It’s official

Today I received my official ADHD diagnosis. It feels very strange, after 42 years, to finally get a label that makes sense.

I’ve always shied away from being put in a box, but I think it’s because none of the boxes ever felt like they were a good fit. Today I’m Goldilocks – I’ve found one that’s just right!

I’m…
Axis I: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) combined subtype (DSM-5 314.01).
Axis II: Anxious, self critical and perfectionistic personality traits.

I’m about to embark on a new drug regime, which I’m nervous and excited about in equal measure. (Okay, maybe more excited than nervous.)

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