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I don't think I can do this - September 8th 2011, 04:57 AM

High school is hard already. It's only the second day and I feel really overwhelmed. They keep giving us so many assignments and they're all due on different days. You're supposed to write the assignments in your planner but it's so small there isn't enough room. One of the teachers said we should write assignments on the day they're due, but I don't remember what class the assignments and tests go with or what the paper was.

I work so much slower than everyone and I'm already getting behind. My thoughts just wander off every few seconds and I tell my brain to be quiet but it keeps happening, and I can't stop it no matter how hard I try. Sometimes I stare into space for minutes at a time without moving or blinking and don't realize I'm doing it. Then I'm behind on the notes.

I told my mom I'm having trouble and she threatened to take me out of the honors classes and that won't help. I won't suddenly focus better in regular classes. Please don't just tell me to try harder; people don't understand what it's like. I feel like my brain is broken sometimes.
   
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Re: I don't think I can do this - September 8th 2011, 12:17 PM

A lack of focus could mean you have ADD or something like it. What I would do is keep your planner out during class and every time the teacher gives a due date, write it down right then. That way you won't forget and you can refer to your planner for due dates.
Make sure to eat a good breakfast before school, that can help you focus during class.


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