By Ken Patterson
'I'm constantly in a fog. I simply do not appear to imagine rather well. i'm a guy who has consciousness Deficit illness and that i invite you to take an impromptu journey via my lifestyles. yet wear your fog lighting fixtures and carry on for the ride.'
- Ken Patterson
In his own account of lifestyles with cognizance Deficit affliction (ADD), award-winning writer Ken Patterson richly illustrates the best way the indications of upload curtail the power of an clever guy to reach the main usual of life's occasions. via episodes of early life, academic reviews, employment, army profession, and relationships, he finds the delicate complexities of dealing with occasions most folks take for granted.
This exciting and compassionate booklet unsparingly describes a lifestyles distorted by way of impulsivity, distractions, obsessions, and anger. Illuminating, and deeply insightful, it is going to fascinate someone who has come into touch with ADD.
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Additional resources for ADD and Me: Forty Years in a Fog
I hardly heard him after he’d thrown his hands in the air. Who cared about this two-bit job anyway? Even after I was fired and told to stay away, I still visited the florist shop. And I drove by Julia’s house just as I had driven by Danielle’s house. At least this time I had known Julia, rather than just stared at her from across a room, an outlying stranger. I tried to call Julia at home, and I wrote her lengthy letters. I reminded Julia that she said she was my sister. But no matter how hard I tried, Julia told me that she didn’t want to talk to me anymore.
I saw Julia’s look and it bothered me. In my eyes, her father had come down uninvited and not needed. We could work this out ourselves. I told him between clenched teeth that it wasn’t his place to interfere, and that he could find me after work if he still wanted to. He reluctantly walked away. I knew he didn’t want to hurt his daughter with an unnecessary show of anger. There had to be other avenues for working this out. Julia looked at me and then held onto the broom a moment before slumping against a wall in the shadows, and I went on with my work.
He’d come to visit me, inquiring about the hot girl with the curly brown hair, wondering if she was easy. The girl, of course, was Carrie. I threw out punches, never allowing him to catch his breath. Following the flurry, I put the new guy in a headlock and tried to strangle the life out of him. A very large woman in charge of security in the women’s living quarters brought me to my senses. Later, the new corps member apologized for being so brash. He said he just didn’t know that Carrie was my girlfriend.