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Anyone else losing spatial awareness?

(9 Posts)
woowa Tue 29-Sep-09 11:09:27

I have broken two mugs recently by putting them down on a surface only to find that I have missed the surface by about 2mm. I know we're supposed to be clumsy because of change of centre of gravity, but breaking mugs is ridiculous!!

Kaystar Tue 29-Sep-09 11:33:10

I know what you mean - I have developed a problem with doorways and cannot judge their width at all...

alana39 Tue 29-Sep-09 11:50:50

Yes keep bumping into people even though I know there is a big lump out in front of me. And I know it's dark, but have never had a problem getting from bed to toilet at night without hurting myself but every time now I am swearing my way there and waking up DH.

LuckyC Tue 29-Sep-09 12:56:52

Not so much spatial awareness, but my sense of direction which is usually really good has vanished. Get lost on the streets near my house!

hettie Tue 29-Sep-09 13:09:41

oh god yes- one of my early pregnancy signs is not ebing able to park the car (normaly am an excellent parallel parker!). Horribly embarassing, DH gets quite wary of going in a car with me!. ALso generaly a bit ditsy blush

RubyLove1 Tue 29-Sep-09 14:57:37

Not sure about spatial awareness...just my general awareness that vanishes by the minute.

I keep banging my elbow or wrist on the same side of my desk at work EVERYDAY as if I dont know its there. Been working here a year now blush

Forget what Im talking about mid sentence and Im a receptionist and I keep putting calls through to my colleagues and forgetting who it is that is calling them. Im better off at home.

hettie my parking has been shite from the get-go, wish I could use pregnancy as an excuse blush

SofiaAmes Tue 29-Sep-09 15:01:00

Yes, I remember having that problem when I was pregnant. And also, couldn't get my balance and find my center when doing yoga poses. (I'd had superb balance before getting pregnant).

woowa Wed 30-Sep-09 11:58:50

And today I threw a plate at the floor after walking into a cupboard door which was open. Sigh.

fiziwizzle Wed 30-Sep-09 17:34:31

Same here, bumping into doorframes as I walk through them to the amusement of my colleagues and I can't go long without having to describe a word I've completely forgotten mid-sentence... You know, the thing that does that thing...

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