I've always found it kind of unique and amusing how I vary between extremely detailed plans and fly by the seat of my pants impulsiveness.
When going somewhere I've never been before - planning is required. Directions, maps, landmarks, (or nowadays GPS even though sometimes they totally lie!!!)
But random adventures starting from a game of "lefty-righty" or "let's go do _______" are also quite enjoyable when I am in the right state of mind.
As I grow older, at noon I may decide that I'm up for socializing later that evening but then change my mind by 10 p.m.
Or I might be in the tub or my PJs by 11 p.m. And then cave to a slew of arm-twisting from my friends and get dressed and let someone drive me to the club for some dancing and socializing.
Problems can arise when the impulsiveness strikes when I am out shopping.
Not so much with things for me but when I see things for MOH or the kids or things for future bday or Xmas presents (because I tend to hide those and then they just disappear).
Or when the impulsiveness is like a series of thoughts that is like an alternate timeline and completely distracts me from the here and now.
I haven't researched it yet but I am wondering if that would be more ADHD than bipolar or not?
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