Maybe you should hold off awhile until your shoulder gets better.
"I might be gone awhile, Talia," she said.
At last they reached a great forest, and, being quite tired, they decided to rest awhile and look for nuts before going any further.
Awhile later, someone's voice broke her concentration.
Looking at his cold face, as he sat like a stern schoolmaster who was prepared to wait awhile for an answer, Pierre felt that every instant of delay might cost him his life; but he did not know what to say.