- Oct 20, 2019
- Los Angeles
I am dealing with slowly progressing weakness of my right hand and arm. I am right-handed, so that makes things more of a challenge. One thing that's going on is that my arm gets tired when I shave (I shave with a razor and shaving cream), and sometimes my hand gets these weird insta-cramps which makes me drop the razor and have to quickly shake out my hand. My doctor says these are actually cramps, just not the charley horse kind. So. . . I've started trying to shave with left hand, which is much stronger. The problem is that hand is less coordinated so it ended up a bloody mess. I suspect this is because my left hand doesn't quite have the muscle memory of my right hand, and doesn't know the curves of my face like the right hand does. I went a lot slower the next time and it got a little better. I'm wondering if anyone else has had this situation, and if so, whether the left hand eventually gains the muscle memory to be able to do the job without making me look like a prizefighter who's just finished 12 rounds. I suspect my left hand/arm will be stronger for some period of time longer than my right.