Yes, a delicate piece of shrimp which normally I would have enjoyed and devoured was my downfall.
After work, I decided I didn't want to go home and spend an hour in the kitchen cooking dinner. Chinese food sounded oh so good. So off Hub and I went to our local Chinese restaurant.
I popped a piece of shrimp (tail and all) in my mouth, began chewing and then something was suddenly wrong in the world. I don't know what happened but I felt pain dart around my tooth.
We all know how much fun that is.
What immediately went through my head was my crown became loose. Well, it turns out that I cracked a molar; actually, I think I broke it.
Yeah for me! (sarcasm)
When I do it I really do it. (more sarcasm).
So far this evening I have been very careful about EVERYTHING regarding my mouth. I have not yet drank anything for fear of the pain which could erupt. As I said I am being ever so diligent.
I jumped online, found the name and number to my favorite dentist, Dr. Paul, but haven't seen him specifically in years - not on the insurance plan. As I'm now paying that little extra $$ each pay period, I can now see the doctor of my choice. (Note: I really do like this guy, best dentist I ever been to.) The only problem is I cannot locate my dental insurance card, nor my medical insurance card for that matter.
Crap, crap, crap, crap.
The really sad thing is that I don't even remember what insurance I have. I've already berrated myself more than you can imagine.
Luckily I'm not in any unbearable pain - YET. I can hardly wait for tomorrow morning.
So, I will have to see our HR Benefits gal at work and have her give me the information so that I can hopefully make an ASAP appointment with Dr. Paul. Due to a morning meeting that REQUIRES my attendance, the earliest I will be available is 12 noon.
So, in short the "Why Me" wail is for:
- Cracking/breaking my tooth
- Unable to locate my insurance card
- Not knowing what insurance I have
I'M SUCH A DOOFUS!!!!!