Monday, January 5, 2009

Hi ho, hi ho, back to work I go (sort of)

I don't think I mentioned that I took 2 weeks of vacation over the holidays. I am lucky to have the kind of job that I can work from home if need be. So I did today, which kept me from having to schlep my sorry ass out of bed quite as early as normal. Which would be ok, except the reason I did not go into the office is I needed emergency dental care.

Now, I'm a little paranoid about my teeth. I had years of braces. Then the wonderful retainer age began. Then, because I have little tiny teeth (thanks to my mother's side of the family) I ended up with 4 veneers to fill in the spaces.

So Friday night while innocently snarfing a Frickin Chicken Pizza (a local thing) I BREAK A FRIGGIN TOOTH OFF. In the front, next to the eye teeth. (According the dentist, #10. If I had been caught up on my blog reading I would have told him, no, that's Chewbaca.)

You can imagine my horror. I proceded to down Captain and Diet Pepsi like the world was coming to an end. I was out of Chasers and not going anywhere public looking like that and Cpt Clueless was doing nothing worth while except making fun of me. I told him I was putting the tooth under my pillow and I better find some cash in the morning or that bitch tooth fairy was in for it.

Lucky for her I was too hungover Saturday to keep my promise...

8 comments:

  1. You know, we hounded Vodka Mom until she posted a picture....

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  2. love your blog! That's why it's important to read blogs first thing in the morning. You know, before you pee!

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  3. Jeanne, are you kidding?! Well, actually it's not as bad now but the dentist was afraid of it breaking off again (until I get the permanent crown) so it is somewhat better but it's still an itty bitty toofer. Maybe I'll get drunk enough this weekend to consider it!

    Marinka, if I read your blog before I pee I will have to buy myself a new computer chair.

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  4. I could pee right now laughing at your comments...hey did you go see the TMI Award I gave you for your new blog? Not that it will get you closer to an Oscar, but hey I have friends who have friends who know people eventually!

    Thanks for checking me out!

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  5. Ouch! Hope the dental work went well.

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  6. Yikes, hope you're appropriately toothy at the mo'.

    And chicken pizza. Yum. I hope you mean Buffalo chicken pizza, because that it awesome, and almost worth the annoyance of losing a tooth!

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  7. Oh crikey... dentists....
    but I am happy to report that I am unblocked!
    Sx

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  8. Love your blog! This is good stuff! Where in Ohio do you live?

    And thanks for checking out my blog and following. I can't believe people read what I have to say. I didn't think there would be anyone bored enough! ;-)

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