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September 17th, 2013, 03:04 AM
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Has preggo brain hit you ladies yet at a bad moment yet?



I have trouble with forgetting words when i'm talking. It's like being pregnant reduces my vocabulary. But the other day I actually went blank at work. I'm an emergency dispatcher and we were working a medical so I had EMS, Fire and officers on scene. The medics cleared the scene and I got on the radio and multiselected every station to release the emergency traffic and I couldn't get a single word out. I couldn't for the life of me remember what to say. I do this EVERYDAY and I just went blank. It took almost 20 seconds before it came back to me what to say. Thank goodness it was to end the emergency instead of begin it!!
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September 17th, 2013, 05:36 AM
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I haven't had anything as serious as that, I am glad it was the end like you said!
BUT, I do tend to mix words up lately. Like, I was talking about a candle and called it a calculator, called paper a pineapple... Those are the 2 that stick out in my head the most!!
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September 17th, 2013, 06:24 AM
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OH, man. That could have been awful. Thankfully, it was not in a critical moment and you could finally collect those thoughts!

I've found being on autopilot often lends more to preggobrain. I have a loss for words, sometimes, and it's usually when i'm just talking to DH, so I figure it's more work to figure out what I'm trying to say, so I often just drop what I'm saying and never finish. DH's gotten used to 1/2 awkward sentences and then nothing
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September 17th, 2013, 07:18 AM
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Yep, I've lost a good 50% of my vocabulary. Erin laughs at me. Thankfully I never do anything critical.
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September 17th, 2013, 08:53 AM
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I just tend to lose my train of thought rather quickly. I'll start a sentence and daze off into space and completely forget that I was talking. It's very strange!
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September 17th, 2013, 12:51 PM
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I don't think the preggo brain after my first one ever left....
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September 17th, 2013, 01:42 PM
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I don't think the preggo brain after my first one ever left....
I never went 100% back to normal either
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