Brace Face – Road to Jaw Surgery

Thanks for the comments regarding my entry titled “Metal Mouth.” It means a lot to have the support of everyone when it’s such a crazy big part of my life – this whole jaw surgery business! When I mentioned to a coworker that I was seeing an orthodontist and considering jaw surgery, he told me […]

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Metal Mouth – Considering Jaw Surgery

Who doesn’t have childhood memories of the awkward metal mouth days? Even if not for one’s self, there’s got to be someone in our lives back then that we knew. Braces, glasses, retainers. As if the natural awkwardness of disproportionate limbs and acne-causing hormone overloads wasn’t enough… Well, apparently those days are not over for […]

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Final moment – saying goodbye.

Saying goodbye when you aren’t expecting to is incredibly difficult. The accident happened within viewing distance of my bedroom window. How insane is that? Every day, I can look outside and imagine what happened that day. I suppose I should thank my lucky stars that I did not drive by that day. My aunt drove […]

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