if you haven't guessed it yet... this was me today! (i borrowed the pics from other sites)
Yep - tooth #35 - thankfully it was one of my front-side-bottom teeth. not a back-front-top tooth.
besides having half of my face frozen (even part of my ear was numb) the ordeal wasn't nearly as bad as i thought. Other than the cost (when everything is finished it will be over $2200.00!!!!)
The root canal part took about an hour, the endodontist (doctor) was really nice - they talked me through everything they did which was cool.
my mouth had to be WIDE open for it, they put spacers between the teeth on my one side to help with that. once i got the swallowing part down it was smooth sailing - try swallowing with your mouth wide open for 45 minutes and see how that feels...
anyways - i'm feeling better as i type this - it's 3 hours after it was done. the freezing is 90% gone (just my ear is a bit prickly). i am thinking an advil might be consumed shortly as i am starting to feel my pulse in the area they did the work. i also need to take an antibiotic.
so, if you ever need to go through this - it ain't so bad! technology is great!
November 9th and 10th was a special weekend for us. Friday night the kids stayed at my brothers and also at Lisa's parents. We had dinner out at the Breadalbane in Fergus, then Saturday had breakfast with my whole family at the Gorge Country Kitchen in Elora. Afterwards the two of us went to the mall to do some Christmas shopping for the kids research, visited Chapters, then had lunch at Zehrs!
I picked up 3 new books to read - Wohoo! I am a big fan of the tv shows on CBC - Dragon's Den and The Big Decision. So the three that I purchased were from the Dragons themselves. Looking forward to it!
So here goes... the very first blog post... well since it is me doing the talking here, how about a little info regarding myself.
Born in the mid 70's, youngest of 8 kids, married in my mid 20's, my wife (Lisa) and i knew each other since we were kids. We now have 4 children (Faith, Ben, Alexis and Amy). We love the church we attend together and are actively involved there!
We own a business ... Alpha Graphics and Signs, which we are expanding through two different avenues - Photo Gallery Wraps and Graphics/Signage for churches.
I enjoy trips to interesting places such as Killbear Park, Algonquin Park, or little known Inn's or Resort's.
Sports is a great stress-reliever for me. Either watching games on TV or playing with the guys.
Spending time together as a family is a huge part of my life. I especially love weeks when i am home most nights and get to hang out and play with the kids and chill with Lisa.
So... Take a look around my site and explore some of the things i like!
thanks for reading!
i love computers (design stuff), the outdoors and sports... a combination that leads to lots of fun indoors and outdoors!