Sunday, March 7, 2021

2021 Project 365 – Week Ten

Well I’ve got to say that last week was a mixed bag. There were good things. There were bad things. There were unflattering selfies, and there were priceless gifts. And I am GLAD THAT WEEK IS OVER. 
Sunday, February 28th  
Daffies!
 

And mushrooms!
 

Monday, March 1st  
My temperature blanket through February (including my “key” in case you’re interested).
 


Tuesday, March 2nd  
I went to bed with one of the worst toothaches I’ve ever had. I reapplied orajel about every 20 minutes & finally fell asleep around 2:30 a.m. I was so glad that my dentist office had an opening that afternoon! Not quite as excited to find out I needed a root canal. Even LESS excited when I got my appointment notification & saw how long the appointment is going to last (hahahaha!). I was given antibiotics, but as I’m writing this (on Sunday) my tooth still randomly hurts like bejesus.
 


 Wednesday, March 3rd – My Birthday!    
I had a meeting in the office in the morning & then took the rest of the day off. Got my hair done – and since it was a three hour process I’m making you live through all the stages. You’re welcome. While I was there my cousin friend stopped by to deliver birthday goodies (her daughter is my hairdresser).
 







I love my new hair, and I loved having pizza and cake for my birthday dinner.
 

Twilight.
 

Thursday, March 4th
I started for work this morning (had a VERY IMPORTANT APPOINTMENT I DIDN’T WANT TO MISS), heard something clunk, the battery light came on, and I ignored all that & tried to go on my merry way. With no power steering. That woke me up. I parked the car, rudely woke Dr. M up & stole his car. Turns out the serpentine belt had come off, which apparently has negative consequences if you keep trying to drive the car. But enough about that – my VERY IMPORTANT APPOINTMENT was to get the first shot of the COVID vaccine! Our group (essential workers who provide services to frontline workers) opened up this week. I was so excited & grateful that I almost didn’t mind that my tooth was still hurting like a mother (can you tell that I’m getting saltier as we go along?). My next shot is in three weeks – the day after my root canal.
 

Friday, March 5th
Things I got for my birthday (not pictured: $$$). It was a pretty good year for birthday loot!
 
Saturday, March 6th  
MY TOOTH WAS STILL BOTHERING ME, so I had birthday cake for lunch. Meanwhile, Dr. M started working on Daisy.
 

The pluses this week were pretty good – birthday hair & a vaccine. But the minuses were pretty minus. I sure hope the antibiotic starts doing its thing soon or it’s going to be a long three weeks. On the other hand, Dr. M finished up working on the car today. Woo hoo! He looks like he’s been through a war, and his clothes look worse, but the belt is on the car & it seems to be working. And from henceforward we are taking the car to a professional for any further repairs. Ha! Are you a handy person? I personally am not.

12 comments:

  1. your hair does look great and yay for the vaccine. and happy birthday.and bummer about the tooth. that is a long appointment. maybe you should find a dentist that knows what he's doing.

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    1. Thanks! And yes - I should maybe shop that root canal & see if I can find a shorter slot. Ha!

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  2. Happy Birthday! And Yay for cake! Your stylist did a nice job on your sunshiny warm highlights.

    Love those pushy daffodils that made holes in that leaf.

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    1. I think the daffodil leaf picture is my favorite one this week.

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  3. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!
    & Congrats on your shot. that's awesome.
    I've had so many root canals - they honestly dont bother me - I have fallen asleep in most of them. They are a long time in a chair & your mouth open... but at least when its done - pain is gone.

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    1. I've been thinking I should sit around with my mouth wide open just to practice. Honestly that's the hardest part for me - I have a small mouth & it's just hard to keep it open that long.

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  4. I hate dental problems more than anything. My next hated thing is car dysfunction. I'm do glad you got the tooth taken care of. Hopefully it will stop giving you a problem soon. The hair salon pictures are priceless. Thank you so much for including them. Very cool birthday gifts. May you have many more.

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  5. Oh, Jezus. And I, being an unbeliever, am not praying. Whaddaweek! I hope the next 7 days are better for you, DanaBug.

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  6. I went to bed with one of the worst toothaches I’ve ever had.

    Luckily, all I needed was a crown to solve my tooth issue.

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2022 Project 365 – Week Twenty

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