fixating on silly tasks while on meds
I was only recently diagnosed with ADHD and have just started taking generic Dexamphetamine to treat it. I’ve noticed some great effects - better concentration, more motivation to do tasks, feeling more ‘awake’ and getting more passionate about things.
One negative is that while on medications I get so absorbed in things that I lose track of time and forget to do other things. (I accidentally spent about 4 hours doing Sudoku today and then 2 hours cleaning and forgot to ring my boyfriend like I promised!).
I’m just wondering what kinds of things people have found helpful in this situation (if you’ve been in this situation!)? How do you manage to do useful tasks and move from one to the other without getting too fixated? How do you fit everything in? I have the concentration now but the organisation is still very difficult - I feel like I have heaps of power but no control?
tl;dr - On meds I have concentration but struggle to make/remind myself to do all the stuff that needs doing. Any helpful organisation skills/tricks to move on to new tasks?
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