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I Have S T M L Short Term Memory Loss

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    2008 Wreck

    In 2008 I was 15 years old and I did not have a license to drive. I was given the keys to a 1988 GMC pickup truck and was asked to go pick up something. On my way to do this task I tried to cross a high way. I got hit when I tried to cross. I have no memory of this wreck. I...
    snowkissedangel21 snowkissedangel21 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2013

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    Problems At Work

    I've been at my new job since the middle of July. I've left my phone on my car, and driven away. I have forgotten to put gas caps back on mowers. I've lost head phones, baseball hat, a winter hat, work gloves. Today I forgot to close my car door. What's next??? I'm...
    miked4948 miked4948 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    Yep..when I Was

    i believe like 11 i began popping my grandma's pain pills (little suicide attempts)..and i just took more and more, then graduated to bottles of tylenol, asprin, actifed..anything..but i'd do the WHOLE bottle. WHole bottles of sleeping pills, whole bottles of zoloft..and now...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2009

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    After Returning From Desert Storm

    After returning from Desert Storm I started having short term memory loss. There was not much that the doctors were will to do and I learned to cope with it and started suing memory techniques that have helped a great deal. I also have been using Ginkgo Biloba plus that has...
    OldBikerJim OldBikerJim 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    My Teenage Son Has Severe Stml Since His Seizure Two Months Ago

    I have a teenage son who suffered a seizure a couple months ago. He had it in the middle of the night and suffered brain damage due to the lack of oxygen to his brain. He was hospitalized for two weeks and slowly he has been able to extend his short term memory from lasting one...
    momandson101 momandson101 41-45, F Nov 19, 2012

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    Ok I Have Had Or Still Have

    hell I dont rmember between the CRS and STML I dont remember.... I had a good story toooooooo... Ok maybe later.. If I remember...  Puts a string on his finger.. that will work..
    redman redman 46-50, M 15 Responses Apr 24, 2008

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    Well I Havent Been Diagnosed With It...

    so i'm not gonna push the me too button >.>... but i'm slightly positive i have it sort of kind of....  cause i dont remember anything i did the day before yesterday and i probably won't remember until someone tells me then it will take me a while to remember...
    MorbidxMalice MorbidxMalice 18-21, F Nov 12, 2008

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    I'm Not Sure

    Hi! I have notice this pattern for over 20years,but never wanted to face the reality. I know have a 15yr old and i see he is in the same track as me. I'm so mad at myself for not treating this before. I get mad at him for forgetting stuff. Y? i really need to stop!!! Enough! I...
    zaza1 zaza1 36-40 Jul 11, 2009

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    Young to Have a Short Term Memory Loss

    (I guess) I'm too young to have a short term memory loss. I'm only 20 years old and have been experiencing that kind of memory loss. It started last February when I bumped my head really hard on the wall and after that incident I always sleep a lot. I really hate it because...
    idontknowhoiam idontknowhoiam 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2008

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    Short Term Memory Loss

    I have a son who is now 21 and was born with bacterial meningitis. This resulted in him having short term memory loss. This has  left him feeling insecure with no confidence in himself and has become a very lonely person with no freinds. The difficult part of this whole problem...
    suncare suncare 18-21 4 Responses Dec 10, 2011

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    Memory Loss Is Ruining My Life!!

    I got diagnosed with bacterial meningitis in 2010 . I was rushed to Children's Hospital in Dallas where they saved my life. I was hospitalized for two weeks. I can't really say it was horrible because I was so down on the medicine they had me doped up on I don't remember but a...
    Kah1993 Kah1993 18-21, F Aug 11, 2013

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    This Is How Bad

    Yesterday, after discovering the 'call another's PC' feature in yahoo..  I talked about 45 mins with my very first EP friend, GentleJack; one of the best people you could ever know. Jack and I talked forever and it was so natural.  We've been chat friends since last...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 13 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    Stml From Ect

    I have Bipolar Disorder; a pretty severe case. I've been psychiatrically hospitalized 20-25 times and I'm only 30 years old. At a recent hospitalization my doctors and I decided I would benefit from Electroconvulsive Therapy. I began the treatment and adjusted to it fairly...
    camsmom06 camsmom06 26-30 1 Response Feb 10, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    When I was a kid at school, a few kids in my class were a bit "slow" if you know what I mean, including me. I think there was about 4 of us and this woman came in and assessed us...
    Emily97x Emily97x 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Which is really hard when I am trying to make friends... sometimes as horrible as this is... I forget who is who... everyone's stories of life seem to meld into each other... and...
    WendyBlabs WendyBlabs 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    A lot of time has been blocked. I can't remember anything from ages 8 and younger. Only snippets. Like I'll remember a conversation or somebody's face. And I have trouble with...
    DarkSoulInsaneHeart DarkSoulInsaneHeart 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    As an update, I had the pixie done on June 28th. It's a short one! 1/2" tapered up to 3/4" on the sides and back; 2 1/2" on top. So what, you say! What's the big deal? You're...
    kcajoh kcajoh 22-25, F 8 Responses Jul 2

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    Frustrating Moments............ Cruel Moments............ Mind full of Lust..........
    Brainy123 Brainy123 22-25, M Jul 5

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    “…the whole strawberry/vanilla/chocolate…” My fathers, father was a Colonel in the army. Dad and Grandpa were both in the army and dad was an army brat that went to...
    dustypork dustypork 26-30, F Jul 5

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    I would appreciate your feedback!! I have had Petit since 8 YO! And at 40 I was hit with a change to Grand. With these seizures getting worse and lasting at times in excess 4 min...
    koltan88 koltan88 56-60 1 Response Jul 11

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    I've had more than 50 ECTs over the last 4 years and it has saved my life. I have very mild memory loss, but it's worth it.
    Cathy1963 Cathy1963 51-55, F Jul 2

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    My life has been roller coaster in every sense. I come from middle class family in India where mom was bread earner & father was mentally sick. Father didn't even know I was born...
    smilealllife smilealllife 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I was wondering if anyone in the US knows of a great POTS clinic. I tried the mayo clinic program and it didn't help. I need a clinic that can help with my muscle degeneration...
    POTSforever POTSforever 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Do any of you have terrible memory loss/brain fog, severe muscle degeneration, feel extremely weak?
    POTSforever POTSforever 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Hello there, something you might want to know about me is that I love thrill rides. Especially large roller coasters like Nitro and Bizarro at Six Flags Great Adventure. A few...
    GSquared2 GSquared2 18-21, M Jul 16

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    Does any one have cognitive memory loss?
    POTSforever POTSforever 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    It has been seven weeks since I woke with severe ear pain. I had a few weeks of dizziness and what seem to feel like water in my ear before that. I went to ER later that day...
    ksrooney ksrooney 56-60, F Jul 1

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    I'm not sure if I do or not... but these are results of 3 online tests. The numbers don't seem that high, yet are classified as such. 1. Score 37: High (start point 30). 2. High...
    cutexmuffin524 cutexmuffin524 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 14

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    I am diagnosed with bipolar disorder, general anxiety, and PTSD. I was referred to ECT last winter upon realization of my sincere suicidal intent and underwent a series of 23...
    howlingfantods howlingfantods 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    When I was about 13 I'd have very slight itching when I got out of the shower and my whole family thought it was bizarre and because I didn't clean the shower properly... Which I...
    ChloeMaay96 ChloeMaay96 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    ok - if yor skin is itchy so what i mean is if your acne is itchy then it is an allergic reaction- ths tends to e cystic/nodular acne.- Common allergies include; gluten , nuts...
    Markedgirl Markedgirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    25/06/14 I dreamed I was in some high-tech, modern futuristic hotel; it was beautiful. I was standing on a glass walkway at night, above the high rise rooms looking out to the...
    xSundip xSundip 18-21, M Jul 22

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    I have short wavy hair. And i wanna grow it. But hair doesent grow over night
    MyNewHairLife MyNewHairLife 13-15, F Jul 16

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    Dealing with fatigue? I was diagnosed with Autoimmune Hepatitis when I was 13. Now, I am a full-time university student and I also work part-time as a cashier. I take prednisone...
    Staryglow Staryglow 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I don't care if you are fat, skinny, attractive, ugly, black, white, have long hair, or have short hair. If you treat me good, I'll like you. It's as simple as that.
    SamLGirl SamLGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    It took me 34 years to figure it out, but thankfully I have an answer to my health problems. I've suffered for years from numerous ailments, went through numerous medical...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I want to point out that I'm not saying or posting this for attention. I genuinely feel ugly. I am very fat, I have short hair and honestly people just don't find that attractive...
    JudeLeDude JudeLeDude 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    If you ever experienced faint, its scary. Yesterday I was at an amusement park at 33 degrees. It was pretty humid and sunny. I was in line for a ride with a friend for about 30mins...
    mdkayvee mdkayvee 16-17, F a week ago

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    I started an anti-seizure medication (Topamax) for mood stabilising and migraine control, but had a severe reaction to it that I can only describe as a seizure. I started feeling...
    SuperInferior SuperInferior 22-25 Jul 12

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    How To Have Weird Dreams.... We spend half of our lives asleep and dreaming. Often we wake up fascinated the next morning by what passed in the night when we weren’t even fully...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 8 hrs ago

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    I wonder why I'm steadily gaining weight. I was diagnosed with Diabetes Insipidus two years ago and all of these stories on this page are very accurate - the discomfort, getting...
    caroline6391 caroline6391 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    I was Dx'd in '11 just before I dropped dead. For ten years and after many MRIs showing partial empty sela, and docs saying it was "all in (my) head" (no ****), extreme lethargy...
    EWoman1 EWoman1 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    When I was out walking today I came across quite a few chubby girls in shorts. I think it's great that girls in these times show off their thick legs.Even though I a breast loving...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Fainting’s not, perhaps, such a big deal, unless it happens to you often or if the circumstances are traumatic. Neither of these things applies to me. I have fainted only once in...
    Macmann Macmann 56-60, M Jul 14

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    We need descriptive terms for each time someone fails to learn a life lesson.. 1st offense.. none 2nd ....bad luck joe 3rd...idiot 4th...loser 5th...dumb *** 6th...???? Any...
    popuptarget popuptarget 46-50, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    yeah my little baby boy's tiny thing is short (3 inches) but its fun size tho. we do a lot of fun with that tiny dicky.
    sexymommy2014 sexymommy2014 31-35, F 19 hrs ago

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    Now the profound pain and sense of loss is lessen, like burning coal ready to came alone in the most unexpected times..........a song /a moment/a memory and my tears come back. I...
    onitaly onitaly 41-45 Jul 5

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    At my babies 20 week morphology scan they discovered she had half a heart. They offered possibly surgeries and possibly heart transplant not long after birth but advised she will...
    aussiegirl2014 aussiegirl2014 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 8

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