14 May 2009

i'm a horrible parent....(the first of many)

so today was my official.....i'm a horrible parent.....moment. and the funny thing is it wasn't even me who "did" it. mike was home for a long lunch from work and he had jeremiah in his room doing who knows what and i'm working away at my desk and then i hear the dreadful noise i've been waiting for since he started getting a move on (aka crawling)........

oh f*!%. (that was mike not jeremiah) **shocking gasp**
(who knew mike cussed right!? yea he does. more frequently with age. it's funny except in times like these.)

*****QUICK 2 second PAUSE******

....and a thud, then a scream (cause jeremiah's head hit the ground)


let's just say, i knew when mike dropped the f-bomb that jeremiah was taking a tumble. i just wasn't sure off where.....the bed or the changing table.
**secretly hoped for the bed cause it's a shorter distance to the ground.

i think i made it into the bedroom in under 3 leaps. mike had him and he was totally crying for real and mike had this look of terror in his eyes. of course questions come tumbling out of mouth while trying not to make it out to be like mike was totally ignorant and at fault.....cause honestly it could have easily been me. i've done the same thing a bunch of times.

i guess jeremiah was on his tummy on the bed reaching for some stuff and mike turned his back for literally 1 second turned around and he was already half off the bed. i can't imagine that moment.

so for the next 4 hours i was in a panic that since he landed on his head something bad happened and he had internal bleeding or something. but he's fine and was like mom....it's cool i'm good. i'm bouncing, crawling, singing. you know the usual. so calm down. but i still feel like a horrible parent.

we all do this at least once right? we all fell on our heads as babies right?

oh God i hope so.

12 May 2009

oral procedures and the like...

so last friday i got my wisdom teeth pulled. thanks be to God i only had the top 2, so that was easy peesy. HOWEVER........i also got what's called a Lingual Frenectomy. basically it looks like this (this isn't my mouth, it's some random person's):



so long story short, the piece of skin that connects the tongue to the bottom of your mouth/jaw was really short/tight on me. it didn't cause me any problems but in most cases it causes "tongue tie" where you have speech issues and stuff. also as you get older it can begin to tighten even more and then begin to rip the skin off the back of your teeth/gums. yea that's right. RIP/TEAR! it also prevents you from sticking your tongue out very far, hence the horrible teasing from family/friends for my pathetic attempts at sticking my tongue out at people. so when i went to get set up for the 2 wisdom teeth extraction the doc was like..."hey i could just snip that for you while we're in there...you'll be a little sore for about a week but it's all good. so i went....."sure, sounds good. just promise me i won't have a lisp once we're done or i'll have to kill you." he laughed.

well i can now say that it's the worst pain EVER. SERIOUSLY. i mean c'mon people i had a baby and i tore 3 degrees and had a few other horrific things happen the weeks post-birth. so for me to say this is the worst pain EVER.....that's something.

basically it feels like i got a MAJOR MAJOR DEEP paper cut underneath my tongue, burned my whole tongue on hot coffee OVER AND OVER again and with that i can't move it, talk, or eat really cause it's swollen to the nth degree. and let me tell you....until you have something like this you have no clue the natural reflexes your tongue has or the random things you do that necessitate the use of your tongue. i mean i coughed in the middle of the night and literally came off the bed screaming. i thought i had ripped the stitches out. needless to say i scared mike to death. i think he thought i was dying.

so it's been 5 days since the procedure and i had a follow up appointment and he said "yea you should be uncomfortable for about another 5 days". WTF!? 5 more days! SON OF A .....

ok its gonna be ok....that's saturday and tomorrow is wednesday so i'm almost there. i can do it!!!

real food and real talking here i come!!

ps. no i do not recommend this procedure unless completely necessary cause it sucks.