Extensions of the self

The inevitable transformation process is reconciled. The form of the gums is examined and the body and the self are extended through clothing. The gums are drawn closer and closer to each other with constant force, pull and restraints. The self is dragged through the process of transformation and there is a state of uncertainty where it is neither there nor here, but somewhere in between. 

Every day we look in the mirror and expect to know the person looking back. But what happens when the person looking back is not the same as we have been in a staring contest all our lives?