If You Knew Me Before My ADHD Diagnosis, No, You Didn’t

On a bright yellow background, a squiggly mess of black scribbles straightens out into a line leading into that same squiggly mess, this time rounded out into overlapping and neatly-arranged circles.

Have we met before? Even if the answer is yes, these days, I’d say, “No, not quite.”

You knew the version of me that overcompensated and overcommitted, would get nothing measurable done at work or in class and made up for it in the middle of the night, had imposter syndrome trying to learn and work the…



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