I’ve got about a zillion things I want/need to type, but I’ve been hindered by, well, take a look –

My thumb is a wild beast that must be caged.

No, my thumb isn’t broken, thankfully, though several coworkers were intent on convincing me that it was. 😡

I’ve been getting back into exercising (which has been doing amazing things for my arms if nothing else) and I recently added some yoga to it to help me with my tension and stretching. All has been going well for a couple of weeks, until last Monday when my body suddenly remembered that I am not a graceful swan but ever so slightly a bull in a china shop of fragile bones. While coming up from a Downward Dog pose, I suddenly lost my balance. As anyone would do, I tried to catch my fall and when I landed, I somehow bent my left thumb so that it cracked – loudly – and then felt rather painful.

It WAS feeling better, and then I overworked it on Saturday by cleaning and baking without a brace or bandage supporting it. I regret that decision because I am full of thumb related pain again.

All positive, thumb-healing thoughts sent my way will be greatly appreciated. Typing with this brace is driving me nuts.


About Morgan Maria D'Isidoro

Morgan Maria D'Isidoro has lived in Baltimore, MD for most of her life, saving a handful of failed escape attempts. Given the murder rates, she'll probably die here too. Morgan is a writer of speculative fiction and poetry, a musician of dubious quality, cat aficionado, art history fangirl, kitchen sorceress, recovering pyromaniac, accomplished liar, and an all around person of questionable employability.
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