Parents With ADHD
ups and downs of medication
I can not stay consistent with medication. I feel great on it for about 4 days and basically binge organize…by the 5th or 6th day I’m wiped out ,moody, over the top exhausted and just don’t feel right .
I’m a single mother with 3 kids so I need to stay as healthy and rested as possible.
The problem is I don’t just take a break from the medication I actually get rid of it. I can’t stand the way it makes me feel…yes I catch up on everything but I’m a different person.
But I’m falling into this pattern recently where I’ll take it for a couple weeks, dump it so to speak, then all the organization unwinds so fast, that I go back to the doc for my prescription once again.
Ive lowered my dose so much bc I told my doctor I only take it for a couple weeks max. He’s been ok with that.
Does anyone else do this? Where the side effects kick in so bad that you stop the medication, take a break and start all over again? I literally only got 3 hrs of sleep last night and don’t even know how I’m functioning.
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