Still Ouching

Even though my tooth was extracted last Friday, I’m hurting way more now than I did on day two. It’s just been getting worse. I had to go back to the oral surgeon on Wednesday to see what the hell was going on and he told me, “Nothing.” He said it was healing well and that I should go back to the dentist to see if there was something up with a nearby tooth. I’m going to see that guy in a couple of hours.

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The Elephant Man, and…

I once read somewhere that Joseph Merrick, known as The Elephant Man, was never able to sleep on his back. He spent his whole life sleeping in a sitting-up position. This was due to severe deformities: a heavy head that could break his neck and block his air passages and oxygen to his brain.

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