Super Cooper woke up yesterday with a gigantic golf ball size lump under his eye. We thought something had bit him in the night, most likely my sister Kerry, so my dad and I took him to the vet. The poor thing ended up having surgery to have three teeth removed because he had gotten an infection in his sinus cavities.
The crazy thing is that since Coop was a puppy, my family and friends have mocked me for brushing his teeth often. Apparently it didn't do a bit of good. So much for dental hygiene.
One of my friends was texting me as this was going down, and after hearing about Cooper's ailment he said he didn't know that my Munchausen's Syndrome was contagious. Beware, you might catch it just by reading this and find yourself faking bruised ribs and amnesia before you know it!
Anyway, he is home (at my parents' place, don't even get me started on that one) and drugged out of his mind. The swelling is way down too, so it doesn't look like he's giving me the "you're wearing THOSE shoes?" side-eye.
Now for the 437th exciting update about my back/hip monstrosity, I saw a new specialist yesterday who thinks I have a deformed spine with too much of a curve at the bottom of it. That might be what is causing this crap or it could be rheumatoid arthritis. More steroids, more physical therapy and he wants me to walk with a cane. I am going to be a gigantic hit at my fifteen year high school reunion next week!
Stay tuned for the next update of Human and Canine House MD.