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If you want an armrest rather than a sling, even though my tests show that the sling is the least stressful device of all if used right, sew together a couple of small, firm pillows and sew a cloth-covered foam wedge under this to tilt your forearm down from your side to the keyboard. Your elbow rests on your side or at least the front of your side. One of the firm pillows overlaps the elbow of the arm of the side you're lying on. This helps to keep your wrist from attempting to roll sideways. You should just be able to see the space bar and keys as you type—the top pillow blocks your view of anything closer to you than the space bar.

If you don't mind doing everything with one hand, you can type with either a
LittleFingers keyboard or a normal keyboard and let it go at that. But my experiments tell me that you'll be faster and happier with the following: a LittleFingers keyboard and a Comfort Keyboard. You'll need only the numeric keypad section, but this will need remapping. Happily, as far as I can tell, no other keyboard on the planet remaps more effectively than a Comfort Keyboard, because it has the remapping abilities programmed right in.

You'll need to make this Comfort Keyboard section into a stilt, as you'll use it upside down. There's no need to be put off by this—you'll get to consult a remapped keyboard chart in front of you anytime you wish, and after a few weeks you won't need it. Ironically, even though you're used to hunt-and-peck operations, you'll need to learn touch typing on the stilt, but not on the LittleFingers keyboard.

Hunt-and-Peck Typist's Pillow Armrests and Keyboards
pillow armrest with keyboards and stilt
armrest for hunt-and-peck typists