Wednesday, January 2, 2013

no teeth for me!

Surely one of the most common new year goals is to loose weight.  I'm pretty big (no pun intended there, ugh) on NOT setting goals just because the date reads 1/1, instead setting them as I go (like on 1/2, 12/31, or somewhere in between).  This year though, I should have set a weight-loss goal because I'll be accomplishing it in like two weeks...I'm having my wisdom teeth taken out.

All of them.  This Friday.  9 a.m.

When I finally got to the dentist last year, at one appointment he talked about how they'd probably need to come out soon.  Soon is such an abstract word that while I knew it'd be 2013, I didn't have a day in mind, and certainly not 1/4/13.  

But then on New Years Eve* my mouth started hurting some where the last wisdom tooth hadn't come out all the way.  Then it hurt even worse yesterday.  And this morning, no change.  I called up the dentist, got in, and an hour and half later left with four prescriptions, a sheet of pre & post op care instructions, and a mouth wash that I can't pronounce.  I brag on my dentist and his office a lot, but seriously y'all they are amazing.  I was freaking out slightly concerned in the office while going over my options (remove all 4, remove half now and half later, just take care of the major problem tooth now) and their patience, reassurance, and information they shared was incredible.  I'm so, so thankful.  

My sweet roommate and I talked through what I was nervous about, and I have many caregivers for the weekend.  I won't be doing much driving, and my packing list currently reads "comfy pants, comfy blanket."  I'm mourning that I'm advised to not exercise for a week, but so it is.  I'd like to think that I'll blog about this experience this weekend, but I'm making the proactive decision to not do a lot of texting or writing this weekend.

Happy New Year!

*My New Years Eve 2013 was spent in recovery mode from a crazy two weeks...I was asleep in a chair before 10:00 p.m.  #1 partier right here folks.

1 comment:

  1. You can do it and you'll be fine! Glad you have such an awesome support system to help you out!