Tuesday, August 30, 2011

I'm Mad and I Don't Eat

I am so tired of food blogging. I don't know whether I want to officially resign, or just talk about a mix of things now and then, sometimes food.
I'm eating soup today, and it's canned soup. Not very interesting. But I'm not allowed to chew, doctor's orders, because half my face is still numb from having two lower molars ground down this morning. My mouth tastes like plastic and glue right now, and any good cooking would just be a waste.
I go back tomorrow for the coronation.

39 comments:

Zoomie said...

No wonder you don't feel like talking about, or eating, food today. Sympathy sending - I've had a few of those crownings and they are NO fun.

(I don't think you'd lose us if you started mixing it up on your blog. It's really the writing I come for, as much as the food ideas)

Greg said...

Oh no! I hate dental work!! At least my doctor gives me happy pills.BTW you resignation will not be accepted.It is written.

cookiecrumb said...

I START APPLYING FOR SOCIAL SECURITY IN A FEW MONTHS

Greg said...

I'm just behind you. Let's hope the hobbits don't take back the promise.

cookiecrumb said...

Zoomie: Heh, I guess I've got "Big Fat Bad Mood" written all over me. Thanks for the love.

Greg: I should have had a happy pill today. Two hours with my mouth clamped wide open. I was writhing like an eel. I got my dentist to prescribe some Xanax for tomorrow. And I used to be totally OK with dentist visits. Is it age?

cookiecrumb said...

Greg: Even the Rethugs have sort of promised that those of us of a certain age already will be safe. I don't qualify for Medicare until 2015.

Chilebrown said...

"Long Live the Cookiecrumb" Damn, Oscar just had a couple of teeth removed and I had a two for one coupon.

Zoomie said...

Let me butt in here - no, it's not age. It's ridiculous for any dentist to expect one to keep one's mouth open for that long. The jaw muscles get SORE! Ask the dentist for that rubber block they can put between the teeth on the other side that keeps the mouth open but allows the jaw to relax.

cookiecrumb said...

Chilebrown: I never heard of a dentist coupon. Lucky you. Want to meet at the farmers market Sunday? I've got pears, very nice, and won't have them much longer.

Zoomie: I confess I volunteered for her to do both teeth in one sitting. I did have the rubber block, but my shoulders and legs were all tensed up.
Can you come to the market and take a sack of pears Sunday?

Greg: If you're still reading, come on Sunday for a sack of Bartletts. Pears, not dogs.

Greg said...

Is not age! I have hated the dentist since I had a wisdom tooth pulled while in U.S. Army basic training.The drill Sargent yelled at me and I spit blood on him. ;)

Greg said...

Eight a.m.? I will be there for a sack o pears :)

cookiecrumb said...

Greg: You just reminded me I had a wisdom tooth pulled by a Navy dentist in Yokosuka. I cried.

See you around eight at the coffee tables, near the road across from the parking lot. Cranky insists on eight for parking.

Chilebrown said...

Well Oscar is my God and Sunday is a long time away. Yes, we want pears. We are going to Reno to the rib cookoff in the morning. Talk to you later.

Pink Granite said...

Ick! Poor you!

Write about anything, anything at all - please and thank you.

Hugs...
- Lee

cookiecrumb said...

Chilebrown: This is a great month for you, playingnhooky all mover the place. Hoping to see you Sunday.

Lee: Sniffle, snort, sob! Thank you, love. I'm tickled that you hop over here now and then.

Little Pots & Pans Co. said...

I've been avoiding the dentist for years now, which will probably end badly for a few of my molars. I agree with Zoomie, we like the snark and running commentary, if there happens to be food, that great too. (Spoken by someone who hasn't been inspired to blog in a few weeks...)

cookiecrumb said...
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cookiecrumb said...

Pots: Also, I avoided the dentist for a lot of years in my robust youth. You'll save a lot of money. (You gotta pay someone to brush your teeth every six months?)

Ms Brown Mouse said...

Ooo that sounds horrible, non-chewy soup's the best thing for it.
If you don't food blog, just bloggity blog, now and then, just for us.

cookiecrumb said...

Mouse: I think I will, I think I will! Many thanks for the encouragement.

SimplyStated said...

No,it isn't age...dentistry makes people feel bad and after all these years it should still not be that way. As for SS, hell, get it while you can. I don't think my will be there anymore by the time I would apply (I'm still in my early 50's)

An for your coronation...tell that bleeping dentist to make you comfortable or(while doing your best Alice in Wonderland queenly impression)its "off with his head"...then proceed to drool all over his chair and floor and make sure to scream "For gods sake me man...give me drugs if your going to that!" loud enough for the patients in the waiting room to hear.

I really never think of you as a pure food blog, but a "distinct, socially aware blog that uses good food as its anchor." I signed on with that feeling so I'll go for ride wherever you willing to take us...but I will require stops for:

1)Real coffee(no Starbucks or Seattle's Worst thank-you)

2)Bars in low in places (OOH...that looks like a pretty seedy place where people pawn illegal guns and start stupid fights over 10-cent crack whores...let's stop and have a beer!)

3)Minimal CLEAN potty stops (if it looks and smells like every rebel team member in Libya has used it non-stop for the last 60 days it just won't do)

4)And I promise to ask only once an hour "Are we there yet?"

Zoomie said...

I will try to come to the market for pears but we have a second set of house guests with a very sad reason for visiting, so I can't promise. Depends on their schedule. Hope to see you, 8am, coffee stand.

cookiecrumb said...

Simply: Aw, she's a great dentist. Gentle and compassionate, and she covered me in a fuzzy blanket! I just used to be braver, but this time Xanax didn't even work.
So thanks for the kind words, and hop on! Next stop, that divey beer bar.

Zoomie: Sure hope to see you, but I know you are in a tough spot. Best wishes for your friends.

Cheryl Czekala said...

I would read anything you'd care to write in your blog. You are invariably interesting! And funny! Two qualities we need on any given day.

Hungry Dog said...

Uggo, sorry about the dental work.

I understand blog fatigue. I struggle with that too. Sometimes it's like, why bother? Who's reading this thing? Am I going to do it for the rest of my life?

For the record, I love your blog, whether or not you write about food. Yer funny.

cookiecrumb said...

Cheryl: Big thanks. Now, I just gotta get a life so there'll be something to write about. Groan. :)

Dog: I think shifting modes will be difficult at first. But it's a challenge, and you are all so supportive.
I got the end of the dental work done today. Two days in a row of big lidocaine gun. I closed my eyes. Came home, waited for the Xanax to wear off, and now a tiny snort of champagne!

Nicky said...

I love what you write, but I guess it's better if you love writing it. *Relurks*

namastenancy said...

Take a break and come back refreshed - after all, what would we do without you?

kudzu said...

Do not take a break, please. No matter what you're writing about, you're a bright spot in my reading. I love your sassy audacity ("sassydass"?). If and when you feel like including food, do.

Cheryl Czekala said...

Hooray for the bubbly cure-all!

cookiecrumb said...

Lurky, I mean Nicky: I love it that you popped up! I'm keen on writing in general; just gotta find my mojo in a new genre. Whatever, it'll be bitchy and sassy, so come on back. <3

Nancy: What about just a little break? Kudzu is riding roughshod on me. :) Thanks.

Kudzu: In just a few short days, I'm feeling a lot braver. I love to write and don't want to stop. I got to thinking about some of the topics I whaled on at the Fangzaminer, and I was proud of more than a few. (Not available online, thanks to Bible-thumping Anschutz. Yes, I did write about masturbation once, and it was a riot.)

Cheryl: Yes, just about all caughty-uppy on that quadrant!

meathenge said...

Yeah, hip to that sister! Preaching to the choir there, eh?

I proposed to my girlfriend last Wednesday evening. We're getting married on November 5th! Even picked up rings last Monday. Oh, and after 21 years at the same job, am unemployed.

This is what Biggles is up to these days.

xo!

cookiecrumb said...

Biggles: OMG, I had heard you were getting married, but I wasn't even sure you were divorced yet.
SO HAPPY for you, even if I'm not invited.

meathenge said...

Heh, yeah. Rumor is true and went before the judge for the divorce 5 months ago or so. All cleared and ready for takeoff.

You may not be invited to the small ceremony here at Meathenge Labs, but I did choose your web site to announce our nuptials!

xo

cookiecrumb said...

Biggles: You're announcing here! Huzzah! Everybody, Biggles is in love. Happy.

Pink Granite said...

Dear Cookie,
I confess, I read your posts via my RSS feed, but I am a negligent commenter.
Please forgive me.
Sincerely,
Lee
P.S. *mwah*

cookiecrumb said...

Lee: I'm just glad to know you're here. Mwah!

bewitchingkitchen.com said...

My profound sympathies for the dental ordeal - I HATE going to the dentist, and I'm about 12 months late for my annual cleaning/check up appointment. So there!

as to blogging fatigue... you are human! Keep doing it while it feels good, take a break if it doesn't - your readers will be always there for you.

(hey, at least you get a bunch of comments, when I receive 10 I hyperventilate with joy and excitement! ;-)

cookiecrumb said...

Bewitching: Oh, it just looks like I get a lot of comments, but half of them are replies from me.
And speaking of getting comments, every time I visit your blog, there are already so many loving comments, I just slink away, late to the party. xx