Have you ever had so much mind "clutter," that you did something absentmindedly?
Well, a few weeks ago, I accidentally took one of Dominic's Ritalin tablets!! I keep 3 out of the 4 medicines that I take for my heart "issues" on our kitchen counter as well as his bottle of Ritalin. I guess I was thinking about the new medicine the cardiologist just put me on and was also thinking it was time to give Dominic his third Ritalin dose of the day.
Cathy is a homemaker/wife and also mom to a third grade son with special needs, a teenage daughter and a stepmom to an adult son. Originally from the East Coast, Cathy has lived in the Midwest for over a decade. She hopes to use her life experiences to help and inspire others and to put a smile on their face if only just for a moment!
After I realized what I had done, I hyperventilated a little kind of wondering what the reaction would be. He is on a small dose (5 mg), thank goodness, so I kind of sat back and waited to see what might happen.
Luckily, there was no bad reaction, it actually kept me more focused for the next couple of hours than I had been all day. I sometimes wonder if I have ADHD :)
I think when you're a mom/parent, your mind is always one step ahead thinking about what you have to do next. I'll never forget one time I was in a store and I was so much in my own thoughts, I almost rammed my cart into another lady. I said, "oh, I'm so sorry, I was in my own little world." She kind of laughed at me and said, "well, I hope you're very happy there!" I laughed and said back, "well, yes I am!" I had a good chuckle about that for the rest of the day :)
Today, I locked myself out of my house. I beginning to really think my mind needs a good "decluttering!"
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