Sunday, 10 March 2013

Silly me!

Sorry I've just realised that in my last blog post I put the title as 5 weeks post op!  Sorry, that was meant to be 20 weeks post-op!  I got confused with it being 5 months!  Sorry for any confusion!

Day 140 - 20 weeks post-op

Hey bloggers!  Sorry I'm a little delayed in my monthly post.  5 months was last Thursday (28th Feb), and my mum was staying with me for the weekend so I got her to take some photos.

General jaw update - pretty much the same as last time.  I can open my mouth about two fingers wide, I've been eating more difficult foods, e.g. I've been eating burgers (veggie ones so prob not as chewy as real ones) and I can actually get the burger, in a bun, in my mouth and bite it.  I've also eaten quite chewy cereal bars, and sandwiches with cucumber in.  So I'm slowly getting there.  I still have my stupid puffy left cheek.  I don't think anyone else would notice it, but I can still see it, particularly in certain lights and in photos.

I've got an appointment in a couple of weeks (21st March) where I think they're going to move a bracket to deal with the crossbite that I've apparently developed, so I'll update again after that appointment.

I so cannot WAIT to get these braces off!  I can see my poor beautiful straight teeth just longing to break out from their metal chains!!!

Here are my 5 month pics!  They're quite close up so not the most flattering, but I think it's more important that I give you pictures where you can really see everything.

This is how wide I can open!