Tuesday, April 13, 2004

The Wrist Bone's Connected to the PAIN Bone

I have apparently developed RSI (that's Repetitive Strain Injury, genius) in both wrists - seven months of near-daily data entry (not to mention MSNing, emailing, writing, blogging, cooking, waving at people, brushing my hair, brushing my teeth, reading, exercising, putting in my contact lenses, taking notes, flipping channels, playing cards...etc.) have finally taken their toll. My wrists are very achey and tired and my left hand feels numb sometimes. And both of my hands are very very cold all of the time (moreso than usual) which may or may not be related to the pain in the wrists. At work, we filled out a form to send off to the Worker's Safety Insurance Board or something like that just in case "you eventually lose the use of your hands." Um...yikes?? I am reminded of that fairytale "The Girl With No Hands" that I studied in beautiful wonderful Dr. Tim Conley's short story class. I don't recall an especially happy ending.

Anyway, I'm hazardously typing this post just so people don't start leaving smarmy "update your blog!" comments. I won't be updating my blog for a little while. I need to rest these puppies. Dig? Groovy.

Easter was this past weekend. My entire extended family (upwards of 35 people) descended on our household and it was joyful chaos, as usual. Too much food, as usual. I demolished half of the blueberry cheesecake, as usual. Blaurgh!

Bill & Jenn's wedding is this Saturday, which blows my mind. It's always seemed so far in the future, and now it's here! Pretty exciting stuff. I am seriously considering fake 'n' baking because my arms are just so pasty and I want to look hot in the gorgeous bridesmaid dress. Morals + intense fear of skin cancer vs. desire for golden glowing summery beauty for one single day. We shall see.

My wrists doth protest too much. Over and out.

(Now playing: "Tell Her Tonight", Franz Ferdinand)