Tonsil Exit 2007

on September 14, 2007 in Ze Bloggy Goodness with 4 comments by

In 9 hours, I say sayonara to the two strep-throat houses that live in the back of my throat. I’m not too sad about it. It will be nice to have a school year where I don’t fear strep like the… well… like the plague.

The doctor is also doing a larynxogolocyolyogy- Ok, that’s not the real word. I just can’t remember it. Pretty much he is looking to see if there is a reason for my “husky voice”. Ouch, dude. Hit a lady where it hurts. I know my voice knocks on the low register, but I do the best I can. And I am very loud- it’s one of the advantages of the man-voice I apparently have. Anyways, he’s gonna check that out.

I believe it is Brad who is convinced I will exit surgery with a British accent (I originally wrote the word “accident”- I hope I don’t have a British accident, I don’t even know what that means). He’s a type of doctor, so he should know. What type of doctor, you ask? It’s way too complicated to understand here, so I won’t try to explain it. But if you don’t already, start calling him Doc Willoughby. Not Dr. Willoughby. Doc. He prefers that.

The downside to this whole process is the recovery. So far, survivors have used words like “brutal”, “horrible”, and “extremely painful”. Sweet.

Just say a quick prayer tomorrow. Everything will be fine, but it never hurts to throw one up for a sista under anesthesia.

Being that I’m not allowed to TALK for an ENTIRE weekend (a nightmare in itself), I plan on typing much. And sleeping much. But hopefully I’ll blog at least once while I’m hopped up on big drugs. That should make you happy.


  1. ManUtd17
    posted on Sep 14, 2007 at 12:07 PM  |  reply

    Hang in there this weekend. Eat lots o’ ice cream and jello! Maybe blend a t-bone steak just to make sure you get your protein too! Mmmmm. Yes, I’d love one of those t-bone shakes please.

  2. jenny
    posted on Sep 14, 2007 at 1:46 PM  |  reply

    I also rock a deeper voice than most women AND I tend to be really loud too. Sounds like we’re one in the same.

    Enjoy the drugs.

  3. Melissa
    posted on Sep 14, 2007 at 3:23 PM  |  reply

    I think a British accident would be one that happens at 4pm on the wrong side of the road while everyone is drinking tea.
    We will pray for you!

  4. Pissed Off
    posted on Sep 16, 2007 at 1:04 AM  |  reply

    i ran across your blog because i accidentally clicked education and you were on there. i am also a teacher but for pre-k. i had my tonsils taken out when i was 7, and they say it is a lot worse when you are older, so good luck with that. i was interested in the whole “deep voice” thing, because i have a “lower than average voice” and having taken the tonsils out changed nothing….. let me know how that works for you!!

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