Hello, darkness, my old friend…

Currently, I have an appointment on October 31st to see Dr. Dillon at Harborview to discuss when my teeth come out. All my friends say to wait until after Thanksgiving, but the truth is, I don’t think it’ll matter anymore.

Since the entire process is going to take between nine and twelve months? I’d rather just get it done and over with. This is the last thing I need to do to put all this cancer business behind me. I had a clean scan last week (OMGYAY!), which means that if I can keep THAT up over the next (toothless) year, then I really will have beaten this thing.

I’m a survivor.

I just can’t keep smiling (literally) with nasty teeth. I have one broken already, and others are going faster than I can get into the doctor. Thankfully, they don’t hurt nearly as much as they could. There will be photographs as soon as I can muster up the courage. It’s embarrassing. As much as I know that this isn’t because I just refused to brush or floss (since that wasn’t the case at all), it’s still awful since people put pretty teeth in such high regard.

But it’s okay. This one last thing and then I’m done… even if it takes a year and costs $30,000. I already have the first $5000.

If you have any questions, my ask is open!

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