Bag of Tricks

  “Felix the cat, the wonderful, wonderful cat, Whenever he gets in a fix, he reaches into his bag of tricks.” That’s the theme song to a cartoon I loved to watch as a kid. Felix the cat was always … Continue reading

The Power of Words

Words are important. They can hurt us or heal us, create conflict or promote peace and understanding. Words can support us in our darkest hours or hurl us into dark despair. Words have the power to point the way to … Continue reading

The Road to Overwhelm

People with ADHD often describe themselves as being overwhelmed. What goes into feeling overwhelmed? The two main ingredients are avoidance and time. Most everyone goes to work or school, has places to go, people to see, bills to pay, taxes … Continue reading

Handling Mail the OHIO Way

I opened my mailbox and there were two magazines, five catalogues, a few offers to save money on my car insurance, four political ads, two bills, a bank statement and a notice for jury duty. Paper seems to be come … Continue reading

Tolerations

My Border Collie Bubba has a big basket of toys in my living room. Bubba is really good at taking all of his toys out of the basket and scattering them around the floor and though he is really smart, … Continue reading

Not My Dishes

At my support group for women with ADHD the topic of doing the dishes came up and everybody had something to say about that. Unless you use paper plates and plastic utensils or eat with your hands and never cook … Continue reading