Please dear God... Someone help me!
At first it started with excruciating headaches... they think its from a lesion on my brain. I was first seen by a doctor just about these headaches in October 2017 and they are still on going
I am in so much pain that I land up screaming and crying.
At times I go blind, my eye feels like its swollen.
Severe memory loss
On many occasions I have become unresponsive like the lights are on but no ones home..… read more
I have forgotten some of my most important dates in my life, friends, things I have done an hour prior, you name it, and it still cannot remember them
I, myself write a daily
diary. I write down;
1. What i eat 4 ea. meal
3. What i need to get/buy
4. I even keep a page on school paper, when
my medicine is due a
5. I'm a Gpa, & i have to
write Birthdays, etc. or
I can't remember
*i mention writing down, because you can always look back,
(on previous days if U
need to know.)
I write the date, in "RED
Colored Ink--than my notes in blue or black
colored ink, (it makes it easier to see things.
I’ve actually had people ask if I’m having early altheimers or dementia. My epilepticologist says no it’s b/c of all the seizures you’ve had, scar tissue, and surgery. I’ve lost short term but I have long term from childhood through college. I have bits and pieces of the last 21 yrs
Short and long term memory loss hit me hard when I was around 17. It led to about eight years of mild/moderate depression, and I spent university feeling inconfident, low on self-esteem and struggled to make any new friends like people more often do. It played its part in losing friends because of it too.
From what I can tell on here it could be worse than this though. It's the worst part of my epilepsy, but I'm finding my way around it now.
I have focal seizures and my short term memory is bad. I'll think about doing something and within minutes I forget what I was thinking about. I'm terrible with names and i also have accelerated long term forgetting. I form memories normally, but in a matter of days, werks, or months, those memories are completely gone. I remember things and people from before my seizures started, but I have trouble remembering things that have happened after my seizures started. It's very frustrating, as I'm sure many of you know.