Illness Can Confuse Our Perspectives and Mess Up Communication

Chronic Illness Pain Daily Devotionals

Do you ever confuse people with an odd word that “sounds like” the word you are thinking of? Kerryn explains brain fog and how we need to not jump to conclusions by our perspective.

“I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do. And if I do what I do not want to do, I agree that the law is good” (Romans 7:15-16).

“What do you mean?”

“I don’t understand?”

“I can’t find the word!”

“Can you get the thing-amee?”

These are all common statements of mine, as confusion and muddled up conversations are part of my new “normal.”

Brain fog is a frustrating part of so very many chronic invisible illnesses. It can cause much hilarity too, as I’ve asked for Vegemite instead of vegetables and asked if someone wants a piece of lettuce, instead…

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