I smashed my thumb with a hammer recently. It hurt.
It hurt a lot.
And do you want to know what I learned from my experience?
Hammers are unforgiving, and I don’t want to do that ever again. The pain felt was beyond words – at least the non-expletive kind.
(Note to Self: protect injured thumb from contacting anything and everything for the next few weeks, including winds above 3 mph, flying ladybugs, and envelopes lying on the desk. Failure to do so will result in excruciating pain, aggravation of injury, and flashing stars to appear in periphery.)
In this day and age of modern medicine, with so much research being done explaining the impact of repeated injuries, in particular head injuries, a story was recently published explaining the National Women’s Soccer League’s (NWSL) concussion protocol which is both frightening and nauseating.
Apparently the NWSL’s players are required to take…
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