I have lived with ADHD since the moment I was born (although my parents never told me until the 4th grade). When I was young, I have always struggled with attention, organization, and other executive functioning skills.
One thing that bothers me the most that some non-ADHD’ers have said is “oh well you can’t have ADHD because you are in all honors classes.” Omg people, just look at Albert Einstein and Justin Timberlake. You can totally be successful and have ADHD. I have all A’s and am in honors. In fact, we can be smart (and have more creativity than most people). I would love the world to know that ADHD doesn’t define who you are, although it is a part of you, and it is so much more than not being able to sit still. ADHD does need more awareness, and I am so happy to be celebrating ADHD awareness month with my fellow ADHD’ers!!! Trust me, the ADHD community is a good one and it is safe to share your story!❤️❤️❤️