Month: October 2018

Veneer of competence

TL;DR Finding the balance between wanting respect and needing realistic expectations Veneer of competence People who find out I have ADHD often express surprise: I

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The wrong shape

The wrong shape “You’ve lost so much weight!”“Hah. Yes.”“You look amazing!”“Ah, thanks, that’s-““But stop now!”“Yeah. Hah.”“No, I’m serious. You have to stop losing weight!” Such

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Recent posts


I find it very hard to get it through my head that, no, I won’t “finish this bit off tomorrow”. I’ve always had a bit of an issue coming to terms with things ending. This might be the longest thing that I have ended.

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The Year of Calm

If I try to identify a thread that runs through the negative areas of my life – lateness, half-finished tasks, frustration – it is a lack of calm and clarity.

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