It starts the instant you get pregnant. Your body needs blood to feed the baby in your belly, and so you get less blood where your body deems you need it least. Very quickly, you lose your mind. Even after the baby is born, mental acuity is never fully recovered.
You don’t get it back, not quite the same way. Ever.
Not only do you have to think (and everything else) for these little creatures that you’ve introduced to the world, you still have to think for yourself, and all this with the diminished brain capacity.
Okay, those kids make your heart grow bigger. But I’m telling you, the brain is shrinking.
Welcome to my world: this is maternal dementia.
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