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I Have S T M L Short Term Memory Loss

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 37 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have a photographic memory and I just can't say I love it. It has given me so many help. Such as skipping a grade and being very good in school because I can memorize textbooks...
    Amy107 Amy107 13-15, F Nov 29

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    I have a clear memory of the Steve Miller Song "Fly like and Eagle" being played out the window of the Dorm as I walked by -from the beginning through the end. I don't even know...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I have near perfect memory when it comes to studying. I can't say I don't study for tests, but my studying means just reading the paragraph once and/or answering some questions at...
    BirgitYeshh BirgitYeshh 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Sometimes my memory is just too good. I remember things in such vivid detail that it is almost painful for me to remember times past and the people I shared those times with, and...
    CinnamonKnight CinnamonKnight 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have a regret. A boring, uneventful recollection of thoughts. It was that time I saw you, shortly after I had finally convinced myself to forget you existed. Six years ago, I...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I'm afraid that when I get old all my memories are going to be gone. Like the movie, The Notebook, except I'm not going to have a cool life story or anyone to read to me. My...
    justjayne justjayne 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I have been told I may need heart bypass surgery. That is not the hard part. I also may have cardiomyopathy. If I do, I know I have a short time to live. This illness is known to...
    oldclerk oldclerk 61-65, M Dec 8

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    This made me laugh. My best friend from elementary school's phone number was 2040. My phone friend from 1997 had a calendar on his kitchen wall from 1989. If I don't write them...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have always felt like I want to die but can't kill myself because of what it would do to my family but mainly my daughter who I am so close to, I just don't want to face the hell...
    tealc2961 tealc2961 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    When You Realize You Left The Food In The Oven
    XavierR02 XavierR02 13-15, M Dec 5

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    In Australia today...mad and bad .....but never a man of religion or peace
    Hecate09 Hecate09 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think it burns my since of truth to hear me shouting in my youth I need a way to sort it out. After I die I rewake redefine what was at stake from the hot side of a god. I see...
    lexinwonderland lexinwonderland 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I wanted to share this. Envita Publishes Important Chronic Lyme Disease Treatment Study SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - December 16, 2014) - A revealing new study on chronic Lyme...
    mynameisjeff28 mynameisjeff28 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I have no idea regarding dyslexia maybe its familiar but I dont know what is it, before till one boring night I have nothing to do so I have surf internet, then since Im kinda poor...
    mystery05 mystery05 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    Again, excuse the awkward wordings to get around the censors, but it won't let me post this story without them. I was in one for six days in February, and then they forced me to...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 7

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    Hi, I'm twenty-seven and I have Dyscalculia as well. I am curious why people with Dyscalculia can't get SSI or SSDI? Also what careers can people with Dyscalculia have? I'm a...
    faerieshimmer87 faerieshimmer87 26-30, F Dec 10

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    It's so exhausting. I have been on medication for about 3 and a half years and I am told that my levels are normal sense I take my medication but I still have all the symptoms. I...
    maggiemae89 maggiemae89 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 8

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    A strong memory depends on the health and wellness as well as vigor of your brain Whether you're a pupil examining for final exams, a functioning professional thinking about doing...
    Matthew0110xrk4 Matthew0110xrk4 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    Well, I stumbled on this site because I was looking for info on TGA. I had an episode in July 2013 and in August the same year I realized I could no longer do my job as I needed to...
    talktomorrow talktomorrow 66-70, M Dec 5

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    A solid memory will depend on the wellness and wellness along with vigor of your respective Mind No matter if you are a pupil examining for ultimate examinations, a functioning...
    Anthony7371qbm9 Anthony7371qbm9 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    I studied dreams in psychology all the way back at school so this is 6 years ago! Here are some psychological theories about dreams having meanings. I’m going to start with the...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    I have a Demyelinating Disease. MS is also one of these diseases but mine is a new type. I have lesions scattered through out my brain and on the underside of my Corpus Collosum...
    BCulp38 BCulp38 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    There are a few issues with making friends. First of all I find it difficult to approach someone. In person it's almost impossible and online I find it hard to come up with a...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M Dec 4

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    It's often a show of courage and respect to tell someone the truth.Courage because often telling the truth does hurt another person at first, and they may resent you for it in the...
    elevating elevating 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    I Have got a weight loss client coming in next week and am incredibly thrilled to have new applications in my toolbox. I am seeking forward to additional classes with Susie.Without...
    Noah5284psu4 Noah5284psu4 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    10 SIGNS HE'S THE ONE Of course, there is a condition that comes with God's promises, and that is that we give ourselves fully to Him. If we do this, and live according to His Word...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 21

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    So today, after I don't know how many years in my life that I have been struggling with inattentiveness, I finally got the answers to all my questions.. I do have the disorder I...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    So today, after I don't know how many years in my life that I have been struggling with inattentiveness, I finally got the answers to all my questions.. I do have the disorder I...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F Dec 4

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    It's a bit shorter the usual. Been thinking about cutting it a bit more but not sure if I can pull off the short look. With the Oval face shape maybe. Isn't it supposed to be...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    I have a long memory of life's ups and downs. I've been called a jerk here and there. Even called a clown. And you know what all the remembering has taught? You know what after all...
    GivaCafeMatin GivaCafeMatin 56-60, M Dec 4

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    When I met my girlfriend in person I felt like I had known her forever. We met on EP and met each other in person in July. When we made love it was like coming home after a long...
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 1 Response a week ago

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    Follow that bright star: I think of this often, it was year 1995, Dec. 22, this time of year and I was living alone after a bad breakup with an OCD long term girl friend that was...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 6 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Maintaining weight loss can sometimes feel like you are constantly fighting an uphill battle. The tips from this article can help you create a proper diet.Drinking more coffee is...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    What if you lost your ability to Love ? What if the ability to enjoy everything was taken away from one day to the next ? This is a glimpse into my life suffering from a mental...
    jeromeleegriffin jeromeleegriffin 41-45, M Nov 30

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