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4/19/20
Sunday, April 19, 2020      4 comments

All this time, I have been friending Sparkers that comment on my blogs, but I have been noticing that some Sparkers have not been saying nice things. So, I have decided not to automatically friend my blog commenters anymore. Also, I noti... Read more
4/18/20
Saturday, April 18, 2020      4 comments

I left a voicemail for my dentist this morning. I said that the night guard and muscle relaxant haven't affected my facial pain, and asked him what I should do at this point. I told him that I'd like to stop using the night guard, because I th... Read more
4/15/20
Thursday, April 16, 2020      5 comments

Yesterday was my first day back at work. I drove, and everything was fine!!! :D Thankfully, there was little to no traffic, which definitely helped! It was scarier driving home than driving to work, because of all the one way streets (I work i... Read more
4/11/20
Saturday, April 11, 2020      6 comments

Yesterday, I finally got my CT scan. I got there really early, but thankfully, I didn't wait long at all! The CT scan only took 5 minutes (if even that). I asked the worker if I could take a picture of my scan (so I can show the orofacial pai... Read more
4/10/20
Friday, April 10, 2020      3 comments

I called my dentist today to give him an update. I told him that so far, the antibiotics haven't improved my headaches, but that my toothaches seem to be getting milder. To my dismay, he told me to discontinue the antibiotics, and start the mu... Read more
4/7/20
Wednesday, April 08, 2020      8 comments

Yesterday, I had a telephone appointment with a neurologist. He said that my problem could indeed be dental related. He told me to cut down on painkiller use to 2-3 days a week, because taking too much can lead to rebound headaches. He told m... Read more
4/5/20
Monday, April 06, 2020      6 comments

I am supposed to go back to work this week, but I had excruciating facial pain this morning, so I called off work for this whole week. I will have to use what little sick leave I have left...not good. I called my dentist's cell, and left a mes... Read more
Change Of Plans
Thursday, April 02, 2020      5 comments

I just got an email from the head honcho at work, and starting next week, us federal employees (not contractors) will have to report to work 2 days a week for the next 4 weeks. Each of us has been assigned a number, and we have to go to work if... Read more
4/2/20
Thursday, April 02, 2020      4 comments

I am still having daily toothaches and headaches, but they aren't as painful as before (thank God!). It's still hard, though. Today, I went to Target before they opened this morning, so I could stock up on things my parents and I needed. ... Read more
3/29/20
Sunday, March 29, 2020      6 comments

President Trump just announced that the nation's lockdown will continue until April 30th, so it looks like I most likely won't return to work until May. Wow! I have mixed feelings about this, but I'm mainly worried about my mom not being paid ... Read more
3/27/20
Friday, March 27, 2020      6 comments

I called my dentist this morning, and to my (pleasant) shock, someone actually picked up! :) The receptionist said that they were only there today to cancel next week's appointments (they are going to be closed for a while due to COVID-19). I t... Read more
Elderly Mom Fell
Wednesday, March 25, 2020      8 comments

Today, my Mom was coming home from a Target run. She was carrying a bunch of stuff, and she lost her balance, and fell just outside our apartment. :'( I was inside, but could hear her scream, so I ran to her, and asked if she was okay. But my ... Read more
3/24/20
Tuesday, March 24, 2020      5 comments

Whether or not my mom will paid during the COVID-19 crisis remains to be seen. My sister is at least paying her right now to watch my baby niece, as her preschool is closed, but my sister's work hours are being cut too (she works in home health... Read more
3/22/20
Sunday, March 22, 2020      5 comments

In case any of you are curious, I did go out with my mom yesterday. We went to Target, and of course all the toilet paper, paper towels, water bottles, etc. were gone. We got a few things, which I paid for (except for the 2 gift cards my mom g... Read more
3/21/20
Saturday, March 21, 2020      8 comments

On Thursday at 11:15 am, my court finally closed, and us workers were allowed to go home. The judges and judicial law clerks will be working from home, but management didn't have enough government laptops for the rest of us, so we will just be ... Read more

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