knobbly hands - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
Her fragile metacarpals formed peaks and troughs, while speckled liver spots congregated across the back of her hands. Long, bony fingers, furnished with hooked talons, trembled in anticipation, as they strained to reach the glass.
Her hands looked like the bones were just too long, or that the joints were too fat. Her mottled skin was stretched over the lumps and bumps. She could manipulate things pretty well, just somewhat awkwardly. I googled some descriptive words and it came back with rheumatoid arthritis. Man, I hope that's not it. It sounds painful and it just gets worse and worse. They end up all contorted in their fingers. I wonder how Nan will cope if she can't open her tins of clam chowder.