Double ow

I’ve had some persistent pain in my left shoulder over the course of the last week. I’ve taken some anti-inflammatory medication (a fancy way to say ibuprofen), but it still hurts to lift my arm, which is also exceptionally annoying. My mom suggested I put some heat on it yesterday, which seemed to help. My step-mom recommended that I heat it a couple of times a day. Genius me decided that to get maximum coverage of the aggravated area, I should wear a tank, completely exposing my shoulder and arm to the heating pad (it has a fabric cover over it).

In case you didn’t already know, the skin on the inside of your arm is really sensitive. And you can, in fact, actually burn yourself with a heating pad.


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I'm currently pursuing my MFA in Writing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. My ideal career path involves using writing, publication, and writing education to enact progressive social change.

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