I'd like to tell you about the two things I'm most looking forward to today, but in order to do that, I have to give you a little back story first. You're gonna laugh. Well.....probably not during the story, but I bet you will at the end. :)
About 6 weeks ago, I got a call from my hottie husband. I was working in the studio and it was a Friday night in the thick of basketball season which meant that he was at a game so you can imagine that I was rather curious as to why he was calling me during game time! He called to ask me to call our dentist!! Are you ready for this??....
While he was tossing up the ball to start the game, one of the players jumped up to tip the ball and on his way down, he knocked Bart in the teeth with his elbow! At first, Bart didn't think too much of it so he stuck his whistle back in his mouth and when he bit down on the whistle, it sort of flopped down and he realized that something didn't feel quite right! He pulled the whistle out and realized that his bottom two front teeth, were now LOOSE and the whistle had shoved them forward!!! Ack! So........he did what any good official with an obvious high tolerance for pain would do.....he pushed his two teeth back into place, wiped a bit of blood off his hands, put the whistle in the SIDE of his mouth and went on to finish reffing the first half of the game!! As soon as he got to the locker room at half time, he called me to see if I could call our dentist's emergency line or something and see if I could get him in on Saturday to fix his teeth! Can you even BELIEVE THIS??? Oh my word!
So I called the dentist's emergency line and left a message which was promptly returned by our dear dentist himself. Keep in mind that it's Friday night, he's obviously at home, I can hear his kiddos in the background, and I'm now explaining everything. He was SO kind - he opened up the office on Saturday just to see Bart. (they're not open every Sat.) As it turns out, he basically put a brace along the front of those two teeth and anchored it to the next two teeth on either side. However, he told Bart not to put any pressure whatsoever on those teeth for 6 weeks. That meant no brushing (just those two teeth, thankfully!!) and no eating anything that you have to bite into. He's only been able to eat things with a knife and fork and let me tell you, we learned the hard way the day we forgot and brought home deli sandwiches for lunch, that it's no fun to eat a big thick sandwich with a knife and fork. It ended up more like a chef salad with croutons after he cut it all up! LOL!
Sooooo.....for the last 6 weeks (except for our "oops, we forgot and ordered a sandwich" day) we've avoided such foods as BURGERS, TACOS, SANDWICHES & PIZZA (except the kind you eat with a fork because it's too thick to pick up!)!! It's funny how things that you don't normally eat a ton of become SO important to you when you CAN'T eat them at all! Hahaha!
Anyway, so today, Bart is supposed to get the brace off his teeth (assuming that they've healed properly) and this brings me to the two things that I am most looking forward to today:
- Mushing Bart with a big mushy kiss -- you know, the kind where you don't have to worry that you might cause permanent damage to someone's teeth!
- A BURGER!
P.S. Quite a few of you have asked me to do a video on how I tie my bows. While I'd love to do this for you, there's just one problem: I don't have a video camera! Haha! I can tell you though, that even though I pretty much hate to see myself on camera, I'm *considering* getting one to use for tutorial videos because a gazillion of you have asked (no promises, though!). IF we did get a video camera, are there any other tutorial videos that you would like to see from me? If you just want to see bow-tying, then perhaps I'll just try to borrow a video camera instead of buying one. Thanks for your input, Crew!