Mutant Futures

Tony Fox tonyfox at
Sat Jul 29 16:31:04 EDT 2000

the old saw about
> pregnant women losing their brain cells.  Recently I heard about a study
> which indicated that pregnancy does not in fact make you forget stuff, to
> which I say, Duh.  What I notice when I'm pregnant is a decreased ability
> recall facts--not the same as forgetfulness, because the memories are all
> still there.  It's as if the paths that lead to those memories are blocked
> and I have to find a detour.

My friend and I who were pregnant at the same time used to call it "lost
purse syndrome". We could never remember where we put the dang things!


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