Saturday, December 29, 2012
An interesting Christmas.
Christmas Eve - my Mom and I came out of the grocery store, got in the car, pulled out and it sounded like we were dragging something under the car. Got out, looked, nothing. Then we lost reverse, the dragging sound continued until the car shifted out of low gear. I couldn't reach my husband so we took a chance and drove home slowly, on the bypass with the flashers on. Made it in one piece, but nerve wracking. Our mechanic is closed until January 2, so we called a transmission place, they picked up the car the day after Christmas, called us the next day with the bad news - needs a transmission. Major $$$$$$$$ since the car is rear drive with 4 wheel drive on demand.
Christmas morning - Right after we finished opening our gifts, which was the only fun part of the holiday, I lost a crown, leaving a big sensitive hole. Mom and I headed out to get some Dentek Temparin to fill it in temporarily. Who's open Christmas Day? Not Walmart, local grocery store, CVS, Rite Aid, major grocery chain. We finally found a Walgreen's open. I got the Dentek and put the crown back on. That took care of the sensitivity. Dinner was interesting. My dentist is off until January 2 so I left a message. They called me yesterday and made an appointment for January 2. They asked if the temporary repair was holding. It was, but, the crown fell off again this morning. I got out my repair kit and put it back in. My bite is way off, high on that side, so I have to be careful.
Icing on the cake, now I'm catching a cold, coughing like a maniac, sore throat, etc, feel crappy.
What next ?!?
2012 is going out with a nasty bang.
I think I'll hide until 2013 gets here.