The first sentence of this post isn’t a lie

I’m taking a break from reading.

If you know me, you’ll know how impossible of a statement that is. But it’s true. And it’s not because I want to. It’s because I have to.

I wrote this post a couple of weeks ago about a problem I have with my hands. They, at all times, have to be busy.

That means that I bite my nails a lot and I am so embarrassed by it. If I’m feeling especially self-conscious, I will keep by hands as hidden from view as possible.

I had to put something in place — something to work towards. And that is why I am taking a break from reading. I cannot read any book until I have stopped biting my nails.

It hasn’t even been 24 hours and I can tell this is going to work. Wish me luck!