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Compulsively

She bit her nails compulsively and slammed into the car in front of her while inspecting her chewed up index finger. The impact didn’t kill her, though the airbag induced concussion led her into a coma from which she never awoke.

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How many days left? 6? Feels like a year. Today’s prompt is Compulsive. Go see what everyone else wrote today for 30 Minus 2 Days of Writing.

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  • Holy crap. I am SO glad I stopped biting my nails.

  • Dang. I don’t bite my nails but never have any in spite of that. Guess it doesn’t pay to bite your toenails while driving either.

  • Mike I think you were able to put your finger on the while compulsive business. You nailed it, my man.

  • They always said it was bad for you.

  • Definitely not!

  • So you liked my handiwork?

  • Tami Von Zalez

    Glad you posted this after my accident, rather than before ~ I would have hate to seen it as prophetic (and I am a compulsive nail biter).

  • That will make every rethink their compulsions.

  • That’s it. I’m removing all my airbags.

  • Memo to self… don’t chew fingernails while driving.

  • I think I’ll try that. I could use a vacation.

  • thank God I get regular manicures and don’t bite mt nails.. I’d be dead.

  • Holy cripes, Mike. What the hell? 😀

  • Lovin’ the “how to stop biting your nails” tag. You’re one sick puppy, Mike.

  • I would have felt kind of bad about it too.

  • Those things’ll kill you

  • I get complaints if I’m distracted while driving; we should always listen. But bringing your OWN distractions? Reckless, Mike, reckless. Indigo 😉

  • mikewjattoomanymornings

    Well that’s a bit sad, isn’t it?

  • KZ

    Man, I didn’t realize things had gotten so nihilistic at We Work for Cheese. That little story you’ve told sounds so mundanely plausible, it’s scary.

  • Yikes!

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