I met this young woman during my first year at college. We had so many opportunities to interact with one another. She has changed me for the better. She has the ability to change a crappy situation into a good one, and the ability to persevere. Her story is sad and inspiring. It is devastating... Continue Reading →
This is me and my story!!!
Every now and then, we have one of our patients share a great story with us. This is from Clare Vaterlaus Bird, who has been going to Lake Harbor for about eight years. We have done Invisalign for her brother and other work on family members. Thanks to Clare for sharing her story!
“A couple of years ago my top permanent retainer broke in half. After having braces for so long I decided I should get another one. I found a random orthodontist in Utah and he fixed me up to finish out my college years… Or so I thought… Months later my front tooth started to pop out. The retainer had pushed it out! I waited until I got back to Boise and asked Eric Ballou what I should do… We decided that Invisalign was the way to go. Just a few weeks later I got engaged and decided…
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When you get married you promise to love someone and support them. When I married Mr. Bird I promised him I would try out things he liked to do, and in return he would try out things I like to do. Well a few weeks ago, I fulfilled my promise. As many of you know,... Continue Reading →
This week's The People I Find is about one of my favorite people. Her name is Mekenzi and she is the life of the party. I had the opportunity to work with this girl last summer, and my life has not been the same since. Little did I know that she felt like this, because... Continue Reading →
Okay for Mother's Day this year I thought I would try out my domesticity and make truffles for those who have had motherly influence over me. I haven't ever made truffles, and the recipe I picked had ingredients that would potentially make me super ill. So I didn't taste any, that makes me either super... Continue Reading →
Mother's Day is right around the corner. Mr. Bird and I were asked to give talks in church on this upcoming day and we both thought, well that's easy, we will just talk about our mothers... Trying to sum up what a mother does would take more than the allotted 15 minutes. Mr. Bird and... Continue Reading →
How are children and teens supposed to stay away from Cyber-Bullying when there are so many adults doing it. Today I ran across a link from KTVB about a woman who had been arrested. I don't care what she was arrested for, she did something wrong and the Boise Police Department are taking care of... Continue Reading →
I have been on a book kick lately and there is no hiding it. After finishing Insurgent, I decided to hurry and read The Giver by Lois Lowry. It is a short and fast read that you won't want to put down. I remember reading it once while I was in high school or junior high.... Continue Reading →
This week's People I Find focuses on someone who has been a longtime friend of mine. I can distinctly remember the day I met him. We were at Riverglen Junior High and I saw him walking in the hall. When I saw him, I realized something very different about him. As others noticed the limp,... Continue Reading →