Trolled By My Own Foot

This morning, I awoke to a weird[1], intense pulsing pain my slowly-healing toe.  

  1. Though not as weird as the fact that I’ve awakened by 8 AM without an alarm for several days running. #NightOwlProblems

Obviously, this made me a wee bit angry. 

And then, after about an hour, it just stopped.

Seriously, foot, what the hecking heck? 

I  did awake with my foot tucked under the opposite thigh[2], though. There’s a decent chance that I slept with it in there all four hours that I actually slept night. Maybe that just made it angry?

  1. I entertain a hypothesis that dancers, in general, sleep in positions that suggest we’ve been dropped from a great height. My entirely scientific sample of, like, three ballet people has thus far confirmed said hypothesis. Weaknesses of this ongoing study include a subjective operational definition, poorly developed survey instruments, nonrandom sampling, and the complete lack of anything resembling a proper control group.  

About asher

Me in a nutshell: Standard uptight ballet boy. Trapeze junkie. Half-baked choreographer. Budding researcher. Transit cyclist. Terrible homemaker. Neuro-atypical. Fabulous. Married to a very patient man. Bachelor of Science in Psychology (2015). Proto-foodie, but lazy about it. Cat owner ... or, should I say, cat own-ee? ... dog lover. Equestrian.

Posted on 2017/06/01, in balllet, healing, injuries, WTF. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Maybe it’s the general (hyper)mobility that makes people sleep in less-than-ergonomic positions? For example, I fold my hands towards my wrists so far when I sleep, that my hands often don’t wake up when I do. I’ve given myself wrist pain a couple of times. :/

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