Posts Tagged: injury

Writing my finger off

Yeah, okay, maybe not that dramatic, but it’s September, so how can you not have a baseball reference (especially with my long-suffering Orioles actually in the thick of things!)? Welcome back.  It’s day two of “Writing Week”, celebrating the expected completion of “What Next?”, Book 2 of the Jeremy Shuttle Adventures.  Now, read on… Like… Read more »

Back to the future

At some point, all of us wonder what our future has in store for us.  More than likely, we think about this at multiple points across our lifespan and it’s interesting how those ponderings change as the years and experiences pile up. For example, when I was young, I imagined all sorts of exotic things… Read more »

With a click of the wrist

Words that usually make you sigh:  “It’s always something”. Who knows when it happened, or what caused it.  Perhaps it was during my extended tennis play recently, back on three days a week and usually four sets each day.  Maybe it was working out on the Bowflex, bad form or advancing too soon to a… Read more »

A half-full glass on the bright side of a silver lining

I’m not mindlessly cheerful, I promise.  Heck, I’ve even been accused more than once of being pessimistic.  Neither description fits well, but my arrow tends to point more towards the first. One would have to ignore reality to not see, hear or read about bad things and bad people.  One would also have to be… Read more »

Pain, pain, go away

Unfortunately, the rest of the lyrics are “Come again some other day”.  That day was yesterday, for me. I’m typing this with my left foot awkwardly propped up on top of my desk, to minimize the “day after” pain from my (hopefully) now solved foot issue.  This is not a crying jag based on my… Read more »

Excuse me while I whine

Last week, I had to visit the doctor for an ailing foot.  We weren’t able to decide the causality of the problem, but the working theory is that something got into my shoe during tennis and I proceeded to pound it into my foot over the next several hours. Small digression.  It’s good that most… Read more »

Tennis, anyone?

Regular patrons who have stayed awake throughout reading my blogs have pieced together a few clues to my likes and dislikes, one of these being my enjoyment of playing tennis. I am incredibly fortunate to live in an area where tennis can be played every day of the year.  Even on those few mornings that… Read more »