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I don't think I've worn my retainer for a couple of months. Bad, I know.
I put in on last night, and to my dismay, the bottom row of teeth were horribly misaligned with the retainer. Grr. Bad me. jandrugs.com
So I woke up this morning with incredibly tender teeth... I was groaning from the pain pulsating within my gums. Bleh. I could hardly stand to munch on my toaster waffle (not an Eggo, mind you, but a generic freezer section toaster waffle). At least I don't have to chew my Peets House Blend.
I have decided to try to wear this bad boy all day today. This means that I will have a minor lisp until my tongue gets used to speaking with it in. Bah! Everyone knows that I sound different, but no one says anything... they just look at me funny until they realize I have an appliance in my mouth.
I feel like I'm in Junior High again.
i gave up on my retainer like, years ago, and have come to accept the misaligned lower teeth thing. guess i'll never be a movie star. *sigh* i thalute your perthithtenth. ;)
Oh, could be worse. Ya know the big ol' headgear thing? Yeah, I'm still reeling from the mental anguish that one caused. I actually still have permanent retainers behind all of my front teeth. My tongue gets caught up once in a while, but I'm getting better with it.
Never had to wear a retainer, but I did just have a filling put in and he numbed my mouth. It's supposed to wear off in an hour ... took almost three hours. People at work couldn't understand me.
Permanent retainers... eek! Sounds like a pain, Mike (pun intended)! Then again, it helps keep those pearly whites in their place. Ah, the price we pay for a lovely grin.
tj: I bet you could leave work early on the grounds of not being able to communicate with your co-workers. ;)
You wuss. There are those of us who still have to wear their braces. I don't have gums! I have hamburger meat!
Yes, I'm a wuss. Wanna make something of it?
*runs and hides*
Alas, I wish I had not wasted all the money my parents spent on my teeth. I never wore my headgear. I never wore my retainer.
My teeth aren't bad. But they could be better.
Oh...and THAT RETAINER WEB CAM ROCKY HORROR MOUTH PIC IS CREEPY!!! (Hmm...redo it with lots of bright red lipstick!!!)
Love, Nala the Cowlander
Im getting my permanent retainer put in tomorrow,is it true you spit when you talk when you get your permanent retainer in?
Im only 13 and i dont want to handle with that in highschool!
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