Tuesday, October 20, 2009
So, my hands are shaking terribly from nerves and I had to take the day off. I have not yet blogged about this because I am a little embarrassed as well as nervous to the point I've thrown up twice today. Yes, twice. No, I'm not pregnant. That would be joyful vomiting. I am getting braces. Two weeks ago, I went in thinking the braces would be totally on; however, ran into some problems and they were only able to get the brackets on. Apparently, my teeth are so crowded my spacers would not go in. They snapped and broke three trying to pry them between my molars. Next, they tried the old school wires, got two in on the bottom; but, crammed as the might could not get them in on the top. So, Dr. Carter, my orthodontist, has another plan in mind. I feel like a total pumpkin mouth right now because I've been walking around with just the brackets on my teeth. I'm excited and looking forward to a future of straight teeth, but am incredibly nervous about the pain I'm going to endure this afternoon.
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Braces are a good thing. You shouldn't make yourself sick over them :)ReplyDelete
Good for you! I am excited about your braces. I can't wait to see them. Don't be nervous, there is a little bit of pain because your teeth are going to move but nothing a little tylenol can't help!ReplyDelete
Congrats Sara! They are so worth it! I've only got about four months to go with mine and I think it was a great decision. The worst is the day they tighten them, I stick to softer foods - like soup. If you have any questions, feel free to email me.ReplyDelete
Vomiting is never joyful, pregnant or not. :) Good luck with the braces, I never even knew you needed them!ReplyDelete