It's an old injury (literally). I have pretty severe CTS in both wrists, so I can't type on a keyboard for more than 15 minutes non-stop if the height of the chair/desk and placement of the screen and keyboard aren't ideal; the chairs, unfortunately, were not adjustable at the test center, and my wrists were busted enough at the end of the AW section that having to use the onscreen calc for the math section was actually painful. I mean, all this in addition to the fact that I am horrible at timed writing (just in case I sound like I'm making too much of an excuse).
I imagine they will scrutinize my writing sample super-closely in this case. I don't know if it's worth a retake ... maybe if I fail this round, I'll give it a go, but that money. I heard that grad schools typically care less about the writing section, since it's timed and they care more about your ability to churn out papers over a period of months, not two essays in the space of an hour, but maybe I am just trying to convince myself. :/