I Forget to Take My Meds All the Time

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    I Have A Crappy Memory

    I barely remember to take them a few days in a row, then forget, its no wonder i'm not getting better. It doesn't help that half the time i don't believe they work anyway and the other half i'm worried about the side effects.
    newmurderer newmurderer
    Jan 15, 2012

    It's Annoying.

    Particularly crappy when my doctor changes me to the mini-pill which HAS to be taken within a three-hour timeframe to be effective - I can't stick to that! I've tried taking them when I get up (too rushed to remember), when I get to work (this is good but I'm not awake at this...
    sheglows sheglows
    22-25, F
    Dec 29, 2007

    Me Too

    I usually just take them all at night, because I end up forgetting all day. Or I'll remember the AM and afternoon ones, but go to bed forgetting the PM ones. Ugh!
    TheLibrarian TheLibrarian
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Feb 24, 2008

    Not Again

    it's 10:20PM And no meds today, geez
    morningstarr morningstarr
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 22, 2008

    I Am Horrible For This

     Its not good i know that .... i just seem to get busy and forget then by the time i realize it its time for my next dose .....  so then my timing is all messed up ... i need to just start setting the timer as to when its time to take them again ..... but then i...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    Dec 28, 2007

    I Need to Remember

    I just can not manage to remember. The bad thing is i get terrible reactions when i miss doses. I suppose i am physically addicted. Right now i can barely open my eyes since it hurts so much. I just never learn! 
    Tacit Tacit
    22-25, F
    Jul 15, 2008

    I Get Tired

    and then i forget.i have to take medicine 3 times a day.and it just slips my mind from time to time.when i miss a dose i get in pain.my mom got to where she checks up on me to see if i  am taking my meds.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    2 Responses Apr 5, 2009
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