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Sisters Cracking Up

Dec 17, 2023

Hey, Sisters, could this be YOU? (It's us, that's for sure!)

Another day, another misdiagnosis of a disorder that plagues so many women. It's common for symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) to be overlooked or "explained away" by professionals as depression, anxiety, or overwhelm when it shows up in women. 

Chances are, if you suspect you have this diagnosis, it's gone undiagnosed since you were little. And all the while you've beaten yourself up wondering why you simply can't be as organized or focused as you perceive others to be. 

The good news is there's Sari Solden, M.S. And thankfully we have her on this episode of Sisters Cracking Up. Both of us have been dogged by the symptoms of ADD for years and we're just starting to recognize the impact it's had on our lives. If you suspect you may have this diagnosis as well, don't ignore it or wish it away -- there's practical, life-changing help!

Psychotherapist Sari Solden specializes in working with men and women with ADHD and the mental health professionals who want to help them. She has been counseling adults and supporting neurodiverse women with ADHD for 35 years. Her areas of specialization include women's issues, inattentive ADHD, and the emotional consequences for adults who grew up with undiagnosed ADHD.

Sari Solden has written three books on the topic: Women with Attention Deficit Disorder, Journeys Through ADDulthood, and A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD.

Abby and Julie open the episode discussing Abby's superior driving skills and the importance of being prepared when returning packages. Spoiler alert: FFS, have your QR code ready, people!