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Some Short Musings About Brain Fog

I think brain fog is one of the hardest parts about being sick, at least in my case. I graduated from high school in 2013, but to be honest, I don’t remember much about that day. 173 more words

Chronic Illness

Cognitive Dysfunction?

How do you know if you’re experiencing cognitive dysfunction?
Analyzing the two words you have “cognitive” – of or relating to cognition, with cognition being the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses; and “dysfunction” – abnormality or impairment in the function of a specified bodily organ or system. 559 more words

Thyroid inferno... or, how I learned to stop worrying and love my body

Yeah, I’m back. Sort of. I have a story to tell and this seemed like a decent place to tell it. It’s pretty personal, but I think telling it might be of help to others. 3,069 more words

Brain Fog

Brain fog

A cardinal symptom of M.E. is “brain fog”, but it’s also common in other diseases like EDS and MCAD.  Before my drug allergies kicked in I’ve been sedated (using valium/diazepam) for various medical procedures and that’s just how brain fog feels to me – like it’s 4am and someone has just woken me from a very, very deep sleep.  557 more words

Mast Cell Activation Disorder

What the world doesn't see . . .

This photo struck me as being a good visual descriptor of so many people’s lives when they have ME/CFS.

It certainly is for mine.

So much of our lives are not seen by the rest of the world. 855 more words

My Life Today

DEAR BRAIN: stop protecting me from finishing


I’m having trouble getting started after a day away, because of roofers hammering on the roof all day yesterday – and because I have to stop and think at a scene I thought was done. 630 more words

CFS - Living And Writing With ME/CFS/CFIDS

Day 8 – Treatment: A-L Complex Lyme Challenge

AM – 11 drops
PM – 11 drops

Brain fog, jaw/face pressure, jaw pain, fatigue, nausea, achey body and upset stomach.

Last night I had sharp pains in my stomach/intestinal area for about 2 hours, I believe this is due to the medicine. 11 more words