The jokes are funny but having fibrofog makes you feel stupid when you aren't. There are days I can't remember simple words like the color blue and have to talk about something in a round about way to get my point. My daughter and husband are used to this but I'm sure it's frustrating to them too.
"Fibromyalgia patients often experience a loss of mental clarity and problems with memory. Dubbed "fibro fog," this side effect of the syndrome can have a significant impact on patients' lives." source
Go to this link to read about the Spoon Theory. The spoon theory explains what it is like to live with a chronic illness like fibromyalgia, lupus, and other autoimmune diseases.
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