70-90% of the population is right-handed. I’m one of them. When recovering from carpal tunnel surgery on my right wrist back in 2013, various mundane tasks became a tad challenging:
- Being on or near a toilet (I’m keeping descriptions G-rated).
- Zipping any zipper.
- Tucking in my shirt.
- Brushing my teeth.
- Washing my left hand.
- Putting on my dog’s collar.
- Taking a shower.
All activity seemed an ever-changing obstacle course of once simple gestures and decisions. Fortunately, I have a wife willing to lend a hand. Unfortunately, I am a stubborn guy. She offered to help with my shirt-tucking endeavors. No way! Can I help you zip that zipper? I’ve got it! I relented on the shower. There’s only so many hours in the day and who wants to spend significant clock time air-drying rather than using a towel wielded by a different set of hands?
My ordeal lasted barely a week. Read More →by