Saturday May 30, 2020

Mother Courage: When root canal is a welcome break

In which I tell the tooth, the whole tooth.

13th October, 2012
'I become terror-stricken by the rising tide of saliva, and my heart cranks up like Hopalong Cassidy is escaping from my chest'.

I know there's something wrong with me when I step jauntily into the dentist, the butterflies in my stomach telling me just how much I am looking forward to an entire afternoon of root canal work.

No matter that I could have spent two weeks in the sun (five star, luxury sun) for the sums of money changing hands for my dental work - because I'd never be able to separate myself from the kids...

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