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Cris F. Healthy Living Professional

San Francisco, California
Wife to 1 and only Teacher at 2 schools Mother to 3 boys ADD + 40 years TV; Computers 500 X 2 much EQUALS No time for: Soccer Kayaking Volleyball Eating right Cleaning Organizing Me
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The Randomness of Daffodils by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD The Randomness of Daffodils Their bright colors I try to tame. Their little lion heads surveying the terrain. I plant them in rows and in beds But the radiant li ... Read on »
A quick remedy for an agitated soul by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Rocking on the porch, Rhythm of a resting heart. Calming a restless soul. Flowers swaying in the breeze, Colors turning this way and that. Soothing to the eye ... Read on »
Faces on my heart by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD “Your on my heart Just like a tattoo I’ll always have you” How many tattoos do you have on your heart? Parents            siblings                   grandp ... Read on »
One Sentence by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD One sentence can change so much. thoughts                                                 dreams                     desires                                        ... Read on »
Dr Hallowell’s new book! by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I am so excited!  Dr. Hallowell has a new book coming out on Tuesday!  It is called: Married to Distraction: Restoring Intimacy and Strengthening Your Marriage in an Age  ... Read on »
Whatever it takes by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I am borrowing this slogan from my principal. He came up with it for this year’s theme. I have used it in some fashion for many people and many circumstances. Whatever it ta ... Read on »
NOT AN EXCUSE!!! by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD NO!NO!NO!NO!NO!  ADHD/ADD is not an excuse!  Do not EVER use it or let your loved ones use it as an excuse.  “I can’t because I’m ADD.” is NOT ACCEPTIBLE! ADDADHD people ... Read on »
Old ‘poetry’ published in College paper. by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I found a old Nazareth College Gleaner newspaper April 29, 1986, with some of my ‘poems’ in it. #1 Someday I’ll wake up and find that I have really cha ... Read on »
Someone’s trying to steal my faith! by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD (June 3, 2009 addition added at bottom). This past year has been crazy.  I say that without exaggeration.  People at work cannot believe the amount of chaos and disrup ... Read on »
PROUD Momma! by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I am so proud of my boy!  He just took the End of Grade tests.  The scores are 1-4, 4  being highest.  On the reading test he scored a 3 and on the Math test (2 days worth o ... Read on »
Early morning life. by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Morning’s sun rising. Night’s rain evaporating. Life’s cycle repeats. Authored by crisf. Hosted by Edublogs. Read on »
Welcome back to the sun. by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Bright sun hurts my eyes. It’s been stormy for so long. Greetings to my friend.     Authored by crisf. Hosted by Edublogs. Read on »
Haiku for End of Grade Testing by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD testing environment: silence is roaring; pencils frequently scratching; test pages turning. Students feet fidget…worried furtive glances at the clo ... Read on »
Faith by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Just recently I was asked what faith was.  I didn’t like the other person’s definition of faith and have been brooding over it ever since.  Sunday, in church, during the rea ... Read on »
TO ALL THE KIDS WHO SURVIVED the 1930’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s!! by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I got this in an email but it says everything I’ve been trying to say. THOSE BORN 1920-1979 First, we survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank while they ... Read on »
Self Confidence = Freedom by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I realized today, having confidence in myself, and the things I know is a very freeing thing. In the past, before having a name for the way I am, I was always afraid that ... Read on »
Fishing Poles, eyes and ADD don’t mix. by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD A little over a week ago my son had an accident with a fishing pole.  True to his creative nature, he was playing with a pole, in the back yard.  He was pretending to have a ... Read on »
The difference between the instant access modern world and the older generation (or ADD and non... by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD For those of us who have adjusted to the instancy of the internet world, waiting is abhorrent. We have cell phones and computers and cable. We don’t need to wait for news, ... Read on »
Technology, the past and the future. Are you a dinosaur? by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Things are changing so fast. If you look back to when we were kids (40ish people) and look at the world now, you wouldn’t recognize it. • Remote controls were very new a ... Read on »
Great article and resource on buildinf concentration by Cris F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I use some online games to help me concentrate, when I need it. The trick is to know when to stop and not go on one of my obsession kicks and play it all day :-] Au ... Read on »