i have hurt my elbow by doing to much - mostly working on my house, but it also got worse every time i painted. It gets better very very slowly and therefore i cannot paint at the moment and also dropped my DA-visits a lot.
What a coincidence: I just ordered one of his books (Roma) for wifey. She loves that ancient Rome stuff, and Saylor. Got her some other Rome mysteries, too, like Falco (I think that's what it's called). There's a bunch of 'em.