Hi everyone, it’s been a while but I’m back with my final jaw surgery post!! Nine months have passed since I sat in that hospital bed feeling sick with anticipation for a surgery that I knew would change everything. Looking back now though, it’s changed even more than I could have imagined. A lot of… Read More Jaw surgery: That’s all folks!
It’s been one whole month; Thirty two days to be exact, since I put my bravest foot forward and underwent jaw surgery. Oh and Madonna? Time doesn’t actually go by as slowly as you say. I’m now free to take my elastics off for up to six hours a day and in two weeks this will… Read More Jaw Surgery: One Month
Pain: 0/10 Discomfort: 2/10 Hunger: 0/10 Weight 10st 7lbs (10lbs total weight loss) It still feels surreal that I actually underwent jaw surgery. I keep thinking that it hasn’t actually happened yet, that my surgeon is going to turn around and say I haven’t had the procedure done. I have to keep running to the… Read More Jaw surgery: Three Weeks On..
The eating element of the recovery was, for me, the most difficult. I quickly grew bored of the liquid diet and craved everything I couldn’t have. As a picky eater however, it’s probably the healthiest I’ve been in my life. While I usually stay as far from fruit or veg as possible, I was forced… Read More Eating Your Way Through Jaw Surgery, One Slurp At A Time.
Pain: 3/10 Discomfort: 7/10 Hunger: 4/10 Weight: 10st 9lbs I cannot believe my surgery was a week ago! It really has flown by despite the numerous difficulties I’ve faced in such a short time. This post will be a long one. I feel like there’s so much information I want to share. There is so… Read More Jaw Surgery: One Week On…
I wanted to share the following incident with all my readers simply to inform about all aspects of the surgery. It was an incredibly frightening experience but thankfully, short lived. I’m not telling this story to scare anyone but simply to show that this can happen and I was assured by doctors that feeling this… Read More Jaw Surgery: Trust Your Body
Pre-Surgery: My stomach is overwhelmed with both nerves and hunger. Fasting from six this morning has been torturous, especially since I’m a stress eater. Both my mam and I are exhausted from the minimal amount of sleep we’ve both had, which means emotions are running high. On a lighter note, we had a good giggle… Read More D-Day Has Arrived!!