Why Didn't Anybody Tell Me?
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Memory Loss


I 've developed long-term short-term memory loss.

I lose my thoughts seconds in and never seem to get them back. It's very frustrating!

GirlC GirlC 6 years 29 weeks
Oh wow Rain! I find now I'm forgetting words! It's... what's the word?...killing me!
DesignRchic DesignRchic 6 years 29 weeks
LOL, Rain, that's hilarious!!
rain1370 rain1370 6 years 29 weeks
I'm having trouble concentrating, can't type w/ out making mistakes and I've turned into a clutz! I answered the phone yesterday and a few seconds into the convo my cat was getting sick so I put down the receiver, rushed upstairs to check on her and hours later realized I forgot the call! LOL
rhi411 rhi411 6 years 29 weeks
My husband calls this "pregnesia" I find that not only am I forgetting obvious things but I am mixing up my words constantly. Frustrating but a great laugh for others!
DesignRchic DesignRchic 6 years 30 weeks
:ROTFL: This is great! I'm glad I'm not alone in the memory loss department. Sometimes my husband will say something to me, and literally within 2 minutes, I'll ask him about something he already told me the answer to minutes ago. Good times!
lorioz lorioz 6 years 41 weeks
me too!
GirlC GirlC 6 years 41 weeks
I hope so :)
Shiloh-Jolie-Pitt Shiloh-Jolie-Pitt 6 years 41 weeks
Oh I've heard of that. It's called pregnant brain, right? you'll recover your neurons as soon as you pop your baby :D _________________________ I'm already hasta el pincho de estas fiestas. L'Chayim!
lorioz lorioz 6 years 41 weeks
For me, I'm a teacher, the worst is when I am trying to write something on the board and I completely forget what I am even writing about, and I have to go back and look at my notes. My students look at me like I'm crazy!
colormesticky colormesticky 6 years 41 weeks
JJ's right, the brain shrinks by about 4%. Just enough to be a pain.
MotoLinz MotoLinz 6 years 41 weeks
BTW, those 2Chix shirts are a bit spendy for a t-shirt, IMO, but they are fantastically comfortable, and you can wear them from the first bit of pooch to full-term tummy. I have the one that says "Oh boy" and the one with the feet that says "What's kickin'?" I still wear them around the house because they're so comfy.
JennyJen2 JennyJen2 6 years 41 weeks
Your brain shrinks when you are pregnant and then goes back to its normal size after you have the baby, but expect to have these types of moments a lot for even some time after you have the baby. And Congrats - i did not know!!!!
GirlC GirlC 6 years 41 weeks
Love the shirt Moto! Marci - it's new. I'm pretty sure it's because I'm pregnant. I've heard it happens to a few women an my doctor knows.
Marci Marci 6 years 41 weeks
Is this something new with you? If not, then you might try those Self-Help books on tricks to boost your memory. But if this IS something new, you should see a doctor.
MotoLinz MotoLinz 6 years 41 weeks
You need this shirt: http://www.2chix.com/products/maternity_tees/pregnesia_tee_pg-te-11.asp