27 Oct '11, 6pm

How a standing desk changed my life! Here's my 5-week experiment

How a standing desk changed my life! Here's my 5-week experiment

So the setup that you see on the first photo above is what I've been working on for about 5 weeks. I kept my regular desk and decided to test standing at my desk as cheaply and quickly as possible; so I just got a bunch of paper tissue boxes and stacked them under my keyboard and trackball & trackpad (one on each side, so I can switch hands to alleviate RSI problems), and I put a bunch of random textbooks and boxes under my LCD monitor to raise it closer to eye-level (it's still a bit too low). I have to say, the first 3 and a half weeks were a mixed bag. For a while, it felt like I was trading a set of problems for another one. My shoulder and arm were feeling better by the day, but my feet were killing me. I knew it would take a little while to adapt - especially since I wasn't used to standing for extended periods of time - but I didn't expect it to take over 3 weeks. T...

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