Pain and Attention

I hurt my arm recently. It is one of those cases where moving it can be jarring or even painful, and so can not moving it. And which did it kept changing.

I really did not need a reminder—or several or many, actually—that pain is a real attention-grabber. Waking out of a sound sleep early in the morning to pain is not my idea of “Rise and shine!”

May you not get any such reminders.