Connecting the Dots: My Midlife Journey with Adult AD/HD



[PDF / Epub] ❤ Connecting the Dots: My Midlife Journey with Adult AD/HD ✅ Gabriella West – E17streets4all.co.uk Most of us have heard of ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder , so why is it so common for women not to be diagnosed until they are in midlife While boys manifest their ADHD in hyperactive be Most of Dots: My PDF/EPUB ¼ us have heard of ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder , so why is it so common for women not to be diagnosed until they are in midlife While boys manifest their ADHD in Connecting the Epub / hyperactive behaviors, female sufferers tend to internalize their symptoms, contending with anxiety, depression, demoralization, and self esteem issues Because of this, a woman s diagnosis often comes later on, with the realization that she is just the Dots: My eBook ☆ not coping with life, work, and relationships as well as she should be She s not meeting anyone s expectations, certainly not her ownSo much has been discovered in the last ten years about ADHD in girls and women, but a lot of it s still not commonly known Awareness of your symptoms is the key to change, and it all begins with self awarenessNovelist Gabriella West is refreshingly candid about her journey towards a diagnosis of ADHD, which started a few years ago when she encouraged her female partner to get a diagnosis She uncovers of a family history of the disorder, looking back at her own mother s life as a divorced American in Ireland in the s In Connecting the Dots she highlights common symptoms women with inattentive type ADHD experience, and shows that although getting a diagnosis is not necessarily easy, the relief of finding an explanation for things that previously just seemed wrong is enormous and healingwords including appendices that offer the scoop on current ADHD meds and a checklist of symptoms for inattentive ADHD.Connecting the Dots: My Midlife Journey with Adult AD/HD

Born in Dots: My PDF/EPUB ¼ California, grew up in Ireland, moved to the Bay Area in I m the author of LGBT themed novels, including Time of Grace and Elsie Street Two recent books are set in Connecting the Epub / England in the th century A Knight s Tale Kenilworth explores the events of the Second Barons War through the eyes of a squire, Will, living in Simon de Montfort s household Book was published the Dots: My eBook ☆ in March My most recent book is Return to Carlsbad, the third book in the Elsie Street contemporary MM romance series set in San Francisco and Southern CaliforniaI have published some nonfiction works too, including a memoir, Connecting the Dots My Midlife Journey with Adult AD HD, now available as an audiobookI ve been on Goodreads a long time, but only a small selection of the books I read own make it onto GoodreadsLastly, I m pretty good about responding to friend requests.

Connecting the Dots: My Midlife Journey with Adult AD/HD
    Connecting the Dots: My Midlife Journey with Adult AD/HD girls and women, but a lot of it s still not commonly known Awareness of your symptoms is the key to change, and it all begins with self awarenessNovelist Gabriella West is refreshingly candid about her journey towards a diagnosis of ADHD, which started a few years ago when she encouraged her female partner to get a diagnosis She uncovers of a family history of the disorder, looking back at her own mother s life as a divorced American in Ireland in the s In Connecting the Dots she highlights common symptoms women with inattentive type ADHD experience, and shows that although getting a diagnosis is not necessarily easy, the relief of finding an explanation for things that previously just seemed wrong is enormous and healingwords including appendices that offer the scoop on current ADHD meds and a checklist of symptoms for inattentive ADHD."/>
  • Kindle Edition
  • 27 pages
  • Connecting the Dots: My Midlife Journey with Adult AD/HD
  • Gabriella West
  • English
  • 03 June 2018

10 thoughts on “Connecting the Dots: My Midlife Journey with Adult AD/HD

  1. says:

    Connecting the Dots My Midlife Journey with Adult AD HD is a short, booklet length book, but it is packed with information, tips and resources about adult AD HD as well as the related but different condition known as Sluggish Cognitive Tempo, or SCT, which is something I had never heard of before but has its own set of symptoms.Gabriella West tells her story in an accessible, easy to read way In the introduction, she explains that her goal is to help midlife women navigate through the challen Connecting the Dots My Midlife Journey with Adult AD HD is a short, booklet length book, but it is packed with information, tips and resources about adult AD HD as well as the related but different condition known as Sluggish Cognitive Tempo, or SCT, which is something I had never heard of before but has its own set of symptoms.Gabriella West tells her story in an accessible, easy to read way In the introduction, she explains that her goal is to help midlife women navigate through the challenges of living with newly diagnosed ADHD, as well as to help women feel empowered to be able to make positive changes in their lives In this book, she provides the reader with tools to do just that She examines her childhood, recalling being a spacey kid, quiet and chubby, and her parents behavior, wondering whether her undiagnosed mother did in fact suffer from AD HD, which is often inherited As an adult, she begins to notice the woman she is dating exhibiting certain behaviors such as chronic lateness, and in attempting to get help for her, she begins to eventually question her own behavior and to connect the dots.West describes how women in the past have often gone undiagnosed, finding themselves floundering in their adult lives, unable to find fulfilling work or lacking focus without really knowing why I learned so much reading this book Girls and women primarily have the inattentive form of ADHD, which manifests itself in feelings of not being smart or that something is wrong with them Women struggle in particular with clutter, hoarding, organization, filing, taxes, cleaning house Something I picked up reading this book was the freedom that a diagnosis of AD HD can give a woman because a diagnosis and treatment can help her to live up to her full potential What a wonderful thing, to know why you do the things you do and to have answers The appendices include recommended books as well as drug information, and a check list Do I have ADD This is a valuable guide for any woman who thinks they, or someone they care about, may have undiagnosed AD HD

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    Just published

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    I don t often read non fiction, but this one caught my interest, starting with the cover Let s face it the combat boots tied like pink ballet slippers have a weird discordance that captures the imagination.As a woman who is often pulled in so many directions, I wonder if I may have ADHD or am I just busy This book won t give you any answers However, it may lead you to seek answers.If you have been diagnosed, what you will find is a sister a friend someone to tell you that what you are fee I don t often read non fiction, but this one caught my interest, starting with the cover Let s face it the combat boots tied like pink ballet slippers have a weird discordance that captures the imagination.As a woman who is often pulled in so many directions, I wonder if I may have ADHD or am I just busy This book won t give you any answers However, it may lead you to seek answers.If you have been diagnosed, what you will find is a sister a friend someone to tell you that what you are feeling is normal, you are okay and she is right.Narration Daniela Acitelli is a good narrator with a friendly voice I had to remind myself that it wasn t the author herself speaking to me.Note While I received this book as a gifted audiobook copy, my opinions are my own and are given freely.Title CONNECTING THE DOTS MY MIDLIFE JOURNEY WITH ADULT AD HDCategory Genre Personal MemoirsListenability OK for earsReceived from Gabriella West as an Audible gifted copy

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