Well, it has been one month since the monorail went on. I still have some challenges with that whole eating thing – too many missing chompers – and all of my uppers are still causing me a good deal of discomfort. Some days I don’f feel like consuming anything just because I have nothing soft to eat. Last week, on a particularly bad day, I had pudding for dinner…
Who says you couldn’t, have instant puddin’… J-E-L-L-O!
I have soup for lunch just about every day at work. I put crackers in it but let them get really mushy before I try to chew, which ain’t easy with GF crackers. Those things are like bricks, very thin, but bricks nonetheless.
One day last week the boys were both home and I asked them how often they checked to see if there was any progress with the straightening of the dental work. They responded, nearly in unison, ‘every time I looked in the mirror’. And I thought, okay, I’m normal… at least in that aspect. 😀
I find that I’m doing less mouth-breathing whilst I sleep. I have no idea if that is at all related to the braces, just thought I’d mention it.
So I was pretty certain that I had published this, or at the very least scheduled it to be posted on Friday, March 14; however, it would appear that didn’t happen. So here’s an update on my one-month anniversary…
I had a cleaning on March 20. WOW and HOLY SHITBALLS!!! I thought the last two weeks were painful; but this was tantamount to torture. I’m glad that only happens twice a year.
On the upside, the excruciatingly painful two weeks prior to the cleaning resulted in some epic dental restructuring. No wonder it hurt. I am, to say the least, profoundly pleased with the progress.
Next appointment: first tightening on April 11