The Adulting With ADHD Podcast

The Adulting With ADHD Podcast

We don't talk enough about women with ADHD, especially the impact hormones have on mental health. Former journalist and current ADHD'er Sarah Snyder unpacks this topic through patient stories, expert interviews and personal narrative.

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September 20, 2021 33 min

My guest, Alex Petrovnia, this week shares his experience of being diagnosed with ADHD and transitioning as a trans man.  Alex is a biologist and director of The TransFormations Project. 

ADHD & Gender

Alex describes the beginning of 2020 as an interesting time, as the pandemic swept through the country he had two major revelations about himself. 

He suspected he was trans and probably had ADHD. At first, he avoided dealing wi...

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In this episode, I talk with Dr. Sarah Cheyette about the link between headaches and ADHD. Dr. Cheyette is a neurologist who specializes in ADHD and I saw her give a talk about the topic at ADHD Women’s Palozza.

The Link Between ADHD & Headaches Sarah came to treat ADHD through headaches! She was seeing many patients in her practice who had awful headaches so she started to explore how the two were interconnected.

She found ...

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Entrepreneur Laura Forde describes her working life as being in a perpetual state of anxiety and fear.

The Londoner experienced job loss after job loss and became accustomed to managers telling her she was missing details. After the death of a family member in 2019 she sort help through a counselor.

ADHD as an Adult

Laura never realized not everyone felt like there were two brass bones going off in her head! After an appointment wi...

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ADHD coach Dusty Chipura shares her best tools and strategies for surviving ADHD and pregnancy, including her upcoming workbook!

Following her seminar at ADHD Women's Palooza, Dusty talks about the how her pregnancy led her to think about what techniques can support ADHDers during pregnancy.

She found external cues were a way of  managing her ADHD symptoms, especially when there were so many appointments to remember. Some ...

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Writer Amber Shockley shares her long and winding road to ADHD treatment and the hormonal chaos and misdiagnoses along the way.  Mentioned In This Episode  https://www.ambershockley.com/ https://betterhelp.com/adhdadulting (aff) About The Adulting With ADHD Podcast It’s not just you – we aren't talking enough about ADHD and hormones. There are so many things I wish I had known about hormones and ADHD earlier. They play such ...

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I talk with yoga and mindfulness instructor Taucha Post about managing ADHD symptoms while trying to conceive. Taucha is a certified yoga teacher and a registered speech therapist who has been practicing yoga for 15 years.

Mentioned In This Episode ADHD yoga https://adhdyoga.ca/ Mindful Productivity Planner https://dogoodpaper.co/collections/planners/products/mindful-productivity-planner (Save 15% with code ADHD15)

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On this week’s episode (by popular demand!) is Dr. Sandra Kooij, a Dutch psychiatrist researching the relationship between hormones and ADHD. Dr. Kooij’s October webinar with ADHD Europe on the topic did not disappoint, and we talk about her life’s work in this can’t-miss episode.From what she calls “danger week” (the week before your period) to post-partum and (peri)menopause, Dr. Kooij totally gets it, and hearing her talk about ...

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In this episode I chat with ADHD pioneer Sari Solden. Sari’s book A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD has helped many women with ADHD to learn how to accept their neurodiversity and live with confidence. She specializes in psychotherapy and consultation for men and women with ADHD.  

Topics covered * ADHD * adult ADHD * periods * hormones * coping skills * mental health * radical acceptance * Sari Solden * executive dysfunction * p...

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In this episode I chat with ADHD coach Elizabeth Brink about hormone replacement therapy and ADHD. Elizabeth discovered she had gone into early menopause after coming off birth control. Rather than planning her third child Elizabeth found herself struggling with an increase of ADHD symptoms. Diagnosed with ADHD as a child, Elizabeth now helps other ADHD moms learn skills to manage their lives. On Monday, Elizabeth spoke on self-tru...

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Today I talked with Linda Roggli of the ADDiva Network about the 6th Annual ADHD Women’s Palooza, which kicks off on Monday! Linda tells us what’s in store among the 30 speakers, with fresh topics including ADHD and headaches, the ADHD genetic link and how to survive ADHD during pregnancy. 

Links from episode: Register for ADHD Women's Palooza - https://adhdpalooza.com/women/?cookieUUID=7132fac0-fd9a-44b1-80d7-2fcde6660bd...

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Due to Winter Storm Uri, I was unable to put out a new episode this week. Instead, I dug deep into the archives and found my very first episode of the Adulting With ADHD podcast, in which I tell my story of being diagnosed in my mid-30s. 

To access all of the archives, check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/adultingwithadhd

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Calico Boyle, founder of The ADHD Femme Collective, shares her experience of having undiagnosed ADHD as a girl going into puberty. She also shares her thoughts on ADHD and birth control/pregnancy and bracing for menopause. If you liked this interview, be sure to subscribe to the podcast and leave a review! You also can support the show at https://patreon.com/adultingwithadhd.

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January 30, 2021 51 sec

Hello Adulting With ADHD fam, just wanted to do a quick posting and let you guys know that we're gonna start publishing biweekly, every other week instead of weekly. My schedule is starting to pick up now. I also work full time as a contractor, so it just works better for my lifestyle and it's going to help me better take care of my family and excel in my job. And honestly, it's just going to be a better podcast if I s...

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Today I talk with Catie Osborn and Erik Gude, who co-host the podcast Catie and Erik's Infinite Quest: An ADHD Adventure. Also known as @catieosaurus and @heygude on TikTok, Catie shares how a major ovarian event ultimately led to an ADHD diagnosis. Erik later joins us and we talk about vulnerability and the big moment ADHD Twitter and ADHD TikTok are having right now. And be sure to check out Infinite Quest! It’s hilar...

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January 20, 2021 12 min

Mindset and empowerment coach Lani Lecielle wants other fellow ADHD women to be nicer to themselves near that time of the month. In this interview, she gives her best advice on shifting your mindset while you're navigating PMS symptoms that exasperate ADHD. If you liked this interview, be sure to subscribe to the podcast and leave a review! You also can support the show at https://patreon.com/adultingwithadhd.

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Now that Helen King knows she has ADHD, she’s not wasting any time going after the life that she wants. The host of The C Word: Kiwis Talk About Cancer takes us through her journey of midlife ADHD diagnosis after surviving cancer. Highlights - Helen’s diagnosis story - Pandemic times and the birth of a podcast - Looking ahead - neurodiversity & work

 

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I chat with Lisa Alecci, life coach and founder of ADHD Freedom, about hormone fluctuations and their impact on ADHD. Lisa, who has ADHD herself, didn’t realize she had it until menopause hit. She explains why this happens and her thoughts on the broader conversations (or lack thereof) in our community. If you liked this interview, be sure to subscribe to the podcast and leave a review! You also can support the show at https://pat...

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In this episode, I chat with Jenn Welch, host of the LadyHD podcast. She shares what it’s like to struggle with dermoid cysts and provides some excellent advice on how to communicate with various doctors based on (unfortunately) tons of experience. Highlights:

  • When and how Jenn was diagnosed with ADHD.
  • Jenn is a self-described "grower of giant ovarian dermoid cysts". She tells us a little about that.
  • Jenn shares what it’s b...
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    Mental health educator/creator Carls Richards makes phenomenal TikToks about #ADHD. Their gut-wrenching post about ADHD+hormones and WHY we aren’t talking about it more resonated with 125K+ people. We talk about it.

     

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    In this episode, I interview Patricia Sung, host of Motherhood in ADHD, about what it’s like to be pregnant with ADHD. She also gives her best advice for ADHD women who are pregnant (or would like to be someday) - she really knows her stuff!(Psssst ... please subscribe to this podcast and leave a review: adultingwithadhd.com/pod.)

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