Hope I'm not crazy

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Has anybody been driving somewhere and for a split second the area looked unfamiliar and you thought you were lost? I mean you immediately knew you weren't, but just the fact it happened scares the h*'ll out of you?

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    Hi Juanita, it hasn't happened while driving (cos I don't have a car!) but the exact thing happened to me on looking at my phone one day. I picked it up to do something - check something on the internet, I think - and for that second I didn't recognise the screen and I couldn't think what to do. Yep, scared me half to death. Apparently, it's simply the menopause equivalent of going into a room and momentarily forgetting what you went in for... and nothing to worry about! As if we're going to stop worrying...!! Annie-Mae xx

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      That has been an issue of mine my whole life. Standing in a room and wondering why I went in there. I cannot blame menopause on this one. I think our minds are constantly running and our thoughts go from one thing to another, forcing the "forgetfullness" of what we were doing.

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    Ha ha.. the craziness that is meno... not had that happend but ive had other brain related weird issues.. Sometimes when people talk to me i dont understand what they say.. i hear it but for that minute it makes no sense. Also when i was in the post office the assistant asked me to do something with my parcel that ive done a thousand times.. and for that second i had no idea how to do it.. i just looked at her..haha  she said 'you just went for a minute are you ok'  .. 30 seconds later i was fine.. Its like your brain has a delay... 

     

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    Hello there ! Yes , I am in the same boat trying to swim towards shore so to speak and all of the sudden I’ll forward where I am too . Just for a minute thankfully .  Yep “ a lot of us woman know completely where your coming from , we’re all in the menopausal fog right along with ya . Just remember though it’s only part of the hormone change and it will eventually get better . Thank god !  Me myself , well I try to count the days till i get through menopause and sadly the next month a period shows up that’s different from the last months or no period at all .  So I will keep my fingers crossed that my hormones balance out soon and best wishes to you too as I know how it feels to go through so many changes , lord help us eh?  Stay strong “ it will all be ok -) 

    Hugs from Canada 

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    that happens to me and I am post meno. For a second I am not sure which way to drive, esp at night. I do h ave a terrible sense of direction but suddenly it is unfamiliar. very scary. I wondered if I have early dementia, GD forbid.
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    Hi Juan it, I relate to you and al the other similar symptoms ladies mentioned as response to you. I am scared of driving. So I try to avoid as much as I can. Once I started the car moving and then I had no idea what side of the road I had to drive. It was very scary. It was a quiet road so I went slowly till a car appeared from the opposite direction. Another time went to car. Sat in the car&put my belt on and slowely lower the hand break but the car wasn't reversing out. (The car was facing the wall). I tried again but no the car wasn't moving back! Why ? I DIDN'T EVEN PUT THE ENGINE ON!!!

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    Thank you ladies! Of course now I had a weird feeling in my left arm and a commercial about heart attack survivors came on. Had to mute the tv and take a Valium! 😂😂😂😂

    You guys are a Godsend! I honestly don't know I would do without all of you!????

    I am postmenopausal since 2010. But had high estrogen so had no symptoms until 2014. I thought I was going crazy when they started.

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    Thank you ladies! Of course now I had a weird feeling in my left arm and a commercial about heart attack survivors came on. Had to mute the tv and take a Valium! 😂😂😂😂

    You guys are a Godsend! I honestly don't know I would do without all of you!????

    I am postmenopausal since 2010. But had high estrogen so had no symptoms until 2014. I thought I was going crazy when they started.

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    Also weird head pain. Can't describe it. Like a quick striking pain and it's gone. I have good days and bad days. But every day I'm alive is a good day, it means I get to talk to you ladies.??🤗🤗

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    It happened to me once a year or two ago. Yes just for a split second as you said. I came to a roundabout that i always use and it didnt look familar. No dont worry you arent crazy 😉

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