struggling with an injury - story and advice!

loish:

Hey everyone! In some previous blog posts, I mentioned that I’m struggling with an injury to my drawing arm. Although I hoped that the problem would have totally gone away after more than a month of rest, it actually hasn’t, and I’m still struggling with it at this very moment. It’s actually been harder emotionally than it has physically. I’ve decided to go ahead and write a blog entry about it, not only to keep my followers in the loop but also as a cautionary tale to any artists out there who have not yet sustained an injury. If I had been more aware of the risks, maybe this would never have happened to me, so the very least I can do is try to help those who aren’t aware of the risks.

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I’ve dealt my whole artistic career with various ailments. The latest one has been warm tingling in my fingers I assume came from my 24 page 5 day marathon. This shit is real and it takes you right out of the fucking game.

The major contribution is pushing your body and lack of exercise\limited motion.

Every artist sooner or later get’s a pain or ache. This shouldn’t be a badge, but a warning. Don’t lose everything your worked for. Balance is key