In 2012 I turned 46, and finally had that physical that no guy wants to have. “You’re testosterone is way low, we need to put you on drugs.” The doctor informed me. He said it more nicely than that, but that was the gist of it. I was 150 points below the minimum for a guy my age.
But I knew that once you start on testosterone it’s an expensive treadmill you never get off. And the other thing I was concerned about is that once you take the drugs, your body senses it doesn’t have to produce it anymore, so it stops. Then you REALLY need the drugs.
“Mastering this skill can help you shed excess weight, avoid gains and keep you healthier all year long.” says LHSFNA Management Co-Chairman Noel C. Borck, emphasizing a dietary habit examined in a recent study in the Journal of Obesity.
We adults with ADHD are good at beating ourselves up. We are more forgiving and understanding of our friends’ belly flops than we are of our own. Gabor Maté, a physician and author of Scattered Minds, writes about the harsh judgments some ADHDers inflict on themselves every day: