Happy birthday Arthur

Happy birthday Arthur

Normally, my birthday wishes to Arthur wind up with me flipping it off. This year, I’ve been grieving Arthur not being around as much. It’s a catch-22 isn’t it? Because I don’t want to be sick – but I’m also missing a huge part of me, the biggest constant throughout the last 22 years of …

A $20k smile

A $20k smile

The above is an estimated for the bulk of the dental work I need done. It doesn’t include work already done, or the root canal and crown already scheduled later this month. It also doesn’t include the coverage or discounts I get with insurance. When all is said and done, my mouth would have cost …

Ol’ Blue Eyes

Ol’ Blue Eyes

I just got back from the ophthalmologist and I have awesome eyes. No, seriously. There is a little bit of pigment on the lenses in each eye, suggesting past inflammation (duh). But other than that, my eyes are awesome. YAY! Other than that, I’m plugging away on my MTX and such. I don’t feel good today, mostly …

When Ugliness Returns

When Ugliness Returns

I was SO excited after my wisdom tooth surgery – my arthritis had dissipated and was calm. Everything was wonderful… Until the Friday afterwards, when people at work fought and I got to go deal with it. Ugh. I won’t get into the whole situation, but just a few days before as soon as laughing …

Surgery!

Surgery!

So I’ve thrown up again. Yay. I had my wisdom teeth taken out yesterday morning. The pain isn’t quite as bad as I was expecting. The right side is worst, but that’s where four teeth were taken out, as opposed to two on the left. I only had three wisdom teeth apparently, but also needed …