• This Is My Brain Stumbling Into Menopause

    1 month ago - By The Atlantic

    I've been keeping a Google Doc of all of the words my 53-year-old brain hasn't been able to remember. The list has grown long. It might have grown twice as long, but often I forget the word I've forgotten between forgetting it and rushing to the computer to write it down. Next to the missing word in question, I note the description I used instead, such as “the thing that blows” and “the kind of shirt that's soft and plaid”. Some of these Jeopardy-ready descriptions are surprisingly--if accidentally--poetic, like the time bugs kept smashing against my car's windshield, and I called my...
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