Having a toothache is bad.
Having a toothache start the day before you leave for Halloween vacation is bad.
Not getting to eat any Halloween candy because you have a toothache is bad.
Having your toothache get worse even though you haven’t eaten any Halloween candy is bad.
Finding out from your dentist when you finally visit after your Halloween-candy-free Halloween vacation that you probably need a root canal is bad.
Getting to the desk to collect your prescriptions and finding out you have a bill to pay is bad.
Needing to schedule a root canal during NaNoWriMo is Very Bad.
Having to move aside a fundraiser box filled with Halloween chocolate bars and candies to have room to write the check for the bill you discovered after visiting your dentist for a toothache that you’ve had for a week and which you – like an obedient dental zombie – avoided eating Halloween candy on your Halloween vacation for is irony.