What failing working memory looks like

I’m in graduate school to become a licensed clinical mental health counselor.  As a Vassar graduate, the work is relatively easy.  (Vassar was rated the second-most difficult school to graduate in a survey by US News and World Report back in the 1990s.)  But if I don’t have tools in…

Accepting Memory Limitations

This morning I went to the farmers market to get some greens.  When I looked around at what was available, I saw a stand that I bought something from just two days prior.  I had bought greens that day, and they were still in the refrigerator.  In that moment upon…

Memory Failure

Lately, I’ve been having problems with my memory. There are two unfinished drafts in my WordPress dashboard. Both were started with great ideas, and both lost their way. Whatever the ideas were when the posts were started were quickly forgotten within a couple hundred words. I don’t write as eloquently…