So tomorrow I’m getting my wisdom teeth pulled. No. I’ve never had them pulled. Right. I don’t get it, either. Something about some “school of thought” my childhood dentist belonged to. Namely one that said “if they’re not bothering you, then don’t get them pulled.”
Anyway, I’ll spare you the glamorous details except to tell you this: a couple of them are mostly impacted which means they’re basically impossible to keep clean which is exactly why they finally have to go. That and the threat of infection, which means that I fall into a school of thought myself.
The one that thinks that my childhood dentist’s school of thought totally sucks.
Did I mention that I’ll be going under for this procedure due to the fact so many are getting pulled at once? And did I mention that I’m super scared of going under? And of pain? Did I mention that?
And did I happen to tell you that I hate taking pain pills to alleviate such pain because one minute you’re just sittin’ there minding your own business, and the next you’re suddenly crying at the end of Home Alone?
This despite the fact you didn’t even realize you’d been watching it till the first tear wandered aimlessly down your cheek?
Anyhoo, such is the future that stands directly before me. And, as you can probably tell, I’m dreading it. Which is exactly why I’ve stayed super-busy right up to the 11th hour. To keep my mind off this unfortunate situation.
So here I sit, fulfilling the last of my many commitments before checking out for a few days. And I’m, you know, scared shitless.
But there’s no time for such fear right now. Because I’m too busy writing this post. The one that will break down the five most positive things about recovering from the aftermath of this dental nightmare.
After all, I gotta spin this thing, right?
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