By Jane Shaw in The Mighty.
Like its name, myalgic encephalomyelitis is also rather complicated and extraordinary. The illness made Little Miss Brain Fog feel like Little Miss Dotty, Little Miss Scatterbrain, Little Miss Fickle, Little Miss Whoops, Mr. Bump, Mr. Topsy Turvey, Mr. Forgetful, Mr. Lazy, Mr. Muddle, Mr. Dizzy, Mr. Grumpy, Mr. Clumsy, Mr. Worry, Mr. Slow and Mr. Grumble all rolled into one.
Along with a few others you may not have heard of before, such as Little Miss Ouch, Little Miss Confused, Little Miss Sleepy and Little Miss Lonely. In the morning when it was time to get up, Little Miss Brain Fog found it very difficult to get out of bed because of feeling unwell and tired. People thought she was like Mr. Lazy, but she really wanted to be up and doing things like Little Miss Busy and Mr. Rush.
Once out of bed, Little Miss Brain Fog used a lot of energy getting her breakfast and getting ready. It was hard work and she felt very like Mr. Slow.
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