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ADD/ADHT/ADT getting tested...

Hi guys,

Quick question for you... I'm thinking about getting tested for ADD etc., and was wondering if there is anything I should know. Particularly in regards to future work employment issues etc. Is there any negatives to getting labelled ADD? I don't want to dig myself into a hole that I might not be able to get out of. I've been functioning fairly well, but I'm pretty sure I know what the outcome of the tests will be. :)

I'm all ears! Hey, let's go ride bikes!

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Hey Michael, Thanks so much for...

Hey Michael,

Thanks so much for that reply, I greatly appreciate it. I am hemming and hawing about it, as I don't really know how much it may benefit me... honestly, there are more that are worse, I'm sure. Almost all my friends laugh at me, they say: "You are so damned ADD, it's hilarious." So, perhaps I should check it out. :)

Wow- you're actually reading my crazy Blog?! Hell, someone is reading it?! :) Please be advised that many people who know me will tell you I'm crazy and often am dumb as a post when it comes to things of importance. ;)

Please feel free to e-mail/pm me if you want to chat about anything there, Michael. I have to admit, it's a joy to hear someone actually likes a bit of what I'm writing. :) Hell, even my GF doesn't read my blog. Guess I better start posting things about her there to motivate her, eh? he he he...

My best!




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