The Chaos of Liquids

Another typical week in paradise

Kristin DeMarr
12 min readNov 7, 2023

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Photo by Izzy Gerosa on Unsplash

The week started with an excruciating toothache first thing Monday morning. That got me out of bed more than the alarm, having to pee, or the dogs needing to go out. The crescendo of the week was Thursday. Then, the “business” week ended with having two of my teeth extracted.

Monday, instead of immediately calling a dentist, I went ahead with my plans of going to the bar in Fulton with my friend to once again buy some tickets for the Queen of Hearts drawing (I have a piece about halfway done on this, that I will hopefully be done with soon — but, I had to stop working on that one to write this one! Hahaha!) I did unpack priorities with my therapist today (Saturday).

The week gave me some pretty entertaining stories to share with friends on Saturday and Sunday!

Monday — the youngest’s first band concert (6–7). I let the middle son do an aviation club meeting (from 6–8:30). After picking the middle boy up at 8:30 (late for me!) I did some shots of vodka to help dull the tooth pain.

Tuesday — The oldest had a dentist appointment at 9, and I talked to the dentist about extracting my tooth. I was given Azithromycin and made an appointment for extraction on Friday morning. Unfortunately, we discovered that my oldest has the same issue with Novocaine that I…

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Kristin DeMarr

Single mom of 4 kids with exceptional needs. Trying to write and keep my shit together. Click to help support me! https://kristindemarr.medium.com/membership