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For a year since my treatment the only drink that I can bear is water, and I prefer bottled water. Recently I went to a gig at a Pub to see some friends play, and when my husband asked for a bottle of water at the bar they told him that they didn't sell it. My husband explained that it was all that I could drink and asked if I could bring in my own. The bar staff checked with the manager and he said no, so my husband and I were going to leave as I couldn't last for more than five minutes without a sip of water. A friend of mine, who was in the band playing that night heard about this and went and explained the situation to the manager, who then said that I could bring in my own bottled water. We had a great evening.
A few weeks later the same band were playing at the same pub, and we went to watch them again. At the door I asked the manager if they had any bottled water, and he said that they had had to get some in as it was so popular. When I said that they hadn't had any the previous time I was there, he said 'Oh are you the lady from Canada' I think the music must have been too loud on the first night, as he obviously misheard cancer for canada. But I really can't think why he thought that a lady from canada could only drink water.
Disclaimer: Please see your own dentist/doctor for a proper diagnosis as my words should not, in any circumstances, be taken as dental/medical advice.
"If you see what is small as it sees itself, and accept what is weak for what strength it has, and use what is dim for the light it gives, then all will go well. This is called Acting Naturally."
Lao-Tsu, Tao Teh King