Stockholm Syndrome

According to experts, the five most painful things in the universe are:

  • Childbirth
  • Kidney stones (no, really)
  • Rounding on medicine
  • Physical therapy
  • Vietnamese bamboo torture.

Number 4 is maybe my own invention.

As you may remember from “Return of the Phalanx,” about seven weeks ago I broke a small bone in my finger playing the world’s stupidest version of the world’s most entertaining and damaging sport, flag football. After my doctor confirmed there wasn’t any tendon damage, she referred me to physical therapy to “regain function.” Continue reading