Category Archives: ADHD and School

The Call

For the past six years I have been emotionally bombarded by voices. I have tried to shut them out and push them away but they have droned on in relentless detail about everything that Michael has done or not done. … Continue reading

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Let it Be

Seven months ago I pushed a painful truth down as far as it would go. I got busy and ignored its quiet but persistent knocking at my subconscious. I believed that I could go about my business and let it … Continue reading

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Agonizing Uncertainty

As I sit down to write, I am acutely aware of a rather large elephant sitting on my chest. I think that he has probably been with me all through the summer but seems to have gained considerable weight with … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole

We have been on holiday for the past two wonderful weeks. The first week of the holiday was at my family cottage in Georgian Bay where we swam, played, fished, laughed, frog hunted, ate sumptuous meals and felt the stress … Continue reading

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Both Sides of the Schoolyard

If we suspend disbelief for a moment and travel back in time together to this day in June, 1978, we will come across a cute little version of me who has just celebrated her 10th birthday. If you choose to … Continue reading

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Light in the Tunnel

I have never been someone who is comfortable asking for help. I seem to have this irrational notion that to ask for help is to expose my fallibility and weakness. One short month ago I dropped all the heavy armour … Continue reading

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