🧵Thread about #ADHD with text and pictures from an #ActuallyAutistic person who asked to remain anonymous. #AuDHD
"I want to talk about the difference that stimulant medication makes to me."
"I changed my diet and took supplements and even HRT, but I was always tired and couldn't get started on anything."
"This was my desk, for months. I wanted it tidy, but I couldn't tidy it." Messy desk with computer and clutter seen from top. Messy desk with computer and clutter seen from the front.
"Being surrounded by clutter made me despondent, zapping even the little energy and motivation I had."
"It was hard to open my cupboards to put things away, because of all the stuff on the floor. This picture doesn't even show it at its worst." Cupboard on the right, floor showing scattered items, and pa
"Today I took stimulant medication. Look at what I achieved within minutes. I couldn't do this for months. I know it is not perfect, but it's improved and more liveable." Same pic of messy floor Tidy floor, shoes lined up.
"My desk, before and after stimulant medication." #ADHD Messy desk from top. Tidy desk from top.
"Before and after stimulant medication." #ADHD Messy desk from front Tidy desk from front.
"I have been on stimulants before, and I had to stop due to side effects. I also discovered that I had many untreated health problems."
"It was only recently that I heard of a new stimulant, and I decided to try it."
"The area next to my bed, before and after stimulant medication. I know it looks like an easy thing to tidy, but I was unable to initiate this for months. For some of us, #ADHD is much more of a disability than many people realise." Messy cables and pill bottles and other items. The same space cleared of clutter, with a cloth over some bo
"My bed before and after stimulant medication. In the past, I just put all this stuff on the floor at night. Today I put it into the cupboard." #ADHD Messy bed full of clothes and other items. Single bed made up modestly.

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