I am sorry I haven’t shared a blog post for a week now, but there is a reason why.
My dog ate it!
No that’s not the truth. I am not having writer’s block and it’s not that I don’t have more to share either. Here is the deal, I hurt myself writing.
Yep, I am not joking.
I have a MacBook Pro and for the most part, I love it. It is fast and does everything I ask of it. Everything was fine until the day I sat down and wrote several chapters of my new book…in one sitting.
Ever since then, I have been in pain. Here’s why: MacBook Pro is a powerful little laptop with an enormous design flaw. For some reason, the designers did not take into account the human hand, which is kind of a big deal if you ask me.
Right where I rest my wrists and palms rest there is a very sharp edge.
So after writing about 10,000 words that day, I was in a lot of pain. Now after about one minute of typing, I can no longer stand it. I wasn’t sure what to do and thought I just needed to rest my hands for a few days.
But they still hurt.
We went shopping for a new laptop last weekend, but we did not find anything I like better than mine. I have a wireless keyboard and thought that would solve the problem, but my computer screen is too far away for me to see when I use it.
So I have been trying to figure out what to do about my laptop. I even went online to see if anyone has come out with some sort of pad to soften the sharp edge.
Then I had a brilliant idea. Okay, it wasn’t my idea but at least I was smart enough to ask my kid what to do. He said, “Get a bigger monitor, Ma.”
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I guess I need to get back to work now that my hands can type again. I can’t wait to share the next part of my story with you.
(Here’s a hint: wedding bells)