Posted by space cadet
on December 26, 1999 at 20:39:08:
In Reply to: I've been there, done that.... posted by Sunstorm on December 26, 1999 at 02:43:12:
: Dear Karen,
: I've been having the same problems you are, and I certainly understand what you are up against.
: Fortunately in my case I can get by, but in your case I would definitely get counseling and meds, and not just for your
: ADD. I skirted along the edges of major depression more than once, and I'm sure you feel depressed
: about the copious amounts of grief our problem has presented us. I just wanted you to know you're not
: the only one in your predicament. It's all too easy to feel like you are the only one with ADD, like a
: alien from another planet. As ADD'ers, we don't need people's pity, we need people to understand we
: don't do the things we do to be annoying or eccentric. We have a problem that is not our fault.
: I also wanted to give you a (((((((hug))))))), you can use one. Take care Karen......and feel free to drop me a line
: if you like.
: Sunstorm, a sunburnt space cadet
Just wanted to say thanks for listening and responding. BTW, what meds did you take and how do you get them? Do you have to go through a long screening process or what? I want Ritalin.