It started when I noticed an â€œouchieâ€ when I chewed on the left side of my mouth. I thought, â€œWell, maybe I had been clenching my teeth, and thatâ€™s whatâ€™s causing this,â€ which seemed plausible, because I have been watching the news. I popped some Motrin and it seemed to work, until the next morning when the pain returned and I noticed that my face was looking a tad lopsided.
I called the dentist and, this not being England (yet), I got a same-day appointment. An x-ray revealed Mr. Abscess. Iâ€™m now taking antibiotics, and Iâ€™m scheduled for Mr. Root Canal on Thursday. Having endured a few root canals in the past, I am not looking forward to the experience.
Still, as bad as a two-hour root canal procedure is, I would rather sit through one than be forced to watch this unhinged bag of shit even for five minutes.