What I Give Up Breakfast For

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That’s what the cereal commercials told me. I can’t do my best if I don’t eat a good breakfast, right? Ah ha! That explains it! I have discovered the cause of all of my failures in life. All of the unmet potential can be traced back […]

Yelling at Road Signs

Some might say that I am easily distracted.  I just say that I notice everything.  Not for very long, but I notice things.  And it’s not just squirrels.  For instance when I was younger I had this fear that I was going to be the victim of a hit-and-run accident, and I knew that getting plowed […]

How ADHD Can Affect a Singing Career

My regular readers, along with anyone who has ever met me for more than three seconds, is aware that I am somewhat afflicted with ADHD, and that it often wreaks havoc on my personal life, in terms of general distractability, forgetfulness, and bouncing hypersplosions.  But what many of you may not realize is the toll […]

I Used to Think I Was Quirky

Personalities are now mental classifications.  Remember when people used to be “jerks,” or “spacey,” or “forgetful,” or “melancholy?”  Now they all have something.  Now they have oppositional defiant disorder, or ADHD, or depression.  I’m not saying that these are not all real things, because they totally are, but sometimes I miss the days when I […]

Should Have Taken My Meds First

So last week I started taking some medication to hopefully help with my focusing issues, and I have to say that I think it is helping.  I am getting a lot more done, I am already more organized, and when I do get distracted I realize it quickly and am able to quit the distraction […]

So You Want To Start Making Ecstasy…

Last Friday I went to my doctor and asked to be screened for ADHD.  Well, my new doctor.  My old doctor quit and went into sports medicine, which was fine with me because, honestly, I found him a little intimidating.  The last thing I need is super good-looking doctor in great shape looking at my […]