It’s long been a joke in my family that if I am in an area where objects are airborne, I am going to get hit in the face. I’ve been hit with basketballs, volleyballs, Frisbees… you name it. Most people get injured at least a few times on this rocky road of life. And nobody … Continue reading Throwback Thursday – Scarface
Last time I wrote I was excited because I went through my dentist appointment without having my bridgework removed. My doctor has since acquired the necessary tools to remove my lower bridge, so that was how I spent this Wednesday morning. I made a quick video about it when I got home tonight. You can see … Continue reading Dental Update…
On a regular day, the history of my mouth isn't something I even think about, but the moment I walk into a dental office, that familiar smell nearly knocks me to my knees with dread. Memories of countless times before, sitting anxiously in the waiting room, flipping through magazines, wishing I was a model with naturally perfect teeth, wishing … Continue reading A Life in the Dentist’s Chair
In my junior year of high school I took a developmental psychology class and loved it. One of the projects in the class was to compose an autobiography and pay attention to the stages of development throughout our lives. So here is what I wrote, with a few edits for brevity and privacy. Even with … Continue reading Throwback Thursday – Autobiography of a 16 Year Old Me
It was a dark and stormy night... No, just kidding. It was a sweltering midsummer afternoon when my mother's contractions began. My father's cousins had come over to swim in the pool that day and through the window my mother could hear them laughing and splashing as she lay on the bed. She would have … Continue reading Where it all began – The story of my birth.
My first plastic surgeon was Dr. Hulnick at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. I had 5 surgeries with him, the first when I was barely 3 months old and the last when I was 6. I don't remember what he looked like, but I do remember him being a big part of my early life. … Continue reading Dr. Hulnick