Is It Safe To Gnaw Through The Straps Now? (ericcoleman) wrote,
Is It Safe To Gnaw Through The Straps Now?
ericcoleman

On guitars, hands, weight loss and writing

I need to start recording all my improvisations. I got out the Martin (which I retrived from nainian a week ago) and it's got me improvising again.

I've been having problems with my hands recently. I have had no problems sitting down and playing the Tak (the Tillies shows have all be sitting down), but standing usually means that my right hand seizes up on the fast songs. I figgered out the problem.

I've dropped almost 30 lbs now. My body has changed shape drastically. So my arm and wrist are at a different angle then they were. So I need to work out the new correct way to play guitar, otherwise I'm not sure what I will do.

It's an odd side effect of something very good.

But, back to what I was saying. I've been playing the electric a lot, and getting nowhere. I took out the Martin today, and all of the flailing about I have been doing started making sense. So some new ideas on music might be on their way.
Tags: guitars, hands, martin, weight
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