I just got home from the dentist. This was a six month follow up, and it’s the first regularly scheduled cleaning that I’d had in a very long time. Honestly, I’m pretty proud of myself for going. Prior to last summer, I hadn’t been to the dentist in over five years. It’s not because I’m afraid of the dentist… it’s because I’m awful at remembering this kind of thing!
And it’s not just dentist appointments. I’m also notoriously bad at going in for yearly pelvic exams, eye appointments, etc. It just seems like I get so wrapped up in doctor’s appointments, treatments, and the daily grind of CF life that the “normal” things are forgotten.
Am I the only one? Do you feel like things outside of your CF care get put on the back burner or are forgotten entirely?
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