Blogging is fun but it can also bring a lot of aches and pain, especially on your wrist. I should know because I suffer from it. All that typing and repititive finger-pouncing strokes on that keyboard can take a toll on your wrists, fingers and hands. Common problems from daily (blogging) typing, if not careful can lead to several injuries including inflammation of the nerve or tendon (Tendonitis) or worst CPT(Carpal Tunnel Syndrome). Working moms who are basically confined in a chair in front of a computer each day-like me- are the worst sufferers. Before you start pounding on that keyboard, consider these ergonomic gadgets to help your blogging and work experience a much more pleasant one.
Arm yourself with these cool tools:
a) ClikArt Geo Combo Mouse pad: Non-Skid Rubber Base.Used for Supporting Wrist for Increased Comfort, Desk Space, Compatible with All Mice , Non-Slip Surface, Cushioned Design, Soft Memory Foam Wrist Rest. It has trendy designs to choose from and you can get them for $9.99 at Target (where I got mine). Cheap enough but the comfort it gives your wrist is priceless.
b)Targus X Mobile Notebook Stand: Works two-ways. It helps air and cool the back of your laptop then elevates your laptop to a comfortable angle to alleviate pressure on your wrists while typing. It is very handy and folds neatly like a tripod and is adjustable. You can also get them at Target for $29.99 .
I personally love this. Only downside is that it is not like a lapdesk that you can set on your lap when you're on the go. But it's still worth it especially for SAHM or WAHM who uses laptops at home a lot, like me.
c) Lumbar Support Cushion : You shouldn't be caught without this. If you love your back, get one of this! Sitting for a long period of hours can cause a lot of back issues. Take preventive measures by using a lumbar support everytime you sit infront of your PC or laptop. For a cheap version that works, try Invacare Lumbar support cushion for $24.99. I'm using one of this at work. Helps a lot!
Be good to yourself ...Blog Happy...Don't say, I didn't warn you!
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