365 Days of ADHD: Reintroducing Me to My Neurodivergent Self

How I’m learning to do life with a new perspective.

Dylan M. Austin
6 min readFeb 23, 2022

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Although I’ve lived for thirty years with this brain in my head, for only one of those years have I known it to be the ADHD model.

I’m learning how to be alive all over again. That’s not to say I was much of an expert before, but I managed. Now, I’m…

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Dylan M. Austin

Copy and content writer in Seattle. Sometimes satirical, sometimes sincere. Run-on mixed metaphor. Gay, autistic dog dad with ADHD (and too many plants).