I have developed an essential tremor in my hands and legs. Scary? Yes, as I'm uncertain of the cause. Frustrating? Oh, yeah. (Yes. I'm checking this out with a doctor. Tomorrow, actually.)
Ever tried to pick up teeny tiny beads on a needle when your hands are doing this?
Because of the asthma and thyroid meds that I take, my hands have always been a bit shaky. I've learned to thread needles and pick up beads using the shakes as a tool. Now, it's quite a bit more difficult. Not so difficult that I'm forced to stop beading, but it is becoming a challenge.
I find I have to slow myself down. Really become focused. Which isn't an entirely negative development, since I use beading as a way to unwind as well as be creative.
If my beadwork starts to have lines that look like this, please let me know. :)