I am a true believer that the cancer treatment side-effect, known as chem brain, is real.
I know–I am living with it! You think more slowly, more deliberately. Your short term memory is trashed. Writing or during converstaion, you reach for a vocabulary word you have used hundreds of times before and–nothing! No recall. Your mind feels like it is working is slow motion.
The Amercian Cancer Society recently ran two part series about chemo brain in it’s online newsletter, New Connections. Here is a link to the first installment, The “mental fog” called chemo brain is very real.
Check it out! Pat