Monday, July 13, 2009
What Sucks…Pins and Needles
“Fuck. Can’t…move…arm. I’m dying.”
“Holy shit! I can’t feel my arm, I’m dying!”
“I’m scared, there are thorns inside my skin. My arm feels like it weighs 30 pounds.”
All of the above are commonly uttered phrases by people, still groggy, waking up and experiencing Paresthesia, regularly known as “Pins and Needles”.
So, yes, and to use a medical term, WTF? Pins & Needles blow. What, I fall asleep awkwardly on my arm, then wake up, groggy and am forced to have a heart attack because I think I’m slowly dying limb by limb?
Thank you, Creator (or “God” if you’re insane) for this amazing sensation and condition of the human experience. I am only thankful throughout the, ahem 27 years of my life, I haven’t fallen asleep awkwardly on my “privates” (read: dick).
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