Are you chasing dopamine with food? Forgetting to eat? What about the impact of medication? Is it really all this binary or is there more to consider and apply a critical lens to when it comes to ADHD and eating?
This episode explores:
- So-called ADHD hacking
- How she came to learn of her own ADHD diagnosis
- How Annie approaches ADHD and neurodiversity for herself and in her work supporting others (hint hint not as a flaw or something to fix/cure
- How a diagnosis led to her understanding so much of herself and her experience as well as some of the concerns around this process itself
- The difference between interventions and accessibility when it comes to ADHD and neurodiversity
- How deficits are societal and not inherent to the ADHD experience
- The crossover of eating disorders and neurodivergency
- Is it bingeing or is it not enough food because of the impact and non-accomodation of interoception concerns, time blindness, hyperfocus, bingeing and sensory needs that can be part of the ADHD experience?
- The critical intersection of ADHD and neurodivergency with diet culture, healthism, ableism and anti-fatness and how health professionals can uphold all of this when someone seeks diagnosis and support
- A more critical unpacking of the dopamine chasing concept with ADHD
- ADHD medications and their impact on eating
- What Annie wants you to hear if you’re someone struggling with ADHD and eating
- The intersecting and overlapping concepts with disability justice, social justice and dismantling oppression