Monday, April 11, 2011

Honey Badger doesn't hold a candle to the Princess...

I've mentioned before about the Princess's "toof" issue before here... I think. Cliff's notes version is this: We noticed around Christmas that one of her front teeth was turning pink and thought nothing of it (Stinky's teeth collide with asphalt/tabletops/EVERYTHING once every few months and turn an off grey/white at times.) Then one day it started bleeding... out of the tooth itself. Quick trip to the dentist confirmed internal resorption of the tooth. Within a month of diagnosing it things went from "awwwwwwww, pink!" to "EWWWWW, TOOF INNARDS!" Last night I did a toothbrush check and realized we didn't have chicken for dinner and pretty much half the enamel was missing on that one tooth. Needless to say what was supposed to be a "tooth check" at the dentist this morning turned into a "tooth removal." This girl? DIDN'T EVEN FLINCH when they gave her a big shot of Novocain. NOT EVEN A TEAR. I had to hold her in a bear hug from behind while they removed the tooth and while all she did was tense up, I was the one crying underneath her. Apparently she doesn't get her bad ass side from me. The ONLY time she shed a tear was when she got PISSED at the hygienist over the wad of cotton in her mouth 5 minutes AFTER they removed it (root and all btw... Honey Badger ain't got NOTHIN on the Princess.) Here's proof that you don't want to meet this girl in a back alley...

CHECK OUT MAH GRILL!


Seriously, woman? It was just a tooth. Get outta mah face.

4 comments:

  1. Pretty sure you had to hold her in a bear hug to keep her from biting the dentist and his aides.

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  2. I wasn't too worried till she started getting pissy over the gauze thing. I then volunteered to hold it for them... you know... JUST IN CASE.

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  3. Holy Frijoles!! That is one tough chick indeed!! Wow.

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  4. She is TOUGH. She'll do the whole "damsel in distress" whine/cry every once in a while, but more for attention than anything else. Her brother clocked her upside the head with one of those sturdy Fisher-Price cameras the other day and not a single tear shred. Her screams, however, rattled the windows. ((And his screams that followed as she lunged at his face with her claws were just as fierce.))

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