That was the first thing Paige said when she came out of recovery the other day after her surgery. She had a lingual frenectomy, because she was severely tongue-tied. Her doctor is the most amazing ENT around. I couldn't be at the surgery, because I was out of sick days at school. I was a nervous wreck, because Paige had never been put under anesthesia before. When I checked my email, to my surprise, there was a pic and a sweet little message from her doctor stating that all went well and that she was a "cutie patootie" :)
Paige has really struggled with speech. She has difficulty articulating and producing the /r/. The night after her surgery, she had taken a bit of her pain meds and was sooo loopy and HILARIOUS. She was in bed, loudly repeating, "RRRRachel, RRRobot, RRRabbit...hahaha I can say my R's". My mom and I were cracking up!
Wish we wouldn't have waited so long, but am glad that she is so proud of herself!
An All-American Girls' Trip
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