It’s been a few weeks since I posted anything on my darling blog, and there’s a very practical reason for that. It has to do with a game of Marco Polo and a girl (me) who is entirely too competitive. Whilst playing said game with some kids, a few weeks back, I managed to dislocate my right shoulder. Like a champ (so I’m told) I popped the sucker back in, but my muscles were more than a little bit sore. Like it really flippin hurt, guys.
Needless to say, I’ve been laying around with a sling on, going to physical therapy and visiting the doctor more times than I would like. Have I ever told y’all how much I hate going to the doctor?
Anyway, I’ve only been able to start typing the past few days, and honestly right now my arm is hurting from even just writing this. But I wanted to let you all know that I’m alive. My mind is swirling with ideas for all types of new blog posts, and I can’t wait to get writing again! Not being able to write my mind has been pure torture. BUT here are some things I HAVE been able to do while my right arm has been on sabbatical:
- Getting really good at using my left hand for things. I’m naturally left handed/slightly ambidextrous and lemme tell you, it’s never worked more in my favor.
- Started watching new shows like Mad Men. I’m obsessed! I can’t believe I’ve never watched this show, before!
- Going to the Scottish Highland Games for year #2. It was so much fun! I can’t wait to go back next year.
- Daydreaming of cosplay ideas for when I can once again use both of my arms. I have more ideas than I can count!
- Reading books and getting caught up on all things literary.
- Working with kids while trying not to re-injure my shoulder. It hasn’t been easy. But I must be doing something right because I got employee of the month!
- Thrift shopping more selectively. ‘Cause hey, I can only use one arm to hold stuff.
- Winning a contest with Schwinn bikes for best “throwback” cosplay with my bike the day after I stopped using my sling. Woot! Here’s a peek of the pic.
- Being a little bored, but making it work. I LOVE working, and writing and making things. It’s been really hard to take some downtime. It almost killed me to take sick leave time off from work, and I had it all covered! But now that I’m getting better I’m really excited to get things rolling again.
What have you guys been up to? Anything summer-y and fantastic? Comment below!
3 thoughts on “Why My Blog Posts Came To A Screeching Stop”
this sounds weird but sometimes I wish I would break my right arm (knock on wood) so i can fully train up my left hand (I am right handed). Hope your recovery goes well!
Thanks! It’s definitely a slow process, but it’s given me a bit more thinking time and lots of practice with my left arm 🙂
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Cheers to ambidexterity