Back before my hypo-thyroidism was diagnosed one of the symptoms was memory loss.
I would do things like get up to get a drink of water and before I had taken five steps I had forgotten what I had gotten up to do.
Another of my favorite pastimes was forgetting the names of familiar objects. I remember, oh yeah, now I remember, I wanted someone to turn down the sound on the television, and I couldn't remember what a television was called, and I ended up calling it that thing with the pictures coming out of it.
Too bad I can't forget this post, but heck I'm trying to type while listening to the Rolling Stones on my ...
Brand New Mp3 Player
or what I used to call
the thing that is small and sound comes out of.