Knuckles: I do the same thing! I'm double jointed..so everything cracks and pops! It feels good and the annoyance factor..double bonus! Bwah ha ha...
Wood: That made me laugh!
Pearls: You will feel so much better once you make those pearls your own and wear them proudly! I can tell they mean so much to you and you should allow yourself to enjoy them.
Witness: Sending you huge (((bear hugs))). You were very courageous to share that secret and I hope it gives you some relief.