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Hi. Lex again. So I fell and fractured my wrist on Friday night. My dominant hand, of course, and I'm now in a cast for an undecided amount of time. But I can't do anything. I can't even put my own freakin hair up in a ponytail because of my stupid cast. I was told by my teachers via email that I would not be getting any special exceptions or excuses. I fucking hate them all. I also dance, and my performances are in 3 weeks. I am still allowed to dance but I am going to have a gigantic freaking cast on my arm which makes me so angry GrindteethBrickwallCensoredMadRantingTapedshutThunder
Also I have a Romeo and Juliet packet due tomorrow that I have worked on for almost 5 hours now and I am not even close to done. My math homework was six problems that took almost 20 minutes because I can't fucking write. And I may have other homework that I haven't started yet because they just can't leave us alone, can they?

So that's my life. Anyone else have any rants they'd like to share? Popcorn
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That sucks :/

Seriously, if that happened to me I'd just refuse to do the things that are near impossible with a broken wrist. Or write so horribly illegibly with my other hand that they give up. Razz

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Welp If I want to share my Short School Rants with you here it goes:

Wake up at the Crack of Dawn

Be forced to do math work at 8 am in the morning when you're literally exhausted.

Be misunderstood and angered by the sheer ignorance.

Learn misconceptions and downright lies about history

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If you were me, nobody would accept the excuse because I'm ambidextrous.
HOWEVER, seeing as you aren't, just don't do the work. It's not worth hurting your wrist any more (fractured mine a few times and it isn't the same as it used to be because I'd used it too much).
Can't you get a doctor's excuse?
Or, if you really want to irritate your teachers, ask them to become your personal scribe during your study hall/work time (assuming you have that time).
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Yeh. Get a doctors note saying "U stupid maang dis homey cant be written dat shit dawg he aint even got a functioning wrist". Obviously filtered to sound formal.

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