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Not A Lot of ADHD
Issue #61: I have nothing to say here
Not really a lot going on this week, hence the title. I thought about not even bothering to write something this week but I figured I would throw something out here for the few of you that actually read this thing.
So this might not come as a surprise to any of you but I have ADHD. I’ve probably had it most of my life and most likely all of my adult life. However, I was only diagnosed a couple of years ago. Late 2021 if my memory is correct. My doctor put me on some meds but they didn’t work. So I just didn’t bother trying to stay on any type of meds. I figured I’d just deal with it. I mean, I’ve dealt with it all this time why bother changing? Anyway, I was talking to a friend of mine that also has ADHD and he is medicated. He was talking about much more focused he is and what not and we had a long conversation about being on medication as opposed to not being on medication. I am not opposed in general to people taking medication for ADHD, I’ve just thought that it’s not something I wanted to bother with. I mean, for one, I have gone decades with the “condition” and, for the most part, I’ve done fine. Also, if I start taking medication and it actually works, what would that look like? How different a person would I be? It might be really weird to me to actually be focused. I dunno. Weird thoughts. In any case, I decided to give it a try again. I sent a message to my doctor to see if we can try something else. We’ll see what happens. What do you think? Does anybody out there reading this have ADHD? Do you take medication? How has it affected you?
I did another episode of Rebel Rock Radio last night. It was an unusual one. Unusual because I played a hell of a lot more songs than I usually do. This was a heavily music centric themed episode. My friend Cameron (I was stationed with him in Alaska when we were both in the air farts) joined me to talk about some music memories such as first albums, first concerts, and we had a discussion on whether or not physical media was better than digital media. The tunes we played on this show came from Space Age Zeroes, The Villaintinos, The Iron Roses, Gloomer, Richard Duguay, The Wytches, Stars Like Ours, Small Crush, 30 Is Dead, and Harker. Check out the replay of the video here or go to our biolink for all the available audio platforms.
Also, Dave did another episode of One Band 5 Songs. This week, he covered the music of Seattle grunge band Pearl Jam. Go check it out on Spotify.
Since this is the last Friday in September, I thought I’d go ahead and list my favorite new releases from the month of September.
As Friends Rust - Any Joy
Brand New Friend - Grandstand
Traindodge - The Alley Parade
Sincere Engineer - Cheap Grills
At this shop this past Monday, we played a new game called Pirate Borg. Loosely based on the Mork Borg rules, this one, as the name suggests, is about pirates. It was really a lot of fun. In fact, I think I might actually like this game more than Mork Borg. Playing a pirate was really fun. Definitely a game worth checking out if you haven’t already.
Expend4bles - Saw this one in the theater with the wife on Sunday evening. These movies are just goofy fun. Their homage to 80s/90s action stars continues. It seems, however, that they are focusing less on those older action stars in this one though. I mean, to be fair, most of those guys are getting way too old to be doing this shit.
I have done very little reading this week. Actually, other than gaming stuff, I haven’t read anything. I’m planning to do a re-read of the High Republic comic book but I haven’t gotten around to it.
Once again, my weekly comic book pull list only consisted of one comic book. This week it was Doctor Aphra #36.
I played this one on last night’s live stream of Rebel Rock Radio. It comes from Boston-based Stars Like Ours.
Yeah, that’s all I have for this week. Enjoy your weekend. BE MORE KIND!
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