Have you ever consumed an icy-cold beverage or an ice cream cone that brought about a painful sensation in your brain?
A sensation that is commonly referred to as brain freeze.
The feeling causes you to pause,
if only for a moment,
to wait for it to pass.
Brain freeze is something I often refer to as the moments when my mind cannot retrieve the thoughts or words I crave.
Words that are just far enough out of reach that I cannot touch them.
As I age these moments or occasions occur more frequently.
At times I fear I’m some how afflicted by the dreaded disease known as Alzheimer’s.
Then other times I find reassurance in knowing that other people share the same frustration with stumblings of the very same nature.
It’s then that I am reminded that it’s a normal phenomena.
Just part of being human.
Frustrating as it is,
it’s healthier to let them slip away
rather than allow them to cripple you
Cindy Anderson of In A Stitch Quilting