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#1 of 7 Old 02-18-2009, 12:41 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I swear for the past couple of weeks I been forgetting stuff , loosing my keys, and just general ditzy stuff. Well, tonight I went grocery shopping with Dh & Ds, and we did our big every 2 weeks stock up on stuff trip. We had already checked out (had a cart over flowing w/ groceries) when I realized I had forgotten my wallet at home (with all the money in it). So the 2 hour shopping trip was a bust and I didn't know if I needed to laugh or cry ...so I ended up doing both !!

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OUCH! two hour shopping bust? bummer. FWIW though pregnancy brain is really real.
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I have it sooo bad. I can't even drive because my reflexes are way too slow "Green light means....uh...oh yeah, drive."

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I am ditzy in general and a nightmare when pregnant.

Luckilyl everyone around me is patient and indulging with me, so I have a built-in crew of "momma-hens" reminding me to remember my keys, write that down, take my lunch, return this message etc etc.

I exasperate myself sometimes, so I think my husband must be a saint for living with me all this time
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Yes. I am a very bad driver when pg, it's not even funny.
Since becoming pg, I've been almost getting into accidents.
One time, I ran a red light from a stop position. I saw the car in my periphery go and whaddya know, I went too. It was a green arrow on both sides (I was going straight). The lady who almost crashed into my car was livid. All I could do was mouth a very, very sincere and horrified "sorry".
I try to not get out of the house. Not until this has passed.
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I had that when I was pregnant with DS two years ago and I'm not sure it ever entirely left me!
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I have it all the time but when pregnant is worse....is pretty sad

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