The Effects Of Adhd On My Life Essay

1245 Words Sep 28th, 2015 null Page
When given the assignment to write about any topic I immediately began brainstorming different ideas. I found it to be almost more difficult than when given a specific topic. I kept drawing a blank. I contemplated on writing about why I didn’t know what to write about but kept comparing that to “Story for Boys” which didn’t live up to the same expectation. I realized my topic to write should be about something I am very familiar with, a part of who I am. ADHD. I have ADHD and have had to deal with it my whole life. It has been a challenge for me. It has played a big part of my actions, my emotions and really my personality. Early on in my life ADHD made me feel down, not as good or as smart as others and not to mention all the other challenges that goes along with it. Though it’s not something I would ever choose to have my entire life I have found that it isn’t all bad. Learning that through the years has helped me not be ashamed of having ADHD.
ADHD is a common behavioral disorder that affects many people throughout the world. Though it is not fully understood what causes the disorder there are treatments and medications available to help reduce the symptoms. Many think that it is a disorder you out grow and there are some symptoms that you do like the hyperactivity aspect. But, the disorganization, rapid, scattered thoughts stay with you and is something I have had to learn to compensate for in other ways.
I was diagnosed with ADHD when I was about 8 years old…

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