ADHD in Women
Pregnant with ADHD - struggling!
Hi, I am non medicated (can’t due to also having bipolar). I am now 5 months pregnant. It’s all going well, but frankly, I am sooooo disorganised, and chaotic, and struggling to keep my life together.
I have all the skills to cope, normally. But I am finding that with the tiredness, poor sleep, and hormones, I am finding that the best laid plans are blown out of the water.
It is a naturally busy time for me, we are trying to finish the house we bought last year, before I hit the last Trimester, I am taking an intensive German Language course, as I live in Germany, and I do quite a lot of voluntary work in my church too. I also have two big dogs, and a massive garden we are trying to tame, so life is quite full.
My moodiness is driving me nuts, I have days where I can’t stop crying, but I know it isn’t depression, it is like just getting an intense hit of the blues, that disables me, I sleep bad, that means the day following collapses, or I go hyper and get so much done, to compensate for all the days that I am down, I end up just plain exhausted.
I want to try planning more again, and am getting my husband on board with helping me, but UGH! I am just finding it really hard. I am sooooo frustrated, because I was on top of things, and doing well, and I am smart and capable, but right now, it’s like my brain has fallen out. I am a zombie, and frankly I am worried about how I will cope with my daughter when she arrives in August!
If you have any online resources, or links, or advice, anything is welcome.
I am looking at getting back into FlyLady again, too. Was going great guns, but then lost the plot!
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