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Baby Brain

post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 

My brain. It no worky.

 

Seriously. This pregnancy brain is killing me. Today is especially bad, because I wanted to see if I could do without my ADD medications. They're low dose, but still a class C drug. I wanted to have a frame of reference for how badly I need them to function, so I can be informed when I talk to the doc at my appt. But I can't focus at all now. I feel like my brain is goo. Just, ugh. From what I've been reading they should be safe, especially at the dose I'm prescribed. But I was so hoping I could just do without and not have to make a decision either way. Everything I've read indicates there's no harm, but it's one of those issues where there aren't really any good studies either way because nobody does studies on pregnant women for obvious reasons. rolleyes.gif

 

Anyhow, how about everybody else?  Pregnancy brain drain? Maybe it's just another facet of being fatigued. But I can't stand it! I'm going crazy! I feel so totally useless.

post #2 of 8

Not too spacey here... yet.  Then again, I don't know that I ever recovered from the last time.  I think my pregnancy brain turned into general mommy brain.  I am having trouble concentrating on anything not pregnancy related, though! 

post #3 of 8

Oh, me!! It's been really bad. I think I'd be ok if it weren't for the fatigue - it's making the spacy-ness 1000 times worse!

post #4 of 8

Oh my, I am not the only one, lol.  I can't remember anything. My kids have even started to laugh about it - and they don't know I am pg yet!
 

post #5 of 8
Thread Starter 

I am getting so tired of getting halfway through a sentence and then forgetting what I was saying. nut.gif

post #6 of 8

Yes! I feel like I am just totally stupid. I have lost all former intelligence! It's obnoxious, but I'm trying to just roll with it, because I haven't forgotten anything important yet. Hopefully I won't at all!

post #7 of 8
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Originally Posted by firespiritmelody View Post

Oh, me!! It's been really bad. I think I'd be ok if it weren't for the fatigue - it's making the spacy-ness 1000 times worse!

 

I know! It's crazy!

 

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Originally Posted by MommyRuth View Post

Yes! I feel like I am just totally stupid. I have lost all former intelligence! It's obnoxious, but I'm trying to just roll with it, because I haven't forgotten anything important yet. Hopefully I won't at all!

 

Earlier, DD was having a meltdown because she was hungry and she wanted to heat her pizza up, but I told her I had already started it. After I got her calmed down some, I told her her pizza should be done. I went to the microwave to get it out, and it was still frozen. *facepalm* Thankfully, she got to do it, and that made her happy, and I brushed it off as fatigue to my mom and sister. redface.gif

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Originally Posted by bmcneal View Post

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Originally Posted by firespiritmelody View Post

Oh, me!! It's been really bad. I think I'd be ok if it weren't for the fatigue - it's making the spacy-ness 1000 times worse!

 

I know! It's crazy!

 

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Originally Posted by MommyRuth View Post

Yes! I feel like I am just totally stupid. I have lost all former intelligence! It's obnoxious, but I'm trying to just roll with it, because I haven't forgotten anything important yet. Hopefully I won't at all!

 

Earlier, DD was having a meltdown because she was hungry and she wanted to heat her pizza up, but I told her I had already started it. After I got her calmed down some, I told her her pizza should be done. I went to the microwave to get it out, and it was still frozen. *facepalm* Thankfully, she got to do it, and that made her happy, and I brushed it off as fatigue to my mom and sister. redface.gif


I'm sure she was thrilled to be able to heat it up herself! It's so funny when we forget to ask if our child wants to do something themselves, they get upset, but if we ask them, they usually just want us to do it!

 

I had a dream the other night that I was having such horrible pregnancy brain that I lost my car!!! I was SO confused in the dream and I was glad when I woke up. It's really funny in hindsight, though.

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