Gall bladder and confusion

Confusion by Edmund S, 2013. Pastel on Fabriano paper, 24" X 36"

Confusion by Edmund S, 2013. Pastel on Fabriano paper, 24″ X 36″

My family on my father’s side seems to be made of “rebellious”  thinkers. (Read blogpost titled, “I reduce…”, November, 7th, 2013.) My second uncle arrived to his Bodyscapes session with only one word not the suggested three. He was 45 minutes late and could stay only one hour of the two hour session. As a Bodyscapes facilitator, I observe people orchestrating themselves around their fears of looking deeply into the meanings of our illnesses.  I informed my client we could work on either a poem or a drawing.  “I have shoulder pain for over twenty years, gout and my gall bladder was just removed. That’s a lot to draw in an hour,” he said. But, I assured.   “We can get it in. I am a very good art teacher.” I was not going to let him off the hook.  Continue reading