Yesterday I said I was going to make that phone call and I did, my appointment is 2.30 on Friday afternoon.
That’s the first step made!
I was rather impressed they got me in so quickly! I was expecting to have to wait at least 2 weeks.
Now I have to prepare myself. I’m very good at making appointments, getting in there and then all words fail me!
I know what I’ve got to do, it’s just making sure I get my point across clearly and they understand I’m being serious. Something I’m not so good at!
I know I’ll get questioned about depression as this can have the same side effects as ADHD and I’ll have many weeks/months of seeing a therapist but I understand this is the process of adult diagnosis.
If I’m quite honest, I’m not sure how I’ll feel if I get a diagnosis, probably mixed emotions of feeling relieved that theres answers and annoyed that I’ve struggled for 35 years not knowing why.
On Friday, step 2 will happen – getting a referral.
Everything in baby steps so if feels far less scary