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goobster  ·  14 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: September 4, 2019

All things have pretty much come to a stop. The mid-life-crisis motorcycle rebuild. Riding either of the other two motorcycles. Writing. Gardening. Playing games on my phone.

I have some sort of Issue with my right wrist. It may be a repetitive stress injury/strain - which I have honestly been expecting the onset of for probably 25 years - but whenever I do much with my right hand, the interior of my right wrist gets VERY painful, and very weak.

I've spent my whole life on computers and motorcycles, and the last decade and a half writing (books, screenplays, etc.) and learning to sew. So I have been rigidly conforming to best practices for preventing RSIs... but all the stretching and proper posture and wrist support only mitigates or delays the onset of RSIs. It doesn't prevent them.

So I have a doctors' appointment coming up on the 17th (her first availability).

And between now and then I just ... stress. And don't do any of the things I have loved doing for years, in an effort to not exacerbate the situation.

sigh

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But my Dad turns 83 today, and is still healthy and fit and fun to be around. So I will enjoy time with my family tonight, which is always welcome and wonderful.




veen  ·  14 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I've overstretched a tendon (think that's what it whas called) a while ago. Sucked, took like four months to recover, but at least it wasn't permanent, and it was something that noticably got better over time. I hope it's that - it's better than the alternatives.

goobster  ·  14 days ago  ·  link  ·  

A future with healing/solutions involved is one I can definitely look forward to!