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Marie Claire: This Winter, Accessorize Your Wardrobe With Adderall

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The cover of the December Marie Claire promises a lot but delivers little. Think you're going to find out what turns Jennifer Connelly on? Her cop-out interview is merely a two-page list of her likes, most likely taken off the "Interests" and "Activities" section on her Facebook page (assuming she has one). Expecting a comprehensive review of this year's issues concerning sexism? Psych! Here's a small paragraph and lots of pictures! There's also an article about taking ADD/ADHD drugs without a prescription to increase productivity that pretty much does everything but explicitly command you to take them. (Not surprisingly, the article fails to answer the question on the cover "Can popping a pill get you promoted?" Sigh.) In this installment of Cover Lies, find out what other empty promises Marie Claire has in store for us this month.


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Okay, this is probably the wrong place to post this, but.....

It has always taken me more than twice as long to write papers than other people. I find that when I write them, I have to concentrate really hard to figure out what to write for any given sentence. Then after figuring it out, my brain is too exhausted and I have to stop and do something else. Then when I come back to the paper I put the sentence down, and that is also too much so I have to do something else. It's like every 3 minutes there is too much build up in my brain and it's too hard I must stop and come back.

I have a big paper I have to write and I just want to cry because I am so sick of this and it has gotten so much worse lately. I dread writing so much. It doesn't seem like my brain can handle it.

I wonder if this sounds like ADD to the people here who have it? Or maybe I'm just depressed...