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Hi everyone


Noticed a worrying new problem......


Only work part time now but have noticed even simple basic tasks r becoming more difficult to work out


Complicated stuff seems easier but it's almost as if I just cannot join the dots?


It's not particularly tiredness and not because of taking any particular drugs because I don't take them at work or even the night before


I'm not sure what going on..... Has anyone else experienced this and hav any idea what it could be or if anything wud help?


Thanks 😀 xz

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Have a read through this. It might describe the problem and give you some ideas:-





John aka Stumbler (as I do fall over!)

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"Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming... "Wow! What a ride!"

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Hi Sammy,

You're not alone with this. There are days when things that I would normally deal with easily seem far too complex to get my head around. With me it is quite often fatigue - I won't necessarily feel sleepy but it does creep up onme.


I often keep some more simple tasks on the back burner for when it hits.


Have a look at the MS Trust's Staying Smart website: http://www.stayingsmart.org.uk - it may help, even if only to reassure that it's not just you.



Life is short. Eat dessert first. Jacques Torres

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Hi Sammy,

Join the club.

Some stuff I can do as easy as shelling peas. Actually shelling peas could be problematic, but you know what I mean. Organisational stuff and the like is easy, but I can sit and stare at something that needs a bit of thought for hours and not see how to work it out. Even though I know it is fairly straightforward.

There seems to be some sort of mental block. Something stopping me getting to the answer.

It is very frustrating. You are not alone, but I know that doesn't make it any better.

I find then I get stressed and it all goes to hell in a handcart then.



We're just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl, year after year,

Running over the same old ground.

What have we found?

The same old fears.

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