk about all of the waiting involved with pharmacogenomic testing as well as what happened when I received my results and where I went from there. Full Show Notes Available On My Website: https://www.excusemyadhd.com/episode-3/


Episode 0: Excuse My ADHD

In this episode I will explain a little bit about why I am doing this and why you should listen. I will also cover the what, a description of the layout and format you can expect. Enjoy!


Episode 2: Shake It Out

"When the devil is on your back you have to Shake him off" Florence and the Machine 'Shake it out' In this episode I discuss how I was diagnosed with ADHD from online doctors, to nightmare Psychiatrist reviews, Primary Care Physician, and finally a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Full Show Notes Available on my website: https://www.excusemyadhd.com/episode-2/


Episode 1: Everything I am

This episode is a description of my symptoms and how they affected my life and made me everything I am. I talk about everything from elementary school multiplication, to high-school late nights, college, relationships and work. They say to have ADHD you have to be able to demonstrate that symptoms have been there since childhood, check, and that it effects more than one area of your life, check, check, check. Full Show Notes available on my website: https://www.excusemyadhd.com/episode-1/