The nasty tooth is out, thank goodness. And, I am actually pain free--at least for now. The anesthesia wore off about an hour and a half ago. My mouth still feels weird, and I still have to eat soft foods--but I am pain free.
Don't ask me about how I feel with a hole in my mouth though--I don't want to talk about it.
Gracie has been a very good Mommy's helper today; despite the fact she was nervous to see me when she got home from school. She wouldn't come all the way in to the bedroom where I was resting. She kept looking at me like a deer in headlights. My face was very swollen and I had gauze in my mouth. Daddy picked her up from school and told her I was okay and talking kind of funny. We thought that would lighten the mood, but she keep getting upset and telling Daddy "See, she doesn't talk funny!" A hug, a Happy Meal on the bed, and a few minutes seem to bring her back to normal though.
Thanks for all of the well wishes. The dentist did say I may have some jaw pain--I got a nerve blocker. But, for now, I seem to be fine.