Dear friends, I'm a 37 year old male. I have struggled my whole life with depression, bi-polar and ADD. I've never fancy'd myself as the smartest guy in the world. In fact I feel quite the opposite. I have never been able to focus on anything other than myself. I can never sit and study. I never read books because I feel it's a waste of time because I can go several pages and not remember what I just read. I'm a professional in the corporate world and struggle to get certified as a public accountant. I can't grasp some the material and when I do I forget it. There are times where I'm brilliant. I have a few hobbies that I can tell you ever little detail on. I've been in accounting for 7 years now and I've just been made an International Accounting Supervisor while others who I've graduated with are senior managers or CEO's of corps. Ouch, that hurts. I started taking Vyvanse 30 mgs and it's helped a ton!!! However, I still feel there's room to improve. So I asked my doctor to go up to 40 mgs. I took it for three days and had to get back to 30 mgs. It made me worse. I became confused, dizzy and hated every minute of it. I hear some people are up to 70 mgs. I read stories of F's to A's. I wanted to see if anyone else has experienced this and or could I have other issues wrong with me like a bigger learning disability. What's wrong with me??
Forgive me if I state the obvious, You've already told us what's wrong with you. Several related illnesses.
I'm amazed you have even worked, let alone achieved anything. You should be proud, very proud that you are able to do what you do despite those illnesses. I don't know what F's to A;s means. Can you explain this please?
You say you don't think you're the smartest guy in the world. Only intelligent people suffer BP. Seems to be a "bonus" for having a high IQ.
You only mention one med. If that's all you take for those illnesses you need a better shrink.
Try looking at what YOU have done and foget about the rat race. It matters not. In my own work career far too many people went over their level of competence and that has a lot to do with why society is as screwed as it is. Don't make their mistakes and enough with the career envy. That's their problem and your problem is what needs your attention.
Never forget that what you see in and of others is never the truth.
I say well done to get to where you have with those handicaps.
I so understand the reading problem. That happened to e when I was in deep depression. Turn a page and have no idea what came before. So I gave up until I could recall, in other words until my depression level raised through treatment.
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