Things we can blame on Chemo brain !

Just wanted to lift the spirit of this forum for a minute…
last night my hubby and I were texting each other ‘rude things’… just using up our free texts off course!.. well I managed to send one to both him and my sister ( who i dont talk too that often), she called me to tell me she had the text!!! I blamed my bad chemo brain…
Anyone else done something silly we can all laugh at?

Plenty…I’m very good at putting cheese, milk, yogurts into the tumble drier…the white appliance which is next to a similar white appliance called a fridge/freezer…oddly I never put damp clothes into the fridge.

I can’t remember…

I used to go into another room in the house to get something, then stand there thinking about as I’d forgotten as soon as I had opened the door. I’d remember as soon as I stepped out of the room, but forget again as soon as I stepped back in! I would also ask the same question every ten minutes and it drove my OH nuts!

Sadly I’m still doing the room thing as I’m now post menopausal. It’s like having a senior moment!

Cherub I think that to do with age lol I’m the same

I lost my make up bag for a week recently , found it in the freezer !!! Don’t ask…lol


so did you go for the frosted look with your eyeshadow!


Sadie Xx Xx

Spelling and having to check grammar and punctuation for me. I retrained as a copywriter after finishing Herceptin. Prior to BC I very rarely used a dictionary and never a spellchecker. Colleagues would get me to check their business letters for grammar and punctuation mistakes.

Now I have a shelf of dictionaries and reference books above my desk relating to this :-((

Me too Cherub - my postings on this forum are full or spelling errors - even if I check them before hitting ‘submit’


I lost my reading glasses … looked everywhere … they were in the fridge… the blue cheese was in my handbag !! YUK !!

could not remember what my table was called took hubby several minutes to work out my efforts at give him a clue!

My typong is teribble.

I have to re-type everything. My hands are l over the place.

The word afetr “are” shoud read “all”

See what I means?

sorree nose I don’t.

LOL reminds me of this one which did the rounds a few years back…

Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.

see - we are very intelligent even with our chemo-ed heads

sorry cant read that… :wink:

read what? did I post somehting… :wink:

only by accident!

I could never remember the names of really famous film actors when I saw them on screen. When I was going through all the treatment my salvation was going to the cinema so I could forget about it for a couple of hours; they show films at my local theatre and I will often go 3 or 4 times a week if it’s a good programme for the season (it’s dirt cheap as well). The strange thing is, I can only really remember 2 of the films I saw. One was Casino Royale but that was at the Odeon and is memorable because I was on FEC and farted all the way through it (OH just told me to do it in the loud action sequences lol). Good job it was a quiet afternoon and there was nobody near us though!

The other was Pan’s Labyrinth at the local theatre. That one is memorable because I’d just finished rads. I had an almighty stabbing pain in my rib in the middle of the film and suddenly jumped and went “oh!” really loudly. Judging by his face, the man behind me thought I had been let out for the weekend. He gave me a really filthy look on the way out!

However, I probably saw about 30 movies and I can’t remember any of the others. They come round on TV and OH will say we’ve seen it and I haven’t got a clue…