I Have Had Amnesia

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 92 People

    Kids Understand More Then You Think.

    In the past 6 to 9 months (so Im told) I have suffered a stroke then amesia, I also have bipolar. I have to say I have great kids the look after me to make sure I don't fall or bust my head things like that. My daughter she is 14 was very upset at first thinging she lost her mom...
    miznori miznori
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jan 5, 2011

    I just recovered my memory

    after 12 months of having psychogenic retrograde amnesia. I lost my identity and reverted back to being a "student". Because when things got stressful throughout my life, I would concentrate on school to escape. As anyone experienced regaining their memory and identity after...
    elbell1 elbell1
    22-25, F
    Dec 4, 2015

    Memory Loss Due to Food Allergy

    I'm telling this story based on stories of other people that, fortunately, were with me to help me through this experience at the time. For obvious reasons, I do not remember most of the details from my own perspective. Before my Sophomore year of high school, I celebrated my...
    Ecanus Ecanus
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Sep 3, 2008

    Is This Really My Life Now?

    I apparently had a happy life. A good job (that I liked most of the time), an amazing relationship...I was finally "where I wanted to be." And then I was in a car wreck with my girlfriend. May 4, 2012. I may not really remember the events leading up to the accident, but I'll...
    acer307 acer307
    26-30, T
    2 Responses Jun 9, 2012

    Posted In "i Don't Know Who I Am" April 4th, 2012

    It was one week ago when I awakened from sleep in an unfamiliar room in a big, empty house. The television was on and also this small screen with a keyboard attached, sitting on the snack table beside my bed. There were two females on the screen who didn't look "real" yet somehow...
    Kayleigh0217 Kayleigh0217
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Apr 13, 2012

    Strange Morning

    several years ago I woke up one morning behind the wheel of someone's car. I was in the parking lot of my apt complex, and the engine was running. I had no idea (and still don't,) whose car, where I went, (if anywhere,) and it kinda scared me. So I took off my shirt, and wiped...
    grouchyoldman grouchyoldman
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Mar 19, 2008

    Wild Night Out

    had a crazy night out once, didnt know where i was, who i was, what i was meant to be doing it was crazy, too much alcohol and general craziness, woulnt mind it happening again though was good fun
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 9, 2008

    I don't really think I did

    but I had to join this group to post this, maybe someone will help me out. I've had episodes of waking up in the middle of the night and not remembering a thing, literally nothing, not my name, not where i am from, and i could not even know what house i am in, i would try hard...
    Offing Offing
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jan 16, 2015

    Dissociative Amnesia

    August 1 2005 is a day I will never forget. It is the day I woke up to this night mare. I wondering along interstate 80, with no idea of who I was or where I was. I walked what seemed like for ever. I got tired and laid down on the side of the  road. A short time later a...
    Arjay2004 Arjay2004
    36-40, M
    8 Responses Nov 10, 2009

    Hi! I haven't actually experienced anything

    about amnesia but I want to write a book about a girl who has amnesia and lost all of her memory. I want to focus on the fiction side of the book but I also wanted it to be as real as possible and I want to respect for those who has amnesia so I want to ask how does it feel like...
    fictionwriter1 fictionwriter1
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 10, 2015

    Lapses Of Memory

    i have forgotten things and people from my past ... especially after the car accident and collapse at school and when i had the seisurse/stroke after the rape it took ages for things to come back to me. i had trouble remembering things... its embarrassing. I feel like I am...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 27, 2011

    I Am Not My Name, I Am Not My Affliction.

    My name is Ashi, and, as of this month, it has been four years since my memory began to fade off. 'Fading'... It's the only word I know that truly describes what's happened to my mind, because, unlike all the sad stories I've read or heard, my memory wasn't taken from me all at...
    AshiTheNeonHero AshiTheNeonHero
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 30, 2013

    Story In Progress

    Hi Everyone. So this isn't exactly a story. I'm an author and i'm currently working on a book. it revolves around all this. I'll like, with your permission Of Course, to get to know your experiences and your storys. The pain ,struggles, good times, all of it. I want to really...
    revieh revieh
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 27, 2013

    Recovering From Anterograde And Retrograde Amnesia

    About 4 years ago, I was diagnosed with anterograde and retrograde amnesia. Approximately 8 years of my memory were completely erased. I have not been able to convince doctors that the amnesia was probably the result of a traumatic brain injury that I received in a bike wreck...
    Response Response
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Sep 18, 2013

    i lost my memory when i was 17

    and it took about two weeks to come back. i hit my head after passing out and went to the hospital when i couldnt remember who i was lmao
    kinkystapler kinkystapler
    18-21, F
    May 12, 2015

    Amnesia Is Real

    Up until I experienced amnesia personally, I always thought it to be fake. Last year I started to lose my balance and would fall hard. I couldn't park my car straight. I didn't make much of it. Then one day I was told by my neighbors that they saw me acting erratically and...
    vbprogrammer vbprogrammer
    51-55
    2 Responses Dec 23, 2012

    Hi,I have lost all my memory,

    from the age of 25 and under i can not remember a thing 😢 it's been really hard to get help as im being asked what can we do for you,how do I answer that when iv got No memories. I've felt pushed to one side as they do not know how to help me.feel so alone sometimes/ most of...
    Xall Xall
    41-45
    3 Responses Mar 17, 2015

    To Live Without Memories Is Still Living

    I can never tell the whole story because, quite frankly, I do not know it. I am only sixteen, and I began to have trouble with my memory three years ago, in early 2009. It started off small.. Forgetting things as simple as assignments to things like memories of family vacations...
    TheNeonHero TheNeonHero
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Feb 23, 2012

    hey guys, so forever ago I posted a video about

    my amnesia story, well I did an update (even though it's been months) and just letting people know about me and how I'm doing. Check it out and tell me what you think! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKwx1pITt2Y
    irongirl135 irongirl135
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 7, 2015

    The Joys Of Amnesia.(sarcasm)

    A few months ago, I had a traumatic brain injury (TBI). When I woke up I couldn't remember anything, I tried to say something, but no sound came out. Turns out, I lost my hearing, memory, and voice. I could remember certain, random things, like what I wore two days before, but I...
    brendensaurus brendensaurus
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Feb 8, 2012
    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll
    16-17, M
    Oct 27, 2014

    MY Live Through Suffring

    I AM A BERY GOOD GIRL WHO LOVES JOKES IT IS THAT I DONT HAVE ANY THING TO HELP MY SELF WITH I WISH I COULD ASK FOR SOME THING SO THAT I CAN HELP MY SELF TO GROW WITH MY FAMILY  SO HOW CAN YOU SEND IT I LIVE IN CAMEROON IN THE CITY YAOUNDE I WILL BE VERY GREAT FUL SEEN THOSE...
    FULI FULI
    18-21
    2 Responses Jul 14, 2008

    No Recall

    As far as I know, I cannot remember the amnesia, but only what people told me about some of the things I said & did while in the amnesiac state. The amnesia resulted from a TBI(traumatic brain injury). Since it was a robbery that produced a fractured skull with coma, I have...
    hendor6 hendor6
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Apr 15, 2012

    Hey everyone. It's me again.

    So I'm still working on my story and i'm hoping it would be an inspiration to many people. I'm still very open to opinions though. Especially people with related issues. Amnesia, loneliness, frustration, cold marriages. Or people with really cool ideas. Anything. And everything...
    revieh revieh
    18-21, F
    Jan 4, 2014

    Looking For Amnesiacs Or Relatives Of Amnesiacs For Interview

    Hi everyone, I'm a student writing an article about amnesia. If you, a close friend, or a relative has suffered any form of amnesia and you would not mind sitting down for a little while to talk about your experiences, please message me. Thanks for your time!
    amnesiaproject amnesiaproject
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Jan 6, 2013

    Hey guys, so I uploaded a video telling my

    story. I know this website is meant to keep our identities anonymous, but I just wanted to know that I'm not alone and to let others know they're not alone. Enjoy, tell me what you think. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVPf_-da_-M
    irongirl135 irongirl135
    18-21, F
    Jan 30, 2015

    Help????

    I went under the knife for a double kidney transplant which went fine but while they were doing that the monitor noted something or other that was irregular with my heart. What it really was, was neurological problems that were effecting my organs. They operated and got...
    kitkat111211 kitkat111211
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 20, 2013

    Periods of ...being Lost

    I never talk about it, but its from a brain injury I received from being kicked in the back of the head by a horse. I got epilepsy and the amnesia. Generally what happens is I'll be doing nothing out of the ordinary, so like going to class and suddenly I can't remember a) why I'm...
    FastLaneC3 FastLaneC3
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 11, 2009

    Having Amnesia And Recovering

    Amnesia? I never dreamed that I would have it. I remember long ago seeing a movie about a man who had amnesia and when doctors found him...he did not remember who he was or who he was married to. He met a woman and they fell in love and it was all so wonderful to have a new life...
    anotheroad anotheroad
    61-65
    7 Responses Aug 16, 2011

    When I had lost most everything

    but my procedural memories my mind was dark, like a night sky. When I began to recover, a thought or image would streak across the darkness like a shooting star only to be lost again. I struggled to hold on to the memory but they vanished until they developed a stickiness and...
    meandthecat meandthecat
    46-50
    2 Responses Jan 30, 2014

    hey, so as of recently I have amnesia.

    I have no memory of the past two years and that really scares me. I looked up forums and videos about people that have amnesia and besides this site, I haven't found anything. So that made me get the idea that maybe I should change that and make my own Youtube channel about my...
    irongirl135 irongirl135
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 28, 2015

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