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I Have Had Amnesia

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    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

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    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

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    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 1 Response Apr 15, 2012

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    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

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    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll 13-15, M Oct 27, 2014

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    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 1 Response Mar 17

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    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

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    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

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    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 7 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 Dec 23, 2012

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    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 1 Response Sep 18, 2013

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    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

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    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 Jul 30, 2013

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    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 1 Response Feb 23, 2012

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    Unlocking My Memory

    Until a few months ago, I was sure that my memory was continuous, going back to age 4 and perhaps slightly before that.  Recently the whole illusion came crashing down as I discovered hole after hole in my memory.  In every case where I've figured out what happened, it...
    zappythek zappythek 41-45, M 1 Response May 7, 2008

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    Something Like Amnesia

    I only lost like a week of memory when I was 17 years old or younger. The next days after it happened, I would wonder what I missed from those days. But the good thing was that it was during a summer camp, and now I think that most of it was irrelevant. LOL. But I do feel bad...
    brkfstburrito brkfstburrito 31-35, M Apr 4, 2012

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    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 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 16

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    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 2 Responses May 20, 2013

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    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 2 Responses Feb 8, 2012

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    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

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    So about two years I was In an accident.

    I don't really remember the details but I woke up in the hospital the next day and I was clueless as to who I was at all. I could tell you anything but who I was or who my family was. But I remembered my friends. After the hospital stay I was allowed to go home. My clothes were...
    FEVERiSHLY FEVERiSHLY 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    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

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    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 1 Response Sep 3, 2008

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    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

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    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

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    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 2 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Related Experiences

    I had 5 surgeries, 3 on my left ankle at age 15 and 2 on my right foot at age 16. I am almost 22 now and I still can't run, still have constant pain, still have serious weakness in...
    countryqueen623 countryqueen623 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I have not personally had ECT, but my brother did in the 60's and I have some questions. Do any of you remember the pre treatment? Do any of you remember anything about the...
    emmabovary13 emmabovary13 56-60, F 10 hrs ago

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    I have had many panic attacks. I have take xanax twice a day, just to prevent them from happening. I have social anxiety, and it gets pretty bad sometimes.
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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    I'm 17 and my bro Wyatt is 18. We share a room since he hasn't left yet. Last night we made a bet. Whoever lost would get farted on. Of course I had to lose :( So anyway I lost and...
    NeoBoy NeoBoy 18-21, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    So i tried lucid dreaming and yeah it happened. sleep paralysis. all i remember was that i was laying on my back and i was looking up at the ceiling unable to move or talk and then...
    Alexander5050 Alexander5050 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    When you've had company that is so entertaining and bring such a warm feeling enough not to remember turning on the tv or having any electronic devices including cell phones, it...
    SeekingLovetrust SeekingLovetrust 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    At first my step dad choose his girl over me, now I had to move back home. Because my grandmother husband try to kill me, he alcoholic. He always picking on me how I wear, my hair...
    colonaileen colonaileen 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've had my heart broken by a guy I've never dated...
    hails4 hails4 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Others have had worse things happen to them. I have a hard time realizing that the things that have happened to be me are minor compared to the things that have happened to other...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've always had a small bladder thankfully my parents and brothers have been very understanding aside from a little bit of teasing but every once in a while we would be in a long...
    lovewins2123 lovewins2123 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    The first time it happened, I didn't know what to think. I just brushed it off as a really vivid nightmare. That is, until it happened again a week later. That's when I realized...
    SylvieX SylvieX 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have had hypnosis before and its scary how easy it worked. Hypnotist said I was a natural lol. I had it to get rid of a phobia and it worked. Only problem was it was all so...
    dancingamy dancingamy 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    last week I had sex for the first time, and for the past two days I've been feeling really bad, i had aches, nausea, cravings, and fatigue. my mom was pregnant so i know the early...
    gamergirl183 gamergirl183 16-17, F 6 days ago