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Save Time by Using Word Macros!
Under the Tools menu in Microsoft Word is AutoCorrect. Give yourself a break and enable it, and also type in every contraction you can think of without the apostrophe and set it up so the program changes them to the right spelling (with apostrophes) when you leave out the apostrophes. Don't do it's or we're, but you might want to do can't or won't unless you plan to need cant or wont. Also type in tthat to change to that or whatever else you might get wrong often. All this will save you time and help make up for the fact that your typing is slower because you're on a bed.

The other way to give yourself a break is with macros. Go to the various Help topics on the subject; print out how-to-create-macro info. You can easily learn how to enter them, save them, and use them to save you time. Use them for longer words or phrases you type a lot. Your company name, e-mail address, your name, the organizations and subjects you type about most (e.g., Boy Scouts of America, ancient Egyptian archeology)—all these can be two or three keystrokes.

In some cases creating a macro may replace a Word function—make sure you won't need it. But there are plenty of unused combinations.

Let's say you set up Alt r as a macro for the word responsibility. You can even add a space at the end. When you use the macro, you just hold down Alt while pressing the r key. (Alternatively, you can use rp alone as an AutoCorrect word that corrects to responsibility if macros scare you.) In choosing macro commands, you can use: Alt with all letters or numbers, various unused function keys which can also have Shift or Alt or Ctrl before them, and Ctrl or Alt Ctrl with [ ] ; , . / ' = \. I have close to 100 words in my macro list, and the bold-printed list is mounted on the unused keyboard part of the laptop.
Word Macros with Macros Chart, and Don't Forget AutoCorrect