I am tired of being so forgetful!

United States
May 19, 2007 3:25pm CST
I have been so forgetful latelly. I have been forgetting important appointments such as doctors appointments, important phone calls that I have to make, paying my bills, sometimes even what I had done the previous night! I cannot understand why I have been so forgetful. The only thing that I can think of that could cause this is my medication. I have been on two medications for almost a year now, Lamicktal and Abilify. I have read the side effects and see nothing of forgetfullness. I have tried everthing from writing the appointments down on the calender, placing it in my appointment book in my email, even pasting a sticky post-it on my computer screen. I just rip off the post-it and cast it asside, I never read the calender, and I forget to check my email for days. So nothing is reminding me. What I hate the most is how I can forget what I have done the previous night. I will forget little details of what I did or what was said. Is there any explanation? Is there anything out there to help my poor memory? I will appreciate any response.
1 response
• United States
20 May 07
I have this big calender that I write on for every appointment..I even put on this calender when it is time to put my dogs revolution on again..this is my life line..the only place that I do keep every thing so I look at it every day..I think if you do more then one thing you won't pay attention to it all..but if you keep it all in one place..it gets to be routine and you will look at it every day..Humans like routine..:)