I have found that the best way to treat lingering lower back pain is to have some dental surgery. Get a root canal and you barely even notice how painful it is to get out of bed or bend down to pick up a dropped pencil. Not to mention the percocets.
Babble is playing (poorly) through a bit o’ pain these days, spicing up the rare colder-than-normal last month with some jackhammering in my mouth and the intermittent feeling of a knife going in at the base of the spine.
Not that you’ll hear me complaining or writing any blog entries about it. No sir-ree. I admit it, I have a pain threshold below “low” and only a smidge above “nonexistent”. I am and will not be a good candidate for any brave patient awards during the remainder of my increasingly pain-filled life.
Not wishing to be construed as gender-bashing in any way, I am, in short, quite bitchy right now.
Not that you should care, and I apologize if you have happened across today’s blog entry expecting, uh, anything…anything whatsoever beside me pointing out fascinating insights like “root canals start to hurt a few hours after you have one”. I know…blog award material that.
Before closing this pathetic entry in order to head off to work and a chance to inflict my sparkling mood on the middle schoolers of America, I do have an education question of sorts. I received some information about tonight’s APS School Board Forum, namely that the small uptown room it is to be held in is “sold out” as it were, and that I won’t be able to get in the door. Is this true? And more importantly, does this provide me with the excuse to not attend the thing, and instead lie on the couch watching Top Chef while under the influence (totally prescribed, of course) of percocet?
Seriously, any info on tonight’s Forum shindig would be most appreciated. I would call APS to get details, but gathering information via APS is not one of the district’s strong suits. In fact, even visualizing a scenario in which one tries to get info by calling APS puts a big smile on my face. And it’s hurts to smile this morning. Gotta stop smiling. No smiling today.