My Trip to the Dentist

I like to eat peanuts, walnuts, pistachios and cashews. I was cracking and eating pistachios one evening watching TV and accidentally put part of the shell in my mouth instead of the pistachio nut. I bit down and chipped a tooth. It took out a decent size piece of my tooth. It became instantly sensitive […]

I like to eat peanuts, walnuts, pistachios and cashews. I was cracking and eating pistachios one evening watching TV and accidentally put part of the shell in my mouth instead of the pistachio nut. I bit down and chipped a tooth. It took out a decent size piece of my tooth. It became instantly sensitive to hot and cold things. I waited out the weekend and made an appointment with my Aurora dentist to get it fixed.

The big deal for me is that I do not like to go to the dentist. I never have any problems, but I just have a natural fear of medical procedures of any kind. I get afraid of things that might happen. This makes me put off seeing the dentist for too long. My teeth are nice enough that my smile always looks good. Read more “My Trip to the Dentist”

I Tripped While Walking My Dogs

My husband and I take our dogs for a walk every day, or at least we try to. The other day, it was raining pretty hard, so we were walking with umbrellas. Our dogs don’t care if they get wet, so it was not a bad walk at first. It turned that way quickly though when I stumbled over a broken piece of the sidewalk and nearly fell. I caught myself, but I was hurting pretty bad. I thought it would be my ankle that was hurting the most, but it was my back. A chiropractor in San Francisco was able to help me with it though.

I had never been to one before, so I went to my regular doctor first. He told me that there was nothing he could do for a sore back other than prescribe some pain medication. While I definitely did not like the pain, I liked the idea of taking narcotics even less. Read more “I Tripped While Walking My Dogs”