The one thing I always wanted was a beautiful smile. I was not on the movie star genetics level to have inherited such a smile. It has been a thing in my family as far back as I can remember. I was one of the very few family members that had not gotten a full dental restoration. My sister has a beautiful smile, but she has had a lot of work done. Now it was my turn. It just so happens, though, that my turn has come after our daughter has graduated college that our dentist in Wollongong is fixing my smile for our daughter’s upcoming wedding. She was getting married the same year she graduated college. I really wanted to surprise her with nice teeth to smile with for the wedding photos. Before, I would just smile with my lips closed together for all family pictures. Continue reading
I heard about chaste tree berry from a colleague at work. She used to be out sick at least once or twice a month, but that all stopped a few months ago. It was always during the same time of the month, so I just attributed it to female problems due to her time of the month. When she stopped missing work, I wondered what had changed. I have problems around that time of the month too. I would probably have called off too if I could afford to, but I did not have that luxury.
I finally worked up the courage to ask her what had changed. I was surprised and happy that she was so open about it, and that is actually what started a friendship that just continues to grow stronger. When she told me that the pain from her period would be pretty severe, it was something I could definitely relate to. Continue reading