One-armed Beauty: Hair and Makeup When Wearing a Cast
Beauty

One-armed Beauty: Hair and Makeup When Wearing a Cast

I must say, navigating life without my dominant arm has been an adventure! They say that mastering your non-dominant hand benefits your brain. It’s fun when I notice my left hand and arm getting stronger (carrying a stack of plates from the dining table), more flexible (I can now scrub,…

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One-armed Style: What I’m Wearing
Fashion Advice

One-armed Style: What I’m Wearing

Man it’s hard to look stylish with only one working arm! The cast is too thick to work with any blouse, shirt, coat, blazer, or many sweaters and knits in my wardrobe. Dresses ride up with the sling or when brushing against the cast. I can’t button jeans or pants…

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All the Newness!
Lifestyle

All the Newness!

Hi everyone, quick update. Saw the ortho this week, the arm is healing nicely. They x-rayed and he sees fuzziness which means bone is growing, fusing my radius back together. I go back to the doctor in two weeks and if all goes well, I may graduate to a short…

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Allie Update
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Allie Update

Well hello there everyone, from the snowy Washington DC region! Heading into my third week with my arm, last week I was approved for six weeks short term disability. Today I was supposed to go to the orthopedist for my checkup but with the ice and snow we got last…

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From the Couch of Alison Gary
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From the Couch of Alison Gary

Hi everyone! Greetings from my living room couch, where I’ll be spending my days for a while. Monday I went to the orthopedist and he told me that my radius broke and parts of it chipped off so they were going to do surgery and put in a metal plate…

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