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Subject:Re: Chin up, you From:David Neeley <dbneeley -at- gmail -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Wed, 24 Feb 2010 11:06:51 +0200
For the past year and a quarter, I have been fighting problems with my
feet (diabetes related). A part of that was a "minor" amputation of
two toes I apparently wasn't using last Spring.
Consequently, I have spent most of my time in bed with my feet
elevated on a pillow. Thus, to keep from going completely bonkers, I
have used my laptop perched on the arm of the chair beside me, using a
wireless keyboard on my lap and wireless mouse on the bed beside me.
One result is that I have been without the back pain that accompanied
many chairs I used for so many years with various assignments.
I say this because for some of those who work at home, this could be a
very good solution--perhaps coupled with a monitor arm long enough to
swing over a desk surface or over the zero gravity chair. Of course,
you should still set an alarm to get you up and moving on a regular
basis, and sit at a standard desk if you didn't sleep very well the
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