Leslie Runs

2014-01-18 16.03.46 Immediately after my January 18, 2014 fall.

I haven’t written about my right hand for a very long time. I originally started this blog because I broke three fingers on my right hand and I needed a means to vent and reflect to work through the injury (see Fingergate). After two surgeries and a lot of therapy I was hoping it would get better, but based on how it felt I was unconvinced that it ever would.

Screen Shot 2016-04-22 at 9.56.58 AM I really do run, here I am at Miles for Smiles 2016.

Eventually my physiotherapist told me that there was nothing more he could do to help me to gain mobility in my joints and so I gave up. It’s been sort of half a hand ever since. I have a pincer grip between my index finger and my thumb, and the other three fingers are very stiff and their six joints barely bend. It didn’t seem worth writing about…

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