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Thumper Loses A Tooth And Gets A Lisp

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

That front top tooth of Thumper’s (which he would not wiggle for anything) had become so loose that I was concerned about it being knocked out. So after brushing his teeth tonight, I started working it again – and I felt it give.  Thumper started yelling because he wasn’t happy about it, but I finally […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, February 21st, 2020

My Facebook memories kindly informed me that it has been EIGHT YEARS since I had my gallbladder removed. Ah, fun times.  Actually, the pain that triggered the whole thing was just incredibly bad.  Once I knew what was going on, I could at least avoid triggering another attack.  And then recovering from surgery was tough.  […]



Another Tooth Bites The Dust

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Thumper learned a valuable lesson yesterday.  Never try to pull open your water-bottle valve with your teeth, especially when you have a loose tooth. That is the other center front tooth, which was the next one up… but it wasn’t ready to be pulled.  Thumper doesn’t wiggle his loose teeth – at least, not yet […]



Thumper Lost His First Tooth!

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

It blows my mind, because it took a long time to happen, and yet… MY BABY LOST A TOOTH. Thumper’s front right bottom incisor had been wiggly for a while, but wasn’t bothering him and didn’t seem to want to move.  And unlike other kids, he had no inclination/idea to work the wiggle to lose […]