Man - right about now, the two are intertwining with each other & causing a pain in my behind!!!!
I just spent 2 hours in a Endodontist's chair - why? Another root canal...& get this - it was on a tooth that has already HAD a root canal!!! I never even knew that was an option or a possibility!
Well, my abscess was sticking around & I was afraid to go on vacation without having it looked at. Has anyone seen my luck lately? I knew I'd be down in the middle of the mountains & have the worst tooth ache ever. So my dentist got me in yesterday afternoon & made me an appointment ASAP. Apparently the infection has eaten away my bone in this root canaled tooth & it was leaking out poison - that was what the abscess was. How gross is that?
So I had to go in & get the infection taken out this morning - which was painful & horrible! And then I got news that my OTHER root canaled tooth is doing the same thing - but as of right now, its holding out.....plus I had the appointment for next Thursday to do yet ANOTHER root canal & another crown.....well, there's the money side. I'm spent! Literally! In the past 3 months, I have now spent over $3,000 on my teeth & still am having problems & still need work done. Can anyone say "FRUSTRATING"?
One of my dearest friends, Lynn sent me a text this morning reassuring me she was praying for me (I SOOOO needed that) & sent me a verse from Jeremiah to hold onto as I went in for this next procedure. Jeremiah 29:11 "For I know the plans I have for you", declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you & not to harm you, plans to give you hope & a future."
And I read on through verses 12-14 "Then you will call upon me & come & pray to me & I will listen to you. You will seek me & find me when you seek me with all your heart. I will be found by you", declares the Lord, "& will bring you back from captivity."
I have to say - I am feeling very overwhelemed & beaten in every sense of the word right now....but these verses just comforted me the whole morning while I was laying in the chair with particles of teeth were flying all over my face & drool was going down my chin.....
That the Lord is wanting nothing but good for me & that he hears me when I'm crying out to Him.
I loved the verse that said we will find him when we look with ALL OF OUR HEARTS!!!! Not just these moments that are bad & you need His help, but even in the good - when we are constantly crying out to God in every situation - to praise him, to cry out to him, to thank him - with EVERYTHING in us.....
So once again - I've got a puffy jaw & anxious because in all this bad - there is good.....ISAAC WILL BE HERE IN LESS THAN 2 HOURS!!!!!!! I'm just wanting to love on that baby & Julie & I have a feeling that will take all the pain away......