I’m Jacky, I’m 43 and was diagnosed over 21 years ago with Clinical Depression and severe anxiety. For the past year, I have come to understand that it is highly likely I have undiagnosed adult ADHD. It is highly likely that my ‘away with the fairies’ personality is not because my will is fundamentally flawed but due to genetics and brain chemistry.
I have asked to be assessed so I may better understand that I am indeed neuro divergent and not just the lazy waste of space I have always believed I am.
However, this process will likely take a further 2 years due to waiting lists to be seen. 2 more years of not knowing if I’m ‘allowed’ to even be who I actually am. And what if I don’t have ADHD and I AM simply unable to control myself?!
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