Quote Originally Posted by dcuttler View Post
Well I have had my ukulele for a week, and I think it is taking over my life. My left hand is getting stronger, and I can now play for hours without discomfort. One of the things that brought me to the ukulele was my arthritis made it too difficult to play the guitar, but all the left hand work is actually helping overcome some of the joint stiffness and pain. It's kinda like squeezing a rubber tharapy ball, but fun.
Your experience is encouraging. I have just a bit of stiffness in the index finger of my left hand, and it does complicate chording a bit until I get it warmed up.

I hope your ukulele journey and your fingers continue to meld together.