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fibro fog = inattentive adhd?!?

Nov 16, 2015 7:56 PM

I don't like pain or fatigue, but who does? I know that I also have inattentive adhd with pain, but it might be caused by pain itself *sigh* For me, ADHD means I'm sleepy always, need caffeine, feel like I'm just waking up at 9 pm, not be able to track time or conversations, and oh! Doesn't this sound just like fibro fog 😂😣😴😳

Anyway, my symptoms are...
Restless legs
Distraction
Sleepiness
Forgetfulness
Shyness
Hmmm...there's more, but I don't really know. Has anyone else been diagnosed inattentive "quiet" adhd?

Nov 16, 2015 8:51 PM

I've never heard of it. Don't understand the concept of it. My son is,adhd but he's constantly moving or talking,,lol. So how does one get diagnosed with inattentive adhd?

Nov 16, 2015 8:57 PM

Wow, I just looked it up. But still don't understand how it is quiet. I may have to ask Dr about this for my son. Sorry you have it, but thank you for teaching me something new.

Nov 17, 2015 8:29 PM

It's ADHD, but you can be always falling asleep, and when taking to someone, might even look like you're listening, but if a teacher ever calls on you, you might say "what?" And have no idea what's going on. You might seem okay to sit down, but your hands and get may move, or it might be all in your head.
In my case, I will stare out the window behind the teacher, forget what they're saying, and get distracted by that one yellow leaf. I feel the sudden need to talk, but it's delayed.
I'll get an idea, but as soon as I start talking, I go silent because my brain switched to Buffy and how genetics might lead to basically vampires, and then wonder about zombies, then think how I need to exercise more to survive a zombie apocalypse, but oh yeah, one group made a confluence game about teen brain development using zombies...
But I've had good grades, after spending 3 hours on 10 math problems that everyone else scribbled before class.
I'm also a complete zombie without caffeine or Sudafed, I'll just stare into space, or fall asleep in class, I'm easily exhausted by focus, and I like writing because drafts don't have to make sense.
That's just me, though. Two others in my confluence group have it, one can't ever focus, but always is hungry and has caffeine, the other is always falling asleep or drawing. We are an odd bunch, but so far so good ❤❤❤

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