Shannon Heffernan http://kalw.org en Life before and after Ritalin http://kalw.org/post/life-and-after-ritalin <div class="content-body"><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Throughout her life, Shannon </span>Heffernan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> had trouble focusing because of ADHD. When she was 23, she realized she couldn’t live that way any more. So, for the first time, she decided to take Ritalin – a well-known pharmaceutical used to manage ADHD. And she decided to record her experience of how the drug might change her. This is her story.</span></p><p>SHANNON HEFFERNAN: Okay it’s 8:15, I’m running late again, I need to be out the door in ten minutes. Shoot, where’s my toothbrush.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 01:22:04 +0000 Shannon Heffernan 30504 at http://kalw.org Life before and after Ritalin