So “brain fog” can be described many ways. One way this affects people is that often, people have trouble finishing sentences.
My own brain fog has gone from “feeling fuzzy,” to distressingly unable to communicate my thoughts, to downright funny. I was once emailing a friend, and seriously, no joke, this is what I wrote and sent at the end of one email. I didn’t notice until she wrote back and I saw what I had written:
“FUNNY that I can have brain fog and rambling thoughts at the same time—in ”
Oh, my! Talk about brain fog! It’s bad when talking verbally, but when writing an email, and I don’t even finish my sentence, and IN a sentence talking about brain fog…. Yikes.
However, brain fog can be a great excuse for all kinds of things: bad grammar, forgetting to take out the trash, forgetting your BFF’s birthday, forgetting to eat….
Speaking of eating, they say that when you have food sensitivities, eating foods you are sensitive to can increase brain fog. And dealing with food sensitivities can be a royal pain. So can having numerous and multiple symptoms from either food or MCS or whatever.
Having multiple symptoms sometimes feels like being attacked on several fronts. It’s hard dealing with that and trying to survive well.
When surviving well, I think one key is rest. I sometimes don’t rest enough, and sometimes I pay for it! But another key can be….
Wait a second. What were we talking about?
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