Saturday, February 1, 2014

And Their Off!!

Monday was a big day for Elizabeth.  The day to take her braces off.  Yes, she only had them on since July.  But because of the big scare we had with her braces and an infection related to bacteria, in her mouth, that could have destroyed her heart.  We all decided it would be safer for her to cut down as much as possible the amount of bleeding and such in her mouth from heavy flossing and any metal. The largest part of reshaping her pallet has already been done and those appliances were due to be removed anyways.
So off they came.

She will be getting Invisalighn which is much less invasive and will reduce the risk of any sores developing from metal and the in depth flossing after every meal the metal braces required.

As we were leaving the dentist office I got a phone call from Tim asking to speak to Elizabeth.  He proceeded to invite her out on a date that evening if her mouth was not to sore from taking the braces off.  Since she had never been asked on a date with him before she was just extremely excited.  She was more than ready when he got home from work.

She chose Longhorn because..

One of her favorite foods is...
Steak!!  We don't eat it very often at all but it was on her list of things she could not eat with her braces on, so that was the first thing she wanted to eat once they were off.

They had a wonderful time.  Just look at that smile!

Then they went out for ice cream.

Elizabeth had the most wonderful day!
I give glory to God for our daughter and her life and health!  Thank you God!

Romans 15:13  Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.





  1. Thats funny that she wanted steak. I remember sinking my teeth into corn on the cobb after getting my braces off...... it was so worth it! ha ha! What a very special day for her, beginning to end. Yes God is most certainly good. :-)

    1. Yes! She did mention wanting corn on the cob soon as well and popcorn! I am just so grateful she is well and healthy! Glory to God! Blessings!

  2. Aw, so cute. Tim is such a great dad for taking the girls out on "dates".

    1. Thanks Julie! I appreciate the man more and more with each passing day. God is so good! Pray all is well with you and your family! Gods blessings be upon you!

  3. aw, so sweet!! :) I remember wanting to chew gum once mine were off. :)

  4. Thanks. I never had braces but have had three children now that have had them over time and they have so many things they want to eat once they get them off. Bless their hearts!