This is the main thing that drove me to the Dr, besides my extreme impulse control problem. They have me on Wellbutrin XL and Lexapro right now to see if that will help any. Its helps with my depression and anxiety but not the ADHD. So I'll be going back to my therapist soon. For awhile the Dr thought I was bipolar2 but they think adhd is what it is....and the more I read the more I can see this my whole flinch life!
Anyways, I know I'm not alone about how bad my house is (right?! Please tell me I'm not alone with this huge issue!). I just don't even see the mess sometimes, but them other times it will give me great anxiety and ilk clean like mad for an hour. But I've had this issue for years and years and years. Has anyone ever been able to get over the messy house hurdle? Will an actual stimulant help? What have ur experiences been? I feel I just will NEVER get better with this.
My husb (God bless him) has taken over the bills because I just constantly was bouncing checks, not being able to keep up with the finances except for short periods of time. I am horribly, terribly unorganized at home. The Wellbutrin has helped a tad with my motivation (probably because I'm not laying in bed depressed anymore). But my husb has enough on his shoulders, I have got to get this house in some kinda freaking order.
Ugh....its never ending! Lol. Now I realize why I would forget to turn at the red light, I just constantly would get distracted and forget where I was going. And why I do such impulsive, bad things with hardly a regard for the consequences.
You are most definitely not alone on the subject of housework. If I take my Adderall I can get some things done, but usually I am overwhelmed at how overwhelming it all is and that puts me in "freeze" zone where I can't get anything accomplished.
There is a new group on MDJ called Disorganized and messy. It's very new and not active yet but I did join.
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