kit (mizkit) wrote,

repetitive motion injury

Last night my wrist started hurting. It felt thick, like it needed to be popped (a very familiar sensation, from working four years on the slime line in a cannery), but I couldn’t get it to pop. I took some aspirin and went to bed and noticed it was still vaguely thick-feeling this morning. It didn’t hurt, though, until I scooped Young Indiana up and swept him around in the fashion I usually do. And my wrist went “HEY MOTHERF*CKER WATCH WHAT YOU’RE DOING!”

So now I have a wrist brace, because six months of baby-slinging has damaged me where decades of millions of words typed haven’t. Sheesh.

(x-posted from the essential kit)

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