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xenith

713d

so i can’t take my adhd medication rn for a reason that i am too lazy to explain but it’s nothing bad, i just am not allowed but i’m struggling to focus and be motivated and i’m not sure what to do. does anyone have any suggestions on how i can cope with it or like things in my house that i can drink or eat that will like calm my brain chemicals idk, i just don’t want to be told to get a planner and try harder :(

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    • Phsyce

      283d

      Coffee, copious amounts of coffee, or energy drinks that have caffeine in it. I have been self medicating for years lol.

    • Phsyce

      283d

      Coffee, copious amounts of coffee, or energy drinks that have caffeine in it. I have been self medicating for years lol.

    • Maypie

      713d

      I've done fidget toys. Also, keep everything together. For example, if you tend to forget things when you leave the house: put everything you need in one single pile (in a bag maybe) and grab everything all at once. Or if you need to get ready for something, change and do everything in the bathroom or a low-sensory area that is less distracting that you can stay in until you've finished everything necessary. Fish oil I've heard is good supplements

    • wise

      713d

      caffeine pills are your new best friend

    • wasplord

      713d

      I'm so sorry, I had insurance issues and had to be off my meds for 27 days during midterms which was a nightmare. It made me try other things, though, and I found some things that helped a lot. Fish oil supplements can be good for ADHD and while it isn't a replacement for meds, it does help me a lot. Fixing my sleep schedule and using an app to wake me up at the best point in my sleep cycle so I get the most energy possible from sleep helps a ton. I also recommend the Finch app every chance I get--it's a virtual pet that you feed by keeping a to do list and doing self care exercises. I just can't make myself keep up with my bujo no matter how hard I try but I will always find it in me to write a sentence about my day to make my lil bird friend happy :) Best of luck, friend

    • Rodent

      713d

      It really is hard trying to do your best without your medicine. I've been there. I do take my medicine anymore, but I still know how helpful it is to have it. I find that working together with friends either online or in person helps as they keep reminding me to stay on track. Another thing that I find helps is to find some fidget toys. I have a fidget cube that I bring to school everyday and it helps me when I need to focus on what someone is saying or when I need to be working on something. I know that it might not be anything food related, but I hope this helps even a little bit :]

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