Executive Dysfunction Meals

TL;DR: Sometimes mental illness can make feeding yourself an extremely daunting task. This blog post covers how you can still feed yourself well, even when your executive dysfunction rears its ugly head. Now time for a little something different… This is symptom adjacent. I’ll touch lightly on executive dysfunction (and cover more deeply later) andContinue reading “Executive Dysfunction Meals”

Hypersomnia

TL;DR: Mental illness is E X H A U S T I N G and as a result, you might be tired all the time, even if you got a solid 8 hours. Or more realistically (if you have a mental illness) 12, 14, 18 hours. Hypersomnia is not to be confused with fatigue. ThanksContinue reading “Hypersomnia”

Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria

TL;DR: You might not have social anxiety. You might not have anxiety at all. You might have RSD. First up on our journey through mental health symptoms is Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (RSD). This symptom was first brought to my attention in the Facebook group that I joined following my ADHD diagnosis. It’s very common inContinue reading “Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria”

Welcome to Symptoms Simplified

TL;DR: I have ADHD and it sparked an interest into symptomatology. Thus, I started a blog so that you can be interested, too. Recently I was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) (Combined-Type) at the age of 31. This was added to my already present mental health diagnoses: Major Depressive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder,Continue reading “Welcome to Symptoms Simplified”