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Living in silence for years.
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Good Morning All, Well, I've finally have gotten to the point where I am tired. Tired of pretending, avoiding situations and making excuses for my lack of memory.When I was 3 (1970), my Grandfather…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tami Brown Oct 11, 2011.

 

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Heidi received a gift from Denise Whipple
Dec 20, 2011
Tami Brown replied to Heidi's discussion Living in silence for years.
"thats why we are called the hidden or silent epidemic"
Oct 11, 2011
Vicki K Luckman replied to Heidi's discussion Living in silence for years.
"Hello Heidi, My thoughts are with you!  I can't imagine having this memory issue from such a young age.  It's almost like what am I suppose to remember.  3 years old, wow!  I was in a coma for 4 months with encephalitis…"
Oct 11, 2011
H.M.Craig replied to Heidi's discussion Living in silence for years.
"Heidi, I work with my memory lapses by telling people that I have memory problems due to an injury. I have found out that this works pretty well.   Abbie has a good suggestion about setting up reminders for everyday…"
Oct 10, 2011
Steven replied to Heidi's discussion Living in silence for years.
"we are who we are and must learn to live our lives i wish you luck in you journey"
Oct 10, 2011
Heidi left a comment for Penny Condoll
"Hi Penny, I spoke with you last week about a referral for a Neoropsychologist in the Tacoma area. I ( believe it or not )...... ;)  I misplaced the paper with your email address. Is there anyway you cam PM it to me ?? Thanks, Heidi"
Oct 5, 2011
Abbie Clayton replied to Heidi's discussion Living in silence for years.
"its about setting up systems and accomadations to close the gaps so things get remembered it is making a new habbit which takes time but my memory sucks and thanks to my iphone and google i dont miss a beat but it took me a long time to have a…"
Oct 4, 2011
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Living in silence for years.

Good Morning All, Well, I've finally have gotten to the point where I am tired. Tired of pretending, avoiding situations and making excuses for my lack of memory.When I was 3 (1970), my Grandfather found me at the bottom of his pool as he came home from work. I was unconscious and thru CPR he brought me back. Know one knows how long I was at the bottom of this pool. My entire life since then has been a "brain squeeze" - Yes, I did manage to graduate and even go to college, but day to day…See More
Oct 4, 2011
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