Stupid Human Tricks, or Don’t Bite the Hand That Feeds You

I won’t go into great detail, but let’s just say that recently Abby chomped down on my right hand and punctured (with one of her canine teeth) the very fleshy and tender region on my palm that connects to my thumb.
Here are the pertinent facts:
Yes, it is painful and the affected part is swollen to 1.5 times its normal size.
Yes, I am right handed.
Yes, I did go to the doctors.
Yes, I am on antibiotics.
Yes, I got a new tetanus shot.
Yes, the spot where the needle went in is very sore.
Yes, I look like dork wearing the sling the doctor so nicely provided.
No, they do not have the sling in basic black. (I asked)
Yes, I’ll be fine, if slightly less able for a few more days.
And yes, I am reminded why opposable thumbs are such a big deal, having lost the use of my right one for a few days.