Friday, August 19, 2011

Just Remembered a couple things

About a week ago, so I guess around two weeks post op,  I was at my friend's house and I was sitting in a chair next to a couch.  At first there were only a few of us there, but then someone else came and sat down on the sofa directly facing my side.  It was such an incredible moment.  He sat down and I knew that he could see my profile, but I realized that this is the first time that I can remember that I didn't have to worry about it.  Before surgery, I would've cocked my head to face him more directly or have been uncomfortable.  But this time, I just smiled, knowing it will always be like this.  It was amazing and I'm so thankful. 

There's this bar that I go to a lot with my friends and I remember that within the week before my surgery, I was sitting at a booth with my friends and I saw people looking over from the bar.  Their view was, of course, a direct view of my profile and I was miserable about it.  I hated how bad it had become bc of my teeth being straightened and just couldn't wait until the day when I wouldn't feel this way anymore.  I can't wait to go to that bar for my first time with my new profile. 

Drinking with a straw is really hard because I can't get a good amount of pressure on it.  I also bump into my front teeth which worries me.  I also hit the roof of my mouth which is still numb so I don't know if I'm hurting myself. 


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