Being a Prisoner to Chronic Illness

Different condition but similar result. I seem to be managing my loneliness more effectively since I’ve been blogging. I have all of you to thank for that 🙂

My Brain Lesion and Me

Loneliness. Isolation. Solitude.  Three words that I would describe life with a neurological disorder, excluding words associated with the symptoms that accompany said condition.

Having experienced symptoms related to the neurological condition I live with, I have always felt like I’ve never fitted in anywhere. Like Belle, from ‘Beauty and the Beast’ I have always felt that others’ looked down on me, thinking of me as odd and different, just like the villagers in the classic Disney film. Both Belle and the Beast are outsiders in the movie, both harbouring feelings of loneliness and it is this that I have resonated with over the years and perhaps one of the reasons it remains my favourite film to this day.

what-a-puzzle-to-the-rest-of-us-is-belle

Often, I feel that I don’t fit in with my own family; a jigsaw piece that doesn’t fit in with the incomplete puzzle. Of course, I have had made friends during…

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Author: yarnandpencil

I'm a Christian on the autistic spectrum blogging about life and my art/craft practice.

2 thoughts on “Being a Prisoner to Chronic Illness”

  1. Thank you so much for sharing!

    I am so sorry that you have felt lonely and isolated because of your condition but glad that you have found that blogging has helped you overcome this.

    Sending you warm wishes and a wonderful 2018!!

    Rhiann xxx

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