He again warned me that this thing is not going to be fun. And he's right. I think this is probably the worst part of the whole braces experience so far. I gagged all day yesterday since this thing is touching the back of my tongue, and touches the way back part of my tongue when I'm talking or doing anything to thrust my tongue a little forward. Today is not as bad, but I'm still gagging. The two back molars it's engaging are so sore and I have a pretty good headache, so I'm not eating much, but if I could, I'm afraid to eat with this thing. I'm just waiting for a piece of food, especially something stringy like spinach or something, to get wrapped around that thing and half of it will be down my throat with the other half wrapped/stuck around this bar and I'll have to reach back there and dislodge it and unchoke myself. That's going to be quite a show in a restaurant! Ha!
So, the sentence for this thing is "months," which is all the ortho said to me. I need to start doing a little dance and praying to the molar gods that these things turn/angle in quicker than normal because I have no clue how I