rejectomorph (flying_blind) wrote,
rejectomorph
flying_blind

Numb Tongue

Because the tooth worked on was a lower molar, I had to have the big Novocaine injection that numbs the whole side of your face instead of the little injections in the gums around the tooth that only numb that small area. The tongue will stop being numb in an hour or two, but in the meantime I'll have bitten both it and the inside of my cheek a couple of times at the least, I'm sure. I always do. And I can tell that my jaw is going to be sore for a couple of days, because of the jabbing with the giant needle. Unfortunately, I have to go through it again twice in April, as the tooth is going to need a crown. For the next five weeks I get to eat around a temporary crown which will be threatening to pop off at any time. Stupid teeth. Ooh, taste of blood.

The early morning snow didn't stick, and afternoon became quite sunny. The streams are full and noisy with white water. The storm front having passed through, it has gotten very cold again. I'm going to have to stay in because going out in the cold will intensify the ache in my jaw.

Now I will go eat peanut butter on mushy white bread, because I'm starving but can't chew very well yet.
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