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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Today I had a dentist appointment. It went fine. But I have a dental bridge that is a temporary piece while I have an implant replaced. Its a LOOOONG process. Last early March the plan was set. In May my bridge was removed and a temporary one placed. Then the implant post was removed. Then, we waited. In March I will go in to have the healing of the removal and grafting assessed. In that nearly 10 months of waiting, I've had to have my bridge reattached about 4 times now. Its a temporary bridge placed with medium hold cement. So sometimes the simple act of cleaning it, and around it makes it loosen up. and then all the things like eating and brushing make it loser and loser. Until it pops off entirely. Its also broken in two places. One place remains repaired, the other seems to be a lost cause. So, all of this to say, any visit to the dentist is a stressor for me. While Im not nervous about the dentist, its just taking up a lot of space in my life and I just don't have that space to give this extra thing. But, its done, its back in, my teeth are cleaned and everything looks fine.

After the dentist I went to Kohls to try to find a swimming suit. We are going to a waterpark/hotel for two nights while the kids have extra days off of school. Sadly, I don't need a new suit because my other is too big. It actually mostly fits, but a decent amount of the elastic panel has degraded away, and it is mostly sheer/see through. I *could* wear it, since that is mostly on the side, but isn't all that comfortable anymore. However, the excitement and pride in my progress was quickly knocked out from under me when faced with trying to find and trying on suits from a very limited selection. I was not pleased with any of them. I got one that could work. But I don't think I have the time to even look elsewhere. So, I have to decide between a suit I don't love, and a suit I don't love. It may be the "toss up" ends with me wearing my old suit and returning the new one I don't love.

Anyway, im heading out to the gym to try to get back the excitement about my progress by seeing what I can do better than before while there.
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    My friend went through something similar at the dentist. It is a long process.

    Buying swimsuits is hard. Especially when we are making progress and we can't find something that fits, is age appropriate and in our price range.
    I also have used swimsuits for all and while it took a while I did find one that wouldn't scare everyone out of the pool.

    Have a good time. I've found a cute cover-up to be my best friend.
    50 days ago
    My favorite swim suits come from Lands End. They are sometimes a bit more than I would like to pay..but they have plus sizes, long torso sizes, tug less. And most important to me is mastectomy bra suits. They hold up real well
    51 days ago
  • no profile photo HOTPINKCAMARO49
    Awesome! Way to go on the weight loss! It is not most important the swim suit you choose in the big scheme of things. It is most important to appreciate who you are spending your time with and making memories. (((Hugs)))
    51 days ago
  • LINDA7677
    Relax and enjoy
    51 days ago
    Try to have fun with your kids at hotel and waterpark.
    51 days ago
    51 days ago
    I have to say that trying on swimsuits is awful. After I lost 90 pounds I needed one. I order from swimsuits for all. I sent back 3 before I found one I could live with. I get it..
    Don’t let it get to you!!! You are doing great!!!
    51 days ago
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