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Thyroid Disorder, ADHD, Anxiety and, Depression

Thyroid Disorder, ADHD, Anxiety and, Depression

Last week I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism.

Reviewing the last several months, it’s amazing it took so long for the diagnosis to be made. By writing this article, I hope you can gain some awareness of what hypothyroidism might look like for you, so you don’t have to struggle as I did with apparent unexplainable symptoms.

For weeks I just wanted to sleep. Constant fatigue ruled my days, and yet insomnia led my night. For months, tingling, and numbness on the right side of my face, left arm, and leg made me sound when I talked like I was inebriated. (Think of Novocain that never entirely wears off). Uncontrollable shaking, trembling, and a startle reflex made it impossible for anyone to hear me. Brain fog, inability to concentrate, putting a sentence together, holding a thought, and wanting to curl up in bed, felt like the best place to be.

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Sense of Control

Sense of Control

The following is a guest blog from Jose Ventura, an amazing person with ADHD living in Chile.  Control has a different meaning depending on the surrounding context. Isn’t it odd that the word itself does not entirely own its definition? To have control over, to be in...

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ADHD, the Pandemic & Empathy

ADHD, the Pandemic & Empathy

I’ll admit…my true nature is that of an ambivert. This means that I vacillate between a thriving, energized feeling when surrounded by lots of people (preferably those with ADHD) and the contradictory need to be alone with my own thoughts and mind. Up until recently,...

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Marie Kondo Your ADHD

I’ll admit…I’m a huge fan of Marie Kondo…the petite, bubbly Japanese de-clutter-er. I first read her book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” years ago. I took to heart the “does it spark joy” question to help reduce some of my home’s clutter. Using the spark...

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