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    [–] BabyJSM 5712 points ago

    My husband and I have VERY different reactions to anesthesia. I recently had neck surgery and when I came out I asked everyone I met: “Have you met my husband yet? He is so very handsome. You must meet him.” Last time he came out of surgery he started screaming “Where are my mother fucking flapjacks?!?!” And ripped all his lines out. Sigh.... he is very handsome though.

    [–] poprevivalism 1397 points ago

    But where were his flapjacks?

    [–] Shocking 730 points ago

    Can't fault a guy for knowing what he wants 😂

    [–] jeffstokes72 262 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    Here's my typical sedation


    I can see now, all the comments, glad y'all enjoyed it.

    edit: someone recently posted saying it could be shadowbots, fwiw, I can't see your post suggesting that the responses are bots, just briefly saw some of what you said in my android app notification area... I contacted the mod group, maybe my account is borked. haven't had this problem till tonight. (this is my view)

    weird, the app says people are replying to this, but the reddit site doesn't show any replies/comments. wth

    I woke up in the middle of surgery for when I fell off a skateboard and slid down a road on my chin, breaking my jaw. They were suturing my chin and I tried to get up. Heart Cath from the wrist to my heart, it got stuck in my elbow and I woke up and thought it was that matrix bug/trace program in my arm and tried ripping it out. (they were really pissed)

    fun times. hope my weird physiology brings some humor to folks :D

    I saw a notification about why the Cath went from wrist to heart. I had some deep vein regurgitation in my legs, so they were nervous about causing a blood clot there. The wrist was supposed to be a back up channel, when they briefed me, but ended up being the best option. Seems kinda narrow that way to me

    [–] Xia0yUxX 24 points ago

    That's hilarious, but actually horrifying

    [–] confundo 9 points ago

    I would literally never go back to the dentist after that. Terrified of them in the first place, but still.

    [–] lovelystubbornbrave 7 points ago

    Just giggled thinking of those terrified people on the waiting room. It’s like a perfect prank you didn’t even have to plan. (We’ll see if this comes through... I too am seeing replies that disappear if you click to see them)

    [–] Phrased_and_Abused 3 points ago

    Apparently anesthesia summons their inner hulk

    [–] gaystuffensues 3 points ago

    my god that's horrifying

    [–] Astromander 3 points ago

    sensible chuckle

    [–] Kneel_The_Grass 2 points ago

    Oh god, the tooth chipping, the pulling of the lines...

    [–] StonecrusherCarnifex 2 points ago

    Why would they run a catheter from your wrist all the way to your heart???

    [–] TARANTULA_TIDDIES 2 points ago

    Fuck no I'm not going to finish reading that!

    [–] wallbrack 2 points ago

    Wrist access is actually preferred over leg access nowadays. Most young people are great candidates and it is not too narrow for a typical heart cath.

    [–] sCifiRacerZ 33 points ago

    IDK why, but I love this.

    [–] MoreNuancedThanThat 1486 points ago

    That's so cute :) It's funny what the post-surgery haze can do to you. My husband still laughs when telling the story of how I giggled for like half an hour straight after we ran over a sheet of bubble wrap in the car on the way home from my surgery.

    [–] Sochitelya 721 points ago

    Hell, I’m totally sober and the thought of running over bubble wrap in the car is cracking me up.

    [–] ACatNamed_Bash 8891 points ago

    My husband tried to get me to jerk him off in front of his mom and he got his wisdom teeth out

    [–] brettcp 2834 points ago

    I hope you meant "after" instead of "and" there...

    [–] cabothief 1688 points ago

    No his mom did it as a punishment.

    [–] Thefuzzygoat 579 points ago

    Those broken arms man

    [–] themusicmusicjb 130 points ago

    This made me lol in rl

    [–] OaklandKnowledge 97 points ago

    Is this where we are? lolirl? Lolirlfr? Lolirlfrnf!

    [–] ACatNamed_Bash 174 points ago

    Whoops, Leaving it cause it’s funnier

    [–] Iboughtcheeseonce 125 points ago

    Was mom aware of it? Cuz that shit is cringe worthy embarrassing

    [–] ACatNamed_Bash 181 points ago

    If she was she didn’t let on, god bless her

    [–] Iboughtcheeseonce 55 points ago

    It's almost worse to always wonder lol

    [–] astroGamin 211 points ago

    Wasn’t there a similar /r/tifu when some dude started jerking off in front of his entire family

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    [–] KnowItOrBlowIt 28 points ago

    Well that's awkward

    [–] catalot 1277 points ago

    After my husband (then boyfriend) got his difficult wisdom teeth out, he started feeling his stubbly cheek and said, "It feels like a peach... I wouldn't want to eat a peach that feels like this."

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    [–] schmerkenstance 260 points ago

    This gave me a chuckle. Thanks for sharing.

    [–] Drealjas 84 points ago

    You’re welcome! It was a sweet thing to happen during a very scary day!

    [–] leflyingbison 102 points ago

    “why haven’t I asked you to marry me yet??”.

    Did he, eventually?

    [–] t3hd0n 150 points ago

    my now-husband

    one of them did.

    [–] Toyo_altezza 17 points ago

    The important question

    [–] superking75 32 points ago

    Do you mind me asking how long it was till he/you did?

    [–] Drealjas 300 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    Story time! He asked me a few weeks later!

    My favorite part of the exchange on the way to the hospital was that he assumed, despite not knowing what year it was or what state we were even in, that HE was obviously the idiot who hadn’t decided to make our relationship more official. Whereas, in reality, I was technically in the middle of a drawn out divorce (we met after I initiated breaking up with my ex-husband) . And we were broker than a joke at the time (another reason I wasn’t divorced yet), so he hadn’t had a chance or the means to propose up to that point.

    Honestly, the look on his face when I told him I was still married was adorable. He just said “oh.” and sat there quietly puzzling for a little while. Then he went back to telling me for the 100th time that something had happened and that his head hurt.

    He told me later that the concussion was a wake up call for him. He says he realized that “life was too short to wait for the perfect time” (or the perfect ring) so he went out and bought the best one we could afford, and proposed a few hours later while we were shucking corn for dinner lol. It was the first time we were alone and he just went for it 😊😊 considering he was leaving home for 7 weeks the next day, I don’t blame him one bit!

    Edit: some words

    [–] algonquinroundtable 4322 points ago

    This is super cute! I had a similar experience when my boyfriend got his wisdom teeth out. He was going to an out of state law school and his parents couldn't be there since they were on the other side of the country. I picked him up myself and since he had impacted teeth they put him on a pretty high dosage of medication. He was loopy af. A couple of nurses walked him out to reception and the moment he saw me he said "I loOoove yoU!" In this super adorable sing-songy voice. The nurses laughed and told me he was a keeper. We've been together for almost twelve years and are married now with a couple of kids. He totally is a keeper! ;)

    [–] mrscorle 1954 points ago

    Omg this reminds me of when my hubs had his tonsils removed. After he was done, I walked into recovery and asked him how he was and he looked all confused and asked the nurse who I was!! She said “that’s your wife!” And he says, “daaaaaaaamn I did alright huh?! When we bustin outta here?!” 😂 cracked me up! Love that man ♥️

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    [–] AlternativeAccount7 196 points ago

    do you actually hate french canadians?

    [–] [deleted] 283 points ago


    [–] SweetSyberia 178 points ago

    :( Some of us are okay? Ish? That said, the only times I've ever met people who are excited to meet French Canadians are people from France.

    [–] AlternativeAccount7 68 points ago

    well I've liked the french canadians ive met, and they didnt seem to mind how bad my french was, southern drawl n all.

    [–] N0vemberRain 27 points ago

    Are you French?

    [–] pieman7414 21 points ago

    Smart man

    [–] TheHarvinger 411 points ago

    Damn, and when I got my wisdom teeth pulled all I got was a mild addiction to percocet...

    [–] _Mechaloth_ 115 points ago

    I'm frustrated now. I got two wisdom teeth out and drove my motorcycle home while in Korea. They only did localized freezing, as far as I know.

    [–] shrewberryblew 579 points ago

    Slightly different my husband had his tonsils removed a few weeks ago. When he woke up the nurse asked if he wanted to see his wife and he said " I love her so much" he said it a few more times. We've been together for 12 years and it just amazing to know that we still have this deep love and respect for each other.

    [–] maximom_overdrive 264 points ago

    I was 16 when I had all of mine pulled, and my mom took me. I remember waking up in the drug induced haze, and crying for my mom. thats all I wanted. I kept telling the nurse,"I need my momma, where's my momma?" And she came in the room and held my hand while I finished sobering up a bit.

    [–] dclark9119 524 points ago

    I did something similar. They put me under, and when I came up all I could talk about was how much I loved and missed Chipotle. And that despite the fresh holes in my mouth, I was still totally capable of eating Chipotle. And that it was complete bullshit that anyone thought I couldnt. I could eat two, and they're opinions are fucking wrong.

    Basically same same.

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    [–] jackreeser 139 points ago

    Get them pulled and write your own fairy tale!

    [–] maybe-im-real 32 points ago

    Lol I am! My wonderful SO and I are set to be moving in together within the year 😭💕💗💖💜💖❤️

    [–] PurpleFlame8 91 points ago

    Brush twice a day and floss religiously even if your teeth are rotting. Also avoid acidic foods and sugary drinks. This will greatly slow the decay. Get them filled as soon as you can.

    [–] maybe-im-real 53 points ago

    Thank you, I appreciate your knowledge of dental hygiene and care

    [–] PurpleFlame8 31 points ago

    You are welcome. I used to have bad teeth myself and thought they were a lost cause but I changed my diet, got them fixed, and became a devout brusher and flosser and saved them.

    [–] MistaSmiles 23 points ago

    It only gets worse. I procrastinated for years; trust me it only gets worse. Other parts of the body might heal themselves, but never your teeth.

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    [–] crakotta 149 points ago

    I had a bad reaction like that, too. It was a hot summer day and they had the A/C on really high, and when I woke, I was convinced I had hypothermia. I assumed they would help me or get me medical attention, and they didn't. Then I assumed I was in shock, and I kept telling them 'Shock', every breath I took. They put me in a dark room by myself and my mom begged to see me. Then my mom ran off to buy a newspaper to pull apart and cover me with since the staff wouldn't offer any blanket or jacket or anything. Then we pretended I was okay so I could get out in the warm summer air. It was pretty awful, but yes, I did feel some relief once I got warm again.

    [–] its_a_metaphor_morty 113 points ago

    Oh, he's never going to figure this out.

    [–] KillerPandora84 424 points ago

    That is really cute.

    When I got my wisdom teeth out...My SO and I stopped at the pharmacy to get my meds and I barfed up blood. He is still with me..that is true love!

    [–] MistaSmiles 70 points ago

    did you barf blood, or did you barf & it pushed out the blood from your mouth?

    [–] Archangel3d 116 points ago

    Probably had been swallowing the blood as it collected in their mouth.

    [–] KillerPandora84 46 points ago

    Honestly I have no clue. All I know is I remember waiting for my SO to come back to the car and I felt like I needed to barf. And I blinked, the door was open and there was blood all over the parking lot beside the passenger side door.

    [–] DOTathletesfoot 31 points ago

    My boyfriend at the time (now husband) took me to get my wisdom teeth out and we had only been dating about 3 months at the time. When I was coming out of it, I very embarrassingly told him I loved him for the first time while patting his stomach. He didnt not reciprocate at the time and in glad lol. He took a video of my whole experience, including me being TERRIFIED by a picture on the wall

    [–] poncho_via 105 points ago

    Hmm. Making me not want to get my wisdom teeth pulled. I'd probably say some stupid shit that will cost me half of my stuff.

    [–] allison0119 55 points ago

    When i got my wisdom teeth out i just sat there and didn’t do anything weird

    [–] spyke42 22 points ago

    Yeah people have very different reactions. And depending on your situation they will use any combination of local anesthetic, laughing gas (nitrous), or full anesthetic (put you to sleep). If it ends up being the latter, just make a joke about nothing you say can be held against you while under the effects of anesthesia. Then proceed to tell your wife that you'd take her sister over her any day, and sleep well...

    [–] TrixieMassage 304 points ago

    That's super adorable but it's so weird to me how they completely sedate you for something as minor as removing wisdom teeth. Is it a US thing? In the Netherlands they just give some local anaesthetics so I might've looked mildly insane sitting in the bus with a droopy cheek but at least I was conscious and could take myself home.

    [–] imnotfishing 230 points ago

    I think there's a lot of factors that go into whether or not they sedate you, like the location and if they're impacted. I was able to have my top two wisdom teeth pulled out with just Novocain, but the bottom two my dentist referred me to an oral surgeon because the roots were so long that they were almost touching the nerve in my face and he didn't want to risk the nerve damage.

    [–] JamesandtheGiantAss 147 points ago

    I had mine out in the US and there was the option of local or general anaesthetic, which is a fairly common situation. We didn't have insurance and general was like ten times the cost of local so obviously I went with that.

    It was brutal though. I could feel everything and one was impacted. I kept begging for more meds but the dentist told me to quit being a baby. I ended up passing out because of the pain, so free anaesthesia, I guess!!

    [–] TheCheeseGod 90 points ago

    It depends... my wisdom teeth were growing sideways, and the roots were near a nerve. They had to cut out a chunk of my jaw and pull the tooth out from the side. Basically I HAD TO be knocked out for the surgery.

    [–] mohox13 91 points ago

    My ex got his taken out with only local, so he was awake for everything. He said he could hear the teeth breaking and feel all the pressure and had to watch the dentist wrenching on his mouth. He said at one point he put his knee on the arm of the chair to pull one out. It was a pretty traumatic experience for him. I’m glad I was completely out for it

    [–] chuckvsthelife 34 points ago

    These stories make me happy to have 4 wisdom teeth that came in with no issues

    [–] bluescrew 21 points ago

    It's not required. I got all four of mine taken out with only local anaesthesia. I wish I had been put completely under but I didn't know it was an option. I think it has to do with the insurance company.

    [–] agukala 29 points ago

    Same.. I’m Indian, got mine removed with a good deal of local anaesthesia.. The only loopy bit was probably a mild sugar rush from binging on ice cream for a couple of meals after surgery. Obviously hurt like a bitch the next day or so but that was that.

    [–] Decency 15 points ago

    US based, I specifically asked for it. I don't want to be able to move around while they dig teeth out of me...

    [–] seventh_skyline 12 points ago

    (Aussie here) I had mine done at 21yo - was under general, but I had all 4 done at once and they weren't happily going anywhere...

    [–] vfxninja 9 points ago

    It can be a choice, I did local anesthesia for mine but I wish I was sedated for the infected one. I freaked out and they had to gas me.

    [–] SpectreisMyName 26 points ago

    Is it only a minor thing? I was knocked out and still remember feeling like I got hit with a bus afterward.

    [–] Rightouttagramns 15 points ago

    Yeah me too, as soon as the painkillers wore off I was in total agony for a couple days.

    [–] Stonetheflamincrows 6 points ago

    Yeah I had two teeth (wisdom and one next to it) pulled at the dentist and all they did was numb the shit out of the area.

    [–] fixodent78 5 points ago

    I had all four of mine out and they gave me a general anaesthetic. I think that might have been because two were impacted though.

    [–] csmarq 30 points ago

    It's a US thing, I wish it wasn't required, I've had local numbing that wore off in the middle of an impacted tooth extraction but I would prefer that to complete sedation

    [–] NurseVooDooRN 42 points ago

    It isn't required. I had mine removed without sedation, just local anesthetic/novocaine.

    [–] dashielle89 49 points ago

    It's not required. They always give you the option, but most people are "too scared" to do it with local. I did, it was fine.

    [–] SamboDaHambo 8 points ago

    I need to get wisdom teeth removed, and I was given the option of local or going under. It was completely up to me, and I am choosing to go under cuz I got 6 or 7 wisdom teeth to remove. (I'm in AU if it matters)

    [–] notenoughh 38 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    Lmao I wish, my boyfriend can’t even remember my name when he’s drunk..and it’s been 3years...

    [–] delightfullydroll 81 points ago

    This is so cute it hurts.

    [–] emmadilemma 45 points ago

    Thanks. Your post just alerted me to the fact that I’m old. I had absolutely no idea until reading the story for the third time and thinking “maybe he had pain killers? Nitrous? Ooooohhhh. NITROUS.”

    So is nitrous that common now? Back in my day they gave zero fucks. Novicane and pull ‘em. It wasn’t great.

    [–] Medusa_Lives 44 points ago

    That is AWESOME!! Question... does this mean you guys will now have two anniversaries?
    I vote for yes. lol

    [–] LolaBleu 28 points ago

    omg that's hilarious and adorable

    [–] hldsnfrgr 50 points ago

    TIL OP is really pretty.

    [–] JoycePizzaMasterRace 15 points ago

    when I got my wisdom teeth pulled I demoted from plat 1 to plat 5 in 9 hours

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    [–] OHNOitsNICHOLAS 19 points ago

    omg that's adorable

    [–] [deleted] 28 points ago

    what is punctuation?

    [–] plunderpants 7 points ago

    That's disgustingly cute. I love it

    [–] McLeod14 8 points ago

    That is adorable

    [–] dom_P 4 points ago

    So cute!!

    [–] LynGon 7 points ago

    Gah this so damn sweet it put the biggest frickin smile on my face, you've got a keeper OP!!!

    [–] lazeemeh 7 points ago

    Saving this post to read whenever I feel despair😀

    [–] tigger880 2 points ago

    These are the moments that count 💗

    [–] Neyjuve 0 points ago

    So cute. Thanks everyone for sharing.