Meet Alex, the Founder of Reset ADHD

It occurred to me just now that it might behoove me to tell you all about myself in order to make these blog posts more real, to show you there is a real person saying all of these things. It is stuff I try to do in my own life (the key word there being try). So, to humanize myself and to satisfy curious minds here are some facts about me.

General Info

Name: Alexander, but you can call me Alex

Surname: Hey (It’s pronounced “Hi” because it is German)

Age: 25, as of October 17, 2018


Ice cream flavor: Breyer’s Oreo Ice Cream (if that’s not available Vanilla Bean)

Chocolate candy: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup

Fruity candy: Sour Patch Kids

Flavor Starburst: Red, so cherry, I think

Meal (restaurant): The BBQ ribs at Houston’s in Scottsdale, AZ

Meal (home-cooked): My mom’s BBQ meatballs

Cookie: My mom’s oatmeal raisin cookies

Cereal: It varies, but it usually is in the Cheerios family

Breakfast food: Breakfast sandwich with a hard fried egg, bacon, and cheese

Pizza toppings: Pepperoni and green olives

Favorite fruit: Honeycrisp apple

Vegetable: Asparagus

Dessert: Ice cream

Comfort food: Ice cream

Cake: Oreo Blizzard cake from Dairy Queen

Ice cream sundae toppings: Oreos

Thing to cook: Tacos

Soft drink: Ginger ale

Alcoholic drink: Wine, specifically cabernet

Hot beverage: Tea

Flavor of tea: Hot cinnamon spice tea from Caribou Coffee

Movie: Memento

80's movie: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Harry Potter movie: The Prisoner of Azkaban

Hobbit from the Lord of the Rings: Tie between Merry and Pippin

TV sitcom: Everybody Love’s Raymond

Cartoon: Batman: The Animated Series

Scary movie: No

Funny movie: Dumb & Dumber

Chick flick: Does Mean Girls count?

Pixar movie: Finding Nemo

Leonardo Dicaprio movie: Inception

Marvel movie: Thor 2….Don’t @ me

TV show: Sherlock

Classic movie: Arsenic and Old Lace

Instrument: Tie between the four instruments used in a string quartet

Band: Matchbox Twenty

Music genre: Rap

Style of dance: Slow dance because it’s easy

Boy band: Backstreet Boys

Cover song: Sugar Ray’s cover of “Time After Time”

One-hit wonder: “Come on, Eileen”

Song I’m embarrassed to like: “What Makes You Beautiful” by One Direction

State (geographic): South Dakota

Thing about America: Relative safety

Kind of vacation: One with featuring visits to many historical sites

Car: Mine

Method of transportation: Teleportation (I’ve never done it, but if it were possible, I would assume it would be my preferred method of transportation)

Vacation I’ve taken: Washington, DC

Thing to do at the beach: Write

Dinosaur: Littlefoot from The Land Before Time

Breed of dog: Beagle

Season (calendar): Spring

Season (sport): Hockey

Flower: Yellow Rose

Zoo animal: Penguin

Type of bear: TC

Animal: My dog Charlie

Bird: Penguin

Thing in the sky: The sun

Sea creature: Do penguins count as sea creatures? If not, the Loch Ness Monster if it exists. If it doesn’t, I guess a killer whale

Color of rose: Yellow

Small mammal: My dog Charlie

Big cat: Tiger

Thing about spring: Winter is over!

Sport to watch: Hockey

Olympic sport: Curling

Football team: The Minnesota Vikings

Basketball team: The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers

Hockey team: The Minnesota Wild

Sport to play: Basketball

Board game: Secret Hitler

Children’s show: Batman: The Animated Series

Toy as a child: A stuffed animal I very creatively called “Mr. Penguin”

Teacher: My mom is a teacher, so I should probably say her. But, I am going to say my dog Charlie. I have actually learned a lot from him.

Thing about school: Recess

Christmas present: My mom got me a puzzle of the book cover of a book I wrote.

Dr. Seuss book: Horton Hatches the Egg

Halloween costume I've worn: My dog and I dressed up as Batman and Robin one year. I was Batman; he was Robin.

Winnie the Pooh character: Eeyore…..What does that say about me?

Thing to do during recess: Touch football

Superhero: Batman

Video game: I recently stopped playing video games and sold all of my video games, but back when I was a gamer, my favorite was Arkham City.

Game to play outside: Cornhole

Place to shop: Amazon

Hair color: Brown

Shoe Brand: Puma

Occasion to dress up for: A time when I get to wear a suit

Hairstyle: One that I can wake up in the morning and not have to mess with it

Outfit you have: My Batsuit

Article of clothing: Socks

Thing to wear to bed: My Batman onsie pajamas

Clothing brand: Mugsy (the most comfortable jeans I have ever worn)

Scent: Freshly laundered clothes

Day of the week: Sunday

Holiday: Easter (It has the best candy)

Website: Why,, of course!

Method of communication: Text messaging…..or poetry

Youtube video: What is a Pupper? What is a Doggo?

Kind of house: One that has a front porch

Baby boy name: Alex

Baby girl name: Alex

Thing to do when I’m sick: Sleep

Place to meet up with friends: Monk’s. It’s a bar where you can actually hear each other talk!

Hobby: Writing poetry

Way to cheer me up: Laughter

Kind of gift to receive: Food

Crafty thing to make: Balloon animals

Way to relax: Sleep

Color: Green

Element (Periodic): Oxygen

Element (non-periodic): Surprise

Play (Shakespearean): Macbeth

Play (non-Shakespearean): Arsenic and Old Lace

Play (musical): Hamilton

Book (Biblical): Sirach

Book (non-Biblical): The Hobbit

Food group: Tie between BBQ and Mexican

Movie director: Christopher Nolan

Poet: Rudy Fransisco

Advice I have ever received: “Whatever you want to do in life, work hard to get there, but also, take the time to play hard along the way.”

Advice I have ever given: Get an ADHD coach. ;)

Job: ADHD Coach

Job (past): Mascot

Job (fictional): Tie between Batman and consulting detective

Winter accessory: Scarf

Celebrity crush: Brittney Spears

Sports moment: The Minneapolis Miracle

Weather: Sunny and you need a jacket in the morning but by the afternoon you need to take the jacket.

Fidget toy: Flippy chain

Local restaurant: Whiffer’s

Painting: A Boy Meets His Dog by Norman Rockwell

This or That

Cookies or cake? Cake

Cat or dog? Dog, obviously

Pancakes or waffles? Waffles

Hot chocolate or coffee? Hot Choc

Morning or evening? Evening

Day or night? Day

Text message or call? Text! Please, do not call me!

Library or museum? Museum

Summer or winter? Summer

Theater or cinema? Theater

Love or money? Love

Book or movie? Movie

Tea or coffee? Tea

Chocolate or vanilla? Vanilla

Rain or snow? Rain, unless it’s Christmas

Car or motorcycle? Car

Comedy or horror? Comedy

Hamburgers or hot dogs? Hot dogs at home, hamburgers when dining out

Paper or plastic? Plastic grocery bags; paper plates

Boat or plane? Plane

Painting or drawing? I suck at both

Reading or writing? Writing

Singing or dancing? Singing

T-Shirts or sweaters? Sweaters

Flowers or trees? Trees

Phone or computer? Phone

Superman or Batman? Batman, obviously

Milk or juice? Juice

Frozen yogurt or ice cream? Ice cream

Burgers or tacos? Tacos

Roses or daisies? Roses

Pandas or whales? Whales

Taco Bell or Taco John’s? Taco John’s

Circles or squares? Circles, like the Reset ADHD logo

Ketchup or mustard? Ketchup

Money or fame? Money

Puzzles or board games? Board games

Sandals or sneakers? Sneakers

Apples or oranges? Apples

Bagels or toast? Toast

Skates or bike? Car

Watch or play sports? Play

Sweet or salty? Sweet

Cars or trucks? Cars

Steak or chicken? Steak

Alaska or Hawai’i? Hawai’i

TV Shows or movies? TV shows

Breakfast or dinner? Supper

Bananas or apples? Apples

Facebook or Twitter? I spend more time on Facebook, but I like Twitter better

Mountains or beach? Mountains

Digital watch or analog? Apple Watch

Freedom or hope? Hope

Snow White or Cinderella? Cinderella

Sitting or standing? Lying down

Comedy or drama? Comedy

Being too warm or too cold? Too warm

Pasta or pizza? Pasta is a safer choice because, if the pizza is disappointing, it’s really bad. Bad pasta is still okay.

Online shopping or in-person shopping? Online

Writing poetry or reading poetry? Writing

Wild animals or domestic animals? Domestic

Family or friends? No comment

Scooby Doo or Tom and Jerry? Scooby Doo