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Memory Loss

Memory Loss

Has anyone else experienced memory loss ? I used to be a computer programmer, now I can barely remember how to use excel. Does your family get mad because you forget?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

I feel for all of yo. It awful and know one has a bloody clue. Constant 24/7. I was only diagnosed with AS about 6 years ago, but have osteoporosis and fibromyalgia for 20 years, such a lot of the above is likened to fibromyalgia symptoms as well. Meds work to an extent but flare a nightmare. Memory is nuts. Had such a high pressured job I had in the City for many years, can't believe I've been reduced to what I am now. But positivity, pacing and researching is key, exercise a must even if it only a little each day. We can do it. Hugs to all of you. ♥️ ♥️

posted about 2 years ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Yes, yes & yes. I have severe brain fog that becomes embarassing to me. I asked my Dr. if it was caused by all of the meds that I take. He said that the meds contribute to the brain fog but also the disease itself cases it.

posted about 2 years ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Chronic pain can be invisible! No one really knows what youre going thru underneath the surface, stay fighting you are a warrior!

posted about 2 years ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

@A MySpondylitisTeam Member Or when they say "I have pain too but I go to work everyday, suck it up... you look fine" that's the one that gets me.
They are clueless.

posted about 2 years ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

@A MySpondylitisTeam Member
I agree with you, my many flare ups(spondylitis, Spondylosis, fibromyalgia) and sometimes all 3 at once, a true nightmare - fibromyalgia it self is a butt kicker for me.
I ran my own micro business as a licensed general contractor (residential houses,garages, sidewalks, driveways, roofing, decks, patios, windows, doors, siding, you name it) and I'd at times be working 5 different jobsites and now it's hard to get dress and eat most day's.
Wishing you the best!

posted about 2 years ago
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