I can’t believe it has already been 21 days since I started this challenge. If you don’t remember, I decided one way I would take care of myself this year was by taking care of my mouth. Brushing, flossing and rinsing twice a day.
Dudes, that is not easy. Especially when I am getting ready for bed and the baby wakes up. I lay down with him and fall asleep and guess what? My mouth is dirty. I had to make allowances for myself and know that sometimes that happens.
But overall, I did it! I really did good and felt so much better about my teeth.
The first couple times I used the mouthwash I thought there was no way I could continue. It burned and I remembered why I don’t use mouthwash very often. But, I was shocked at how clean my teeth felt all day. So, I kept using it and after a while (maybe 2-3 days) I really was liking it. So, I am now hooked on my Listerine mouthwash. The toothpaste however wasn’t my favorite. I am a paste girl and the Listerine toothpaste is a gel. The taste was okay, I just couldn’t get over the gel aspect.
I was really impressed with Seth this month also. He has been using the Kids Smart Rinse and really liking it. I am glad he is using it because I know when he brushes and flosses that he doesn’t do a great job. So, this gives me hope that the rinse is reaching areas he is missing.
So while I wasn’t 100% with my goal, I did a lot better in the last 21 days than I have done in the last 21 years, so I will take that as a win!
If you haven’t taken the “swishie selfie” challenge yet, DO it!!!! Head on over to Listerine’s Facebook page and show us your swish. It is a great way to help children in need and pretty fun to see everyone and their swishie faces!!!
This post is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. and The Motherhood as part of my participation in the LISTERINE® 21-Day Challenge. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own.
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