The Importance of Being Comfortable

A recent bout with tendonitis has reminded me, forcefully, yet again, how important it is to adopt a comfortable and sustainable position when beading, lampworking or indulging in any craft that absorbs you so completely that you forget about your physical self and get lost in your world of creativity. Last Sunday week, I suddenly noticed stabbing pains in one hand – not the ordinary sort of pain that one gets used to – but the “omigawd did I break something in there?” sort of pain. The kind that makes you involuntaryily drop things that you really didn’t want to …