Tray 1 The pain and discomfort didn’t hit me until I got home from work the first day and proceeded to take the trays out. My teeth and gums were so sore, it felt like someone was hitting me in my mouth over and over and over. I was so hungry and I remember I … Continue reading Invisalign Journey Pt. 4
I made sure that my phone was on, that my voicemail notifications were on and that my phone was on vibrate or that the ringer would come on, AND I STILL MISSED THE CALL. I just so happened to look through my voicemail to see that my orthodontist called me 5 days ago. The message … Continue reading Invisalign Journey Pt. 3
October 4, 2019 the big day! I made sure to work from home because the orthodontist is closer to my apartment than it is to my job. I was so excited to get this process started. Of course, MTA was being its usual self and I ended up 3 minutes late, but that little annoyance … Continue reading Invisalign Journey Pt. 2
It’s finally happening! “What’s happening, Tabia?” I am so glad that you asked. I am finally closing my gap. I never got teased for my gap, but over the years it has gotten bigger and I’ve started to dislike the way I looked with it. I complained to my mother countless times about it, but … Continue reading My Invisalign Journey Part 1.
Photo by Luis Quintero from Pexels When I was about 7 or 8 years old, I declared that I wanted to be a doctor, as most children declare. I wasn’t good at science and I didn’t have any doctors that I looked up to, but that’s the generic answer that I chose to give. When I got to … Continue reading When you were a little kid, what did you plan on doing when you grew up? Has that changed? Are you on the path? Why or why not?
2015-2016 was my senior year of college. By this time, I had figured everything out about the college life, but little did I know life after college was going to be VERY different. Don’t burn bridges All 4 years you’ve networked, you’ve made your way to the top and you are where you want to … Continue reading What I wished I knew as a college senior
For those of you don’t know, I am a first generation college graduate. I graduated back in may 2016. Being that I was the first in my family to college a lot of things that my peers knew, I didn’t. 1.You will most likely change your major. I started out as a History major because … Continue reading What I wished I knew as a college freshman
I'm longing for the day that I get my own home office equipped with a large desk, comfortable chair, my laptop or iMac and a space for all of my supplies. That will definitely be a step above sitting on my bed.
Back in graduate school, I was in a feature writing class. One of the assignments was to choose a hobby, and practice it throughout the bulk of the semester and write about the history behind it and your experience. I was conflicted because I had already tried everything that I’d ever wanted to do. What … Continue reading My calligraphy journey