Never take your thumb for granted

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  1. slc

    slc Senior Member

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    I broke mine, fortunately not very badly, it's a small fracture/avulsion. But...wow. I never realized how much one uses one's thumbs. I can't do nuthin'.
     
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    manesntails Senior Member

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    Yeah, what can you do without that thumb working? It's essential for grasping and fine detail work. I sliced mine up on a glass in the sink. Wrapped it up in a rag and had to call the Ambulance to take me to the ER. Six stitches and six weeks later, thumb enjoyment returned.

    Youjust need to use the other hand for a while; it's good brain training.
     
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    slc Senior Member

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    Yeah. It's an opportunity. That's it.
     
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    manesntails Senior Member

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    Always look on the bright side. It makes your entire life much happier.
    Plus, a few pain meds help the happiness meter along as well. ;)
     
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    Cracked mine in high school (hockey) learned to write left handed... just when the teachers thought my writing couldn't get any worse hehehe
     
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    Squeaksmom Senior Member

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    Had thumb surgery just over a year ago and was in a huge dressing (fingertips to elbow). Try hooking your own bra with that on...!
     
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