I, me, mine

When I was in hospital, and afterwards, everything was first-person. Everything revolved around me, in my world at any rate. It’s not surprising, I suppose, after all a stroke is pretty major. But I assumed that this attitude was caused by the stroke, and that becoming more selfless was a part of the recovery.
Not so, I’ve concluded. I frequently meet people who behave like this and who really should know better.

Author: Stroke Survivor UK

Formerly, designed and developed IT systems for banks, but had a stroke in 2016, aged pre-50! I have returned to developing from home, but some of my time is also spent volunteering with the UK charities Age UK (www.ageuk.org.uk) and the [UK] Stroke Association (www.stroke.org.uk). I created this account with the alias "sca11y" but have since aligned it with the name of my blog.

2 thoughts on “I, me, mine”

  1. I almost wrote this exact same post again today, so it is certainly something I notice again and again. People often just want to talk about their own view or experience.I, Me, Mine btw is a track by George Harrison, who was one of my favourite artists.

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  2. On reflection, that's probably a bit harsh. I look around posts on the web, and people are mainly looking for an opportunity to tell *their* story. It's just human nature. It'd be very presumptuous of me to assume that *my* story was of interest to *you*. Well, except that you're reading my blog 🙂

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