Another drawback to being flat broke.
—I’m using a brand of toothpaste I can’t stand. If I can save a buck by using this tube that was in the medicine cabinet, that’s what I have to do. But as soon as I can afford a tube of Pepsodent, this thing is going in the trash.
—I’m all out of mints and gum, and if I can’t even afford toothpaste, I certainly can’t afford those.
—And the main problem is, I can’t even afford diet cola. I’m surviving on powdered fruit drink, which has the benefit of calories so I can eat a little less, but I can feel the sugar fermenting in my mouth.
I’m brushing my teeth throughout the day, but it’s not enough. Sigh…No kisses for me.