Okay.... So I started having a bad toothache yesterday and so in about an hour or so I have to go see a dentist. Seems that I've gotten myself a lovely cavity... Go figure...
I have some issues with doctors in general, as I'm sure most of us do, so I'm currently trying to keep myself from freaking out about it. I guess I'm kind of just rambling and killing time before I have to leave. I seriously freak out with doctor's in general and it just shoots my anxiety up through the roof and puts me on edge.
Hopefully when I get home tonight I'll work on the gorilla again and that will help me calm down. Just venting a little.
Can you let the doctor know you have PTSD? I dissociate on purpose and then breakdown in the car afterwards...At least that was what has happened in the past, and that was before I even knew my real history, but that was how I coped. Tell him, if you want, that you need to know exactly what is going on at all times...Whatever you need to get through it. Remember you are paying them, so they are like your employee, ha. ((((hugs))))
I didn't tell him about my PTSD, in part because I honestly didn't know how to explain it to him. When I get stressed it gets harder to translate things. Lol. I tend to dissociate when I'm in a situation like that with doctor's too... I did better than I thought I would but I'm exhausted now. I was tense the whole time and kept clenching my fists to try to keep myself from moving around too much or possibly... decking the doc.... Lol
I'm just glad it's over now. I think I'm going to take the pain med he prescribed and just lay down for the night maybe it will help me sleep. Have a good night Misty, and thanks. ((((hugs)))) Rose
Okay, so I was finally able to finish the gorilla this afternoon. Lol I couldn't paste a picture of it into a post so I made it my display picture for awhile. I think he turned out pretty good for my first attempt at making a gorilla.
Cool. It takes WebMD a little while to catch up with the display pics, so be patient and it will show up. Can't wait to see it. You have the hand of those emoticons...me, not so much. Will try another time.
oh, Rose, that is really cute!!! How can I order one? Ha. It looks like a baby gorilla - and it's blue. Love it. You work really fast!! I'm very impressed. Inspires me to get back to work on my lion hook rug. Thanks so much for sharing.
He's does look kinda blue in the picture doesn't he? Lol. It must be the lighting or something. He's black and grey and kinda looks like Curious George. Lol I'd love to see your lion hook rug when you're finished with it! I've never done anything like that before. Now I'm off to make a baby blanket. Lol
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