If It feels so wrong, how can it be so right?

Emacs users get addicted to the standard key bindings (which are also available in Cocoa apps). Microsoft Word doesn’t support these by default, but you can add them through customization. Here are the ones I find most useful:
StartOfLine: Control-A
EndOfLine: Control-E

To set these up in Word…

…you’ll have to read “Add emacs key bindings to Microsoft Word” at MacOSX Hints.