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Has anyone else’s handwriting gone to shit during the pandemic? I have to now type up my notes before I forget when I meant to write down. It’s like my hand is making up for me never becoming a doctor like my parents wanted.

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Yep, same. Only writing I do now is on my monthly rent checks and it’s like I forgot how to hold a pen

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