I was too tired last night to do much of anything so I snuggled up in bed and turned on the TV when I couldn’t fall asleep. I started to watch 20/20 and was lying there in tears watching. It was all about really poor people in the Appalachians who spent what little money they had on drugs to get them through. It was appalling. Most of their kids were raised on Mountain Dew and their teeth had rotted by the time they were teenagers.
Before I got through the whole show, I had a toothache that had me on the verge of tears, itself, and I was convinced that the reason so many of the people in Appalachia were addicted to Oxycontin was because of the pain they must have endured with toothaches most of their lives. I think I would have spent my last $120 on some last night…
At any rate, I didn’t get much sleep. And I have some advice for y’all. If you ever resort to treating a toothache with Ora gel, keep in mind as you’re slathering it on your tooth and gums, that if you happen to swallow any of it, it numbs your throat and then you can’t go to sleep because you’re afraid you’ll choke to death in your sleep.
So I spent the better part of the morning today at the dentist’s office having some temporary shit dental work done. Then I spent a couple of hours thrift store shopping just because I could. Then I came home and ate a sandwich and have spent the entire rest of the day on YouTube and buying music on iTunes.
Now it’s almost 6pm and I have nothing to show for my day. I think we’ll order pizza for dinner and watch a movie tonight. Something sweet and romantic in honor of St. Valentine.
Speaking of, we got some wonderful homemade Valentines today in the mail from the grandkids. What a way to put a smile on your face on a dreary February snoozy day. 😀