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I Have S T M L Short Term Memory Loss

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    I have a good memory for peoples faces especially his face. lol
    wanderlustae wanderlustae 16-17, F Mar 10

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    I have always struggled with memory! It's only gotten worse as I got older. I can only remember one thing at a time and that is a struggle. I will tell myself it multiple times in...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Mar 6

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    This isn't a very positive one...but I remember that in the 2nd grade I didn't have friends to play with during recess. My only friend Juan was held back and was embarrassed so he...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Our relationship started off with the wrong step. We moved too quickly and it has been going down ever since... We became 'official' October 4th 2014. Exactly 1 month later was...
    Lisst Lisst 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    This goes out to the people I tried to befriend and talk to here on EP only for you to NEVER truly care about being my friend. You may have responded once or added me to your...
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M a week ago

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    My baby legs😒 I'm fully grown no more left to do I hate being short
    danilynn22 danilynn22 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 21

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    Names, not so much, but I never forget a face.
    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    Usually even better for names though
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I'm a scatter brain. I have trouble getting organized and I'm irresponsible. It's like my short-term memory doesn't work at all. Does anyone else have short-term memory problems...
    tigersfan90 tigersfan90 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 17

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    It's been... more than six weeks. I forget now. It gets easier. I think more of how much of a bastard you were in the end than anything else. You were a total narcissist, you...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am 35 and found out on my 31st bday after I blacked out that I had a colloid cyst. A bit of history...my 1st migraine was at 13 and my 1st blackout migraine @16. I have had many...
    MarriedToTheMigraine MarriedToTheMigraine 36-40, F Mar 3

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    Life is so short. Time is so limited. That's what makes it so valuable. Time is life. It's worth more than gold...or oil. Unlimited demand. Only one single nonrenewable supply...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    I have memory loss, no appetite, no motivation, and either can't sleep at all or only want to sleep. I realize now that when I think of the past, I tend to romanticize and feel as...
    deyada deyada 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I've been hospitalize 3 times. One in December 2013, one in March 2014 and another in November 2014. Been in two different hospitals. Been twice in one of them. The first time...
    AndreaCulea AndreaCulea 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    I've had an idiopathic subglottic stenosis for more than 12years. Please, respond if anybody has good results with ISS by short-term and periodical intakes of Prednisone and...
    Katrinushka Katrinushka 36-40, F Mar 12

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    papoose board is a sort of cradle worn like a backpack used by American Indians. The name has been applied since to a restraint device used in medicine. This is from Wikipedia...
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M Mar 21

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    I had a short term relationship with God the Father. Although I've been raised in church most of my life. I cried out to God for forgiveness one day while laying on the couch. I...
    dbrewer31 dbrewer31 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    9I wanna write something but I don't know where to begin. And I don't know where to end.And hence the silence.Alright. Since I don't know where to begin today I'll begin the 'story...
    TheJabroniBeatingChampion TheJabroniBeatingChampion 22-25 Mar 19

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    I have seen a lot, and I have a really good memory for people and human behavior. I used to be pretty naïve I suppose--but I still have a great memory and can remember people...
    okay62 okay62 70+, F 6 days ago

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    There are many things about how I've been most of my life that cause me significant distress. My memory is atrocious and doesn't extend very far into the past. I can barely...
    AnattheDestroyer AnattheDestroyer 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I always remember people. I have a photographic memory so sometimes I just remember their faces. Sometimes I won't remember anything about their personality or what their voice...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F Mar 21

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    I have short hair and have for couple years I love it!!
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F Mar 18

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    A moment in time The man looked at his watch in irritation. His flight had been delayed; it seemed the story of his life. Looking at the large board listing flights and gates...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Mar 5

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    For fours years, I've been on the pill. Everything was great. I had no side effects, I never forgot to take it. In June 2014, a good friend of mine shared her experience about...
    Troianne Troianne 22-25, F 56 mins ago

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    My friends are amazing, but can't feel my loss. I dated a woman, briefly, who was in my circle of friends and it didn't work out (her decision). Over the next two years, we...
    illbaround illbaround 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Hi Folks, Thought I was the only Nut, Happy to know I'm Not. I am now in my 66th year. A young 66. I am not average for my age. My husband and I Love to go for rides on our Harley...
    margereimer margereimer 66-70, F 6 days ago

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    Cruel ... very cruel It was a difficult discovery when I found where my pet put up a last defense against a pack of coyotes ... then to find composure to bury the dismembered body...
    WhoIsThatMaskedMan2 WhoIsThatMaskedMan2 56-60, M Mar 18

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    10I got a few random essays to write which would be suited for my experience "I Have An Essay" but for some reason I'll continue to post them in this group until further notice...
    TheJabroniBeatingChampion TheJabroniBeatingChampion 22-25 1 Response Mar 21

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    I hate my sister. I'm not usually the type of person to truly hate someone or something. I usually try to find the bright side to a problem, but I suppose that's for the internet...
    Zandra94 Zandra94 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    The article below describes some methods that can have you feeling better about your weight and look great.You need to watch how many calories or fat grams that you consume in...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M Mar 14

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