Well, after putting it off for years, I finally got my wisdoms yanked this morning. I was starting to get a wee bit nervous. I'm fine with dentists in general and I trust mine in particular, but four teeth at once is a lot... I've only ever had one tooth pulled, to make room for the rest of my teeth before I got braces. Braces are why I don't have a fear of dentists; I had so many orthodontic and dental appointments as a kid, I became desensitized. After having your teeth wrenched into alignment by jagged metal devices and wires, cleanings and checkups aren't too troubling.
I couldn't sleep much Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, especially after Sophie decided to throw a tantrum, flinging toys around her cage before pitching them into her water dish and stomping her feet. She does this from time to time. But on Wednesday night I was supposed to take a sedative, then take another one an hour before my appointment (which was, thankfully, first thing in the morning).
Anyway, thanks to the sedatives I floated from our builidng to the dentist's office, mellow as a marshmallow. The procedure took scarcely more than an hour, no gory or disgusting mishaps, and I was out of there. I have some painkillers if problems flare up later in the day, but all in all I give this extractive an A+
To cheer myself up in the next 2-3 days, I've stocked up on sumptuous, brothy soups and some tofu "ice cream". And of course LOST is on tonight.
I'm finally reading the Harry Potter books, too. I just started #4, and I'm having a hard time pulling myself away from it! I've been re-watching each movie as I finish a book, and I'm soooo looking forward to seeing Goblet of Fire again - it was one of my faves.