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Re: Way OT: EM fingers!

Sorry, I hit the wrong key.

What I meant
"The good news -
When playing any stringed instrument I really forget about it (possibly my 
other shortcomings
are too obvious to ;-)).
It`s surprising and amazing how adaptable we humans are.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stephen Goodman" <spgoodman@earthlight.net>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2006 12:00 AM
Subject: Re: Way OT: EM fingers!

>I really appreciate the input so far -- It so happens that I HAVE an 
>acupuncturist who's very good.  I'm going to start with her and see how 
>goes.  The most troubling part is the hard bit inside, I know it's 
>scar tissue, so as long as I can get the feeling back it'll be fine... 
>Hell, I can still type 60wpm, so it couldn't be that bad.  I'm more 
>about the fact that even with feeling I've gotten some hellacious 
>just by not paying too much attention.  Of course the more ecstatic I get 
>by playing, ah well, but am it Art? :)
> Cheers everyone.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "mark sottilaro" <zerocrossing2001@yahoo.com>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, 13 June, 2006 22:43 PM
> Subject: Re: Way OT: EM fingers!
>>I cut my left hand pinky once with a hunting knife.
>> Right down to the bone starting at the top and ending
>> down near the first knuckle.  FUN!
>> I didn't play for nearly a year.  I'm sure I probably
>> could have but I think I lapsed into a bit of a
>> depression/fear of it.  It took years to get full
>> feeling from it, but there was 80% fairly early.  My
>> doctor told me I'd never play the paino again and he
>> was right.  Luckily, I never had before the injury so
>> it wasn't much of a loss. ;)
>> I can't say you'll have the same experience, but don't
>> let yourself get mentally held back by your injury.
>> Work through the pain.  I'm sorry I didn't.
>> Mark
>>> > [Original Message]
>>> > From: Stephen Goodman <spgoodman@earthlight.net>
>>> > To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
>>> > Date: 6/13/2006 4:41:33 AM
>>> > Subject: Re: Way OT: EM fingers!
>>> >
>>> > I stupidly crushed the end of my
>>> left middle finger
>>> between
>>> > two big flagstones around 3 weeks ago, splitting
>>> the end like a melon.
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