Monday, February 9, 2015

Day 194

First things first, throwing up with braces is absolutely AWFUL. 'nuff said.

So somehow I missed my 6 month mark? WHAT? MY LIFE. Holy cow, I absolutely cannot believe it has been half a year since surgery. Life is so normal now... my face looks great (and will look even better once I get these metal monsters off my teeth), I can chew, and I have feeling in the majority of my face (my gums are a little numb, and I have some numb patches on my chin). I'm so grateful for this whole experience I've been able to have. Jaw surgery was actually a HUGE trial in my life, but I've seriously grown so much from it, and if it had to be anyone's trial, I'm glad it was mine.
Ok. I'm done being cheesy and cliché.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Day 188

It's been a rough few weeks. I've been eagerly awaiting my orthodontist appointment, which I had yesterday, but the appointment did not lighten my spirits. I went in thinking on what Dr. Christiansen told me at my last appointment which was, "Not the next appointment, but the next, we can probably get your braces off."
But alas.
My bite is still getting it's crap together and getting aligned, so I still have no end in sight. At this appointment, Dr. Christiansen said, "Not the next appointment, but the next, we can probably get your braces off." Deja vu, right? And what made me even sadder is that they said my next appointment would have been in 4 more weeks, but the Doctor is getting surgery, so it's in 6 more weeks.
I just want to get my braces off before graduation, is that too much to ask? It's been 6 months and 3 days since surgery. I feel like it's about time.
So yes. I'm a little sad. But at least I can effectively eat pizza right?