Monday, November 17, 2014

Hell Week Begins

Today marks the beginning of an entire week of doctor appointments.

It starts this morning with a visit to the dentist to have a tooth fixed. It's one of those iffy deals that hopefully will be just an old filling removed and a new one replaced, but could end up in a root canal - or even an extraction - because of a crack in the tooth. It depends on how deep the crack runs, I'm told, though the x-rays look good.

I am not looking forward to this at all.

The remainder of the week is filled with physical therapy visits, a chiropractic visit, and a regular doctor visit. I also had a mammogram scheduled in there but decided that was more than I could handle and postponed that until after Thanksgiving.

So wish me well as I begin this round of health care visits. Mostly I am worried about the dental visit today; I think if that goes well then everything else will be a breeze. While I generally do well with regular dental cleanings, the fact that the upcoming procedure is not clear-cut has me concerned since I am not sure what to expect.

Getting old kind of sucks.

6 comments:

  1. Wishing you well—and to get well, too.

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  2. I have two weeks of doctor visits, too, and the dentist appointment is looming also. Hope it went well for you today!! Let us know!

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  3. Good luck! Hope all goes smoothly. xox

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  4. I thought it sounded like a post about open enrollment lol by the title

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  5. Yeah, it does. And then, if we're LUCKY, we get even older! It saddens me to think this is the best shape I will be in for the rest of my life. We should meet for an adult beverage and commiserate. AFTER you quit drooling from the Novocain.

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