Friday, March 21, 2008

Wild & Wired Friday Night

Me. Mom. And a bottle of codeine.

Not quite. But...I am staring at it....wishing I could begin the 'black out' period.

BUSY day today. Dear LORD I was at the ortho forever. Who would have thought it took so long to add 'surgical hooks.' Yeah...completely hate those words. Basically, MORE wires were added this afternoon - so, the bands can loop around the hooks -- keepin' the good ol' jaw in place. So, no, to be "wired shut" is NOT a P.C. term. Instead, I prefer..."banded shut." Ahhhhh. Who the hell am I kidding?! Like there's a difference.

But let me just tell you, seeing Mom's face when we walked in to the orthodontist's office -- hilarious! One look at the kiddie play set in the lobby and she turned to me and said, "Soooo, this is a day in the life of Wired Lady, huh?" You got that right, Lady. Welcome to my world.

All the dental assistants were so supportive. Telling me happy tales of past patients looking "sooo good." My reply, "I'm just happy to hear they're still alive."

The funniest comment had to be, "You're surgery's tomorrow, huh? Awww, you won't get your Easter ham this year." Um, no...AND I think I've got bigger concerns at this point. Oh, and by the way, screw the ham...I'd rather have some Peeps!

So, I'm exhausted...which is good, because hopefully I'll sleep.

At this point. I can't get out of this thing. I'm in it for good.
Let's do this.
Is it morning yet?


stephanie said...

Good luck!! Can't wait to hear your updates when you return!

Anonymous said...

Good Luck!
You're little countdown thing says you've got 7 hours? Hope everything works out well .. :)

Michelle said...

It's telling me 5 hours, 25 minutes... just wanted you to know I was thinking of you and I'm sending good vibes your way!
You'll be back to new, but better in no time!
Good luck!!

Katherine said...

Today's the day, Chicka.....Woke up, rolled over to the Hubby and said, "Wired Lady's on her way to the hospital" which was met with a completely blank stare.

Will be thinking of you lots over the next few days *hug*