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Words – 5 Brain fog

Impaired cognitive ability is a feature of ME/CFS. It’s probably why yesterday I struggled to remember what children do with dandelion seed heads. And came up with the wrong answer.

This morning my insomnia and pain-addled brain randomly sparked the correct memory. They are called dandelion clocks, not puffs. The number of puffs it takes blow off the seeds is the time of day. Or so the folklore said.

Sometimes I worry about the mistakes I make and never notice.