EDI to Express Feelings of Chronic Pain

Sadie Rose is a 14-year-old girl who has suffered from a condition causing severe pain her entire life, at times unable to yawn, stretch, laugh, sneeze, or walk. She describes herself as often “paralyzed with pain.”

This image expresses how Sadie Rose feels when she is awake but scared to move her body because of the pain she will experience. The black lines convey her nerve pain which she says is “like a deep scratching feeling as my body awakes.”

Posted January 31, 2017

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