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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 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 20, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I forget to do basic everyday things now
    neutralwalrus neutralwalrus 70+, M 2 days ago

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    Its a strange ability but my mind can "take pictures". I have a few long term " photos" and quite a lot of short term "photos". I have one from Australia when I was there when I...
    EndlessRiver EndlessRiver 41-45, M 1 Response May 5

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    I really do have a bad memory. I mean honestly I can't even remember most of my childhood. Sometimes I sit here and try to remember, and I can't, and sometimes I wonder why that is...
    TheGirlYouNeverKnew TheGirlYouNeverKnew 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    my lecturer was graduate from Oxford. He showed his scarf when he was studying for degree. A red-colored scarf since 1976. The scarf is still beautiful, and I wish he'll give the...
    jalanyanglurus jalanyanglurus 22-25, F May 18

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    I have started forgetting details of various events and when I recall them, they aren't there any more but every so often I'll see something in my head that I'd forgotten like a...
    Silentscreamsbpd Silentscreamsbpd 18-21, F May 20

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    Did I have breakfast? When was the last time I went for a walk? When the hell did I get this shirt?
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    I'm being such a **** baby right now.. Wahh everything is annoying life is hard wahhh Ah but I should probably get this checked out before school starts. The whole point of waiting...
    junedew junedew 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    (I actually don't "have" it anymore, as I'd be well-over dead.) I had serotonin syndrome from 2011-2013. I confused it with mania, and I had never had a seizure before, so I didn...
    grindhound grindhound 22-25, T May 12

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    I'm 16. So stop being such ******** about ages on here. All 3 of mine I did myself, but I'm a pretty good artist so they look good. 1. This one is about a year old. I got it at 4th...
    BlackDigitalis BlackDigitalis 13-15, F 1 Response May 14

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    I've had a few short term but I think its time to have a long term relationship. Some will say its wrong but if you both love eachother why not. I want to be the old and most...
    Joethedaddy63 Joethedaddy63 61-65, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    For the past 4-5 years I've suffered from Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. I get these seizures every other month, on average. This has significantly changed my life. It has affected my...
    loveoverignorance loveoverignorance 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    It's Mother's Day in the US today. I live in a country where it's celebrated in March. So lucky me gets to endure it twice a year. Twice a year I get flooded with those "celebrate...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 21 Responses May 10

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    So I get called by the insurance company today.. I have been off of work due to a recent hospital stay. They of course, tell me I don't meet the requirement for short-term...
    unreciprocated unreciprocated 36-40, F May 15

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    the shop is old-fashioned,wooden floor,a bench seat for a waiting area & one red ,padded,leather reclining barbers chair in front of a huge mirror.on the counter in front lies a...
    helios737 helios737 26-30, M 2 Responses May 2

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    I remember that as a child when longer hair was fashion I hated to go to the hairdresser and have my hair cut short. But today I am really looking forward. I love it when he cuts...
    Michi62 Michi62 46-50, M 1 Response May 2

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    So here is my story. I'm finally going to talk about it. My mother used to beat me and my dad stood by and let her. It started when I was 7 and lasted until I "ran away" at 22. I...
    marlett marlett 41-45, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I once met a naughty married man hungry soccer-momon fb and complimented her on her tlts after 5 or 10 minutes of chatting she was ready for a motel meeting and had sent me a...
    izzinit izzinit 41-45, M 2 Responses May 20

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    yes, he is all I see, I've probably made a similar post many a time, I dont ever recall posting anything to do with me missing cues and so on so forth, if I have, perhaps your...
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    i have short hair and am getting it cut on the 26th..i dye my hair so i don't wanna fry it.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F May 4

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    I am 22 years old and I found out in September of 2014 that I have genital herpes (HSV-2). I got herpes from one encounter with an idiot at the bar I worked at who told me he had...
    lillypads22 lillypads22 22-25, F 5 Responses May 11

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    I am 22 years old and I found out in September of 2014 that I have genital herpes (HSV-2). I got herpes from one encounter with an idiot at the bar I worked at who told me he had...
    harryyang1990 harryyang1990 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Today I had to undergo a health examination for my university application and they said they have shortage of blood for someone who's having a surgery so I donated blood to him...
    ReemNoctis ReemNoctis 16-17, F 6 Responses May 9

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    Darn, so I was feeling very idle today (slow day at work) and when idle i think a lot of stupid ****, like how there should be a website/app where if you wanna kiss someone and...
    IntrepidTraveller IntrepidTraveller 22-25, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    It was towards the end of last summer when the most amazing thing happened to me. Of course I know the exact day. It was Aug 3. I had been on my own for some time- Feb of 2012 to...
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hardly ever speak to my former friend. I was tired of the one-sided nature of our friendship. I returned the loaned house key and all the borrowed books. I stopped hiring him...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I am short. It's fine with me (it's just normal short) and it makes another short people connect with me. Today I heard from another short person, a nice 97 year old man, that...
    Lucije Lucije 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Yes, I know, it’s 2015 and I’m just now getting one. But EP removing its blogging feature has forced my hand and I’ve moved it. So read it here: http://slippedsecrets...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I have DDNOS1 (Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified) aka OSSD (Other Specified Dissociative Disorder) DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA (Code 300.15) from DSM-IV: This category is...
    TheCynicalOne TheCynicalOne 22-25, F May 13

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    I weigh 75 kg / 165 lbs, I'm 5'5 and I wanna lose about 13 kg / 30 lbs... I've put on heaps of weight recently, and want it gone but am struggling a bit. I'm 17 years old, and if...
    Ear97 Ear97 16-17, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I am not interesting person, don't have any special talents. Don't have the physical strength, beauty, charisma, powers. I am often weird, egoistic, insensitive, cynical...
    Lucije Lucije 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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