I'm up off the sofa just to let you know I'm alive.
The tooth extraction went much as I expected. The area was so sensitive that even with extra Novocaine given, it still hurt like... heck. It brought back memories of my second C-section when I was told "all" I would feel was the pressure. Uh... huh.
While waiting for the Novocaine to take affect, I could tell I was very weak physically and that my blood sugar levels were low (my heart was beating quite fast). I was getting somewhat frightened when I felt this sense, like I KNEW lots of people had been praying. That was when I was able to get calm. Thank you.
The dentist and his assistant "prescribed" a big Frosty for me, which my hubby did purchase on the way home. It really was what the doctor ordered, although I ended being able to get only part of it down. Since my husband has been known to crave a Wendy's Frosty, I knew he was hoping I couldn't finish it. :)
I'm to take all the remaining antibiotics so that means a couple more days on the sofa. The pain pills are there as needed. Believe me, one of them was needed before I started the Frosty. That is the only way I got off the sofa.
This past week has been quite strange with sleeping off and on all day. At least that helped the days go by quickly. Do you know what kind of dreams one can have while heavily medicated and watching daytime TV? At least they were good dreams last Friday when I watched a Brambley Hedge Marathon (Elizabeth would have loved it!).
A real tip... don't watch anything on the SciFi Channel when taking pain medication.
I'll "celebrate" my birthday later. It may be a couple of days before I can write again here or through an e-mail. I need my pillow.