Posted by: Brainless | 2007/02/21

memory problems

Hi CS and everyone else.
I am having a serious problem with my memory. And it is starting to cause problems in my relationship with my bf. He will phone and ask me to do something wen i get home, and i will get home and forget about it. Then he gets cross. Not unreasonably cross, but its important things that i forget.

And the strange thing is that i suffer from extreme anxiety! I am always worrying or stressing about something. Like i have a 2yr old son, whome i love, but my bf says we live like old ppl cuz i never want to do anything cuz i worry that if we go here or there, my son wont sleep properly or he will be too much of a handful to take to certain places, instead of just thinking positive.

It is really causing problems for me and i need to get it sorted out. I dont go to gym, cuz i have no one to watch my son while i go. I am even scared to ask my mom to watch him if we go out cuz i worry that she will think i am a bad parent. Is there anything i can do or take to stop this anxiety and the negative thinking and forgetfulness.

Please help me, any response will be much appreciated.
Thank You in advance

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Dear Brainless
The way you describe this, you have anxiety symptoms that already impact negatively on your every day life - I really think you must speak to your GP so that he can prescribe you some medication and seeing a psycologist to teach you some stress management methods may be very useful. Also get yourself some Vit B complex and Calmag supplements.
Put your son in his buggy and walk for 20 mins around the block in the afternoons or get yourself a secondhand exercise bike! Get yourself a small notebook and write things down or buy yourself some post-it notes to stick in obvious places to remind you to do things.

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