Introduction - New to adhd
My name is Grace. I am a student at a University with a concentration Public Health education and promotion - it’s my passion. I hope to be a researcher someday.
I have recently been diagnosed with ADHD (314.01 ADHD combined) along with anxiety. The Psych at my University wrote up a letter and sent it to my family doctor. I have tried Strattera (felt awful on it), Ritlian LA 10mg (bad side effects) and Adderall IR 5mg (decent, if anything i felt more calmer). I am not a good medication taker at all and get into the “I’m on medication?!” mindset.
Today, i chose not to take it due to I’d like to try therapy. Today, i feel tired and anxious. I am unsure if that’s the feeling of “normal” or of my system saying “oh, X is not in your system anymore?”
I feel I’m in the “well, i don’t have full blown adhd, but i have anxiety” mindset and wish to not take meds. The University Psych said it’s either anxiety causing the adhd symptoms or i have adhd.
I see my University Psych on Tuesday to discuss the what i have taken so far and hopefully work out a solution.
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