...teeth that is. I am getting my four wisdom teeth taken out Thursday and ...
Public Service Announcement: fretting, worrying, general freaking out about it starts...
Please don't tell me any horror stories about it.
I have been trying to avoid all possible stories about it. I WILL NOT and HAVE NOT looked it up on the Internets. (What I don't know, makes my nerves calmer.)
My surgeon already said that since I am older, it will take longer to bounce back. Thanks, doc! Yes, I know I should have had this done 20 (!!!!!) years ago.
There are IVs involved. I do not "do" IVs. The thought makes my arms ache. (I haz IV/doctor/hospital issues).
Also, "do you bruise easy? There can be extensive bruising." Yes, I do. "And swelling." Great. I am going to look like a chipmunk who went 3 round with Mike Tyson.
My unhelpful dad said "It's terrible. Be prepared to be on the couch. I was on the couch forever. It was miserable." Thank you Dad. I love you.
One of my regular customers at Starbucks said "You know there's a nerve that runs along your jaw. You could lose all feeling in your face." OMG! WHAT????!!!?
Good thing "The Walking Dead" TV show is filming Season 3 in the Atlanta area because I'll be an excellent candidate for a drugged-out, shuffling, drooling, bruised face, moaning, chipmunk-cheeked ZOMBIE!!