Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Jaw Update

So had a fallow up appointment at maxillofacial  for my jaw, and I can open my mouth 25mm which is a huge improvement and the doctor I saw, (the head huncho in the department who I was surprised to see because he is so busy), he seemed  very happy with everything. Told him about how when I eat on the right side where that joint was replaced I get an electric shock just like the feeling in my face, perfectly normal so thats good at least.


This is pretty much what my jaw looks like now and it was so swollen because of all the screws needed. Looking for this photo I did come across some pretty bloody looking photos of the surgery. I have no problem watching slasher/horror movies but I have a problem looking at those photos. Probably because I had the surgery and don't want to see how it was done :p

And the scar is fading :) Not that I am really that concerned, I have a lot of scars already and I think they tell a story.

9 comments:

Shashi Nayagam said...

Feel better soon Jen

Ms. CrankyPants said...

Hooray for the improvement!

kaslkaos said...

Did not look at the surgery pics, all those pins and your description is enough for me. Your scar looks good, as in clean and neat. Looks like it will fade into a thin white line. Glad it's going well, ow, ow, ow, though.

2paw said...

Yep, scars shouldn't be a worry, they tell where you ahve been!! Glad it is all going well, and that you can open your mouth again. Yay!!!

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

thanks :)

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

:) yes hooray :)

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

yeah the scar is pretty clean, doesn't really look like someone tried to slit my throat any more which is good

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

exactly!! thanks :)

Reflections From Life Art Blog said...

Glad to hear you're doing much better Jen! You'll be back to normal again real soon (or,as in my case, as normal as you can possibly be). Lol!

~Nancy