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Really Mom?

My days can be very long sometimes. Often by the end of the day my mind is a gooey mess, like melting jello. Green melting jello. At least that's how I envision it. This leads to a lot of misspoken words.

The other night I was driving my kids home from a youth event. The car behind me had very bright lights. I think they were those new halogen lights or something. I looked in my rear view mirror and felt like I was staring into the sun. Which lead to this conversation;
Me: Those brights are light!!!
My son: What?
Me(with confidence): Those brights are light, I can't see!!!
My son: Did you REALLY get a full scholarship to college? Sometimes I kinda find that hard to believe.  

Sometimes that's hard for me to believe too. At one point in my life I was extremely smart, or so I was told. Now, I find that my vocabulary is lacking, my memory is failing and I feel like my brain is on Dial-up. So please forgive me if you pass me in the mall and I look at you like I don't know who you are then friend you on facebook the same day. I probably couldn't locate you after my brain finally put all the pieces together.

Does anyone else feel like they slowly started to loose their mind after having kids? I'm not talking about going mad, more like losing brain cells. Then it kinda snowballs as you approach your mid-thirties right? Or is that just me?


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