So often you’ll hear a pregnant mama mention “baby brain” or even those with young kids. It’s the forgetfulness that often comes with being pregnant, down to the different hormones and changes your body is undergoing. It is thought that in the third trimester, your brain cell volume decreases the most, thus leaving you with a tendency to forget appointments or where you left things or even what you walked into the kitchen for.
Earlier today, I took S to the doctors which is round the corner from where we live. Thankfully I didn’t have to wait too long and it was more of a reassurance visit. As I left there, I took S’s hand in one hand and pushed his pushchair along with the other. It was such a lovely day here in London and we walked home, stopping to look at the buses go by. We got home at about 3:25.
Two hours later at 5:25, I was rushing around gathering my stuff to leave and meet my friend to head to the Paramount Studios in Chiswick for the preview of Labor Day (review coming tomorrow!). I usually leave my handbag on the kitchen counter but it was no where to be seen. I asked everyone in the house if they’d seen it. I looked in my room, in the study, the whole of the ground floor but nada. And then it hit me!!! The doctors office. So I called up the surgery and yes, as it turns out, I’d left it in the Doctor’s office (All the receptionists had a good laugh at my expense!!) My first thought….thank god I left it in the Doctor’s office and nowhere else. I was so busy concentrating on getting S and the pushchair out the door that I didn’t realise I left my handbag on the floor.
In my defence, it’s so close to home, we often wander around our area and I never need to take a bag. So in reference to my opening paragraph…S turned 2 last week…can I still use the “baby brain” excuse?? 😉