Suddenly out of nowhere my hands feel weak. I dropped my pencil. I feel like it is straining my brain to pick it up. My hands are there. I can feel them. Yet, an odd weakness spell has fallen upon them. I don’t understand. I squeeze my hands tighter. I know they are there. But out of my control I am struggling with each letter I write, each number I calculate. My focus is drawn to those 10 fingers and palm. What is going on?
I recall, I have had this before. But what was it? What did I do to solve it? How did the feeling go away? I can’t remember but I realize I am starting to freak, my thoughts are running rapid and my heart is beating faster. Why are my hands feeling suddenly almost as if paralysis has overcome them.
Then to the doctors. I tell of my story. My simple but strange situation. My neck, I think. My muscles I’m sure. Compression she says. Message is the cure. Nerves are involved. Don’t worry this is soon to be resolved. Weak hands I say. Weak hands today.