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by enigma
Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:59 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 1 year since surgery woohoo
Replies: 2
Views: 1072

1 year since surgery woohoo

Well, Look what the cat dragged in lol....been a long time since I have been here! Cant say the same familiar faces even if I wanted to as through this process faces change daily! Just wanted to post to say well its been a year and what a year! Having double jaw surgery was the best decision of my l...
by enigma
Sat Aug 21, 2010 11:39 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: This still hasnt changed grrr
Replies: 3
Views: 1549

This still hasnt changed grrr

Hello everyone, Well havent been on in such a long time hope everyone is keeping well and happy with their results from Jan. Well Im still thrilled with mine and will post some pics soon. But one thing is still major and thats the numbness in my lower lip and chin the only way to describe it is that...
by enigma
Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:34 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: January Buds Over all Looking back....
Replies: 1
Views: 690

Ooopsie Sorry Ifwood didnt realise you had been so efficient lol xxx
by enigma
Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:32 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: January Buds Over all Looking back....
Replies: 1
Views: 690

January Buds Over all Looking back....

Hi there, Well I thought we could catch up and voice our experiences here. Where are we all at now? What have been your highs and lows? Tips you found good or not so good? Things that worked for you? How you feel about changes now? Lol just realised I am typing lots of questions and I must dash befo...
by enigma
Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:29 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Journey=Complete!
Replies: 8
Views: 1551

Yayyyyyy!!! Congrats and well done to you...I had my braces removed on friday yayyy it feels great and I am so pleased with result would love to have them bleached but its really expensive in the uk! But I have a smile finally for once in my life!!!!...............Strange thing though since getting ...
by enigma
Fri Jun 04, 2010 1:09 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Braces off today!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 989

Braces off today!!!

Today its today yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Ive actually done it Im so pleased, stand by for photos over the weekend!!!
And to everyone thinking about it or about to I say go for it...its the best thing I have ever done in my life wooohooo so excited today xxx
by enigma
Sat May 29, 2010 3:00 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Poem
Replies: 0
Views: 795

Poem

I remember clearly that very first day A long time ago like yesterday You spoke the truth you told it clear Those painful words I did not want to hear So far I felt that I had come but all in vain my face had won! So many years of lonely self doubt Low self esteem is what my face brought about Frust...
by enigma
Fri May 14, 2010 2:00 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Presents anyone ideas?
Replies: 4
Views: 1125

Presents anyone ideas?

This probably sounds abit naff but my ortho has been such a support since I started on this journey we have become good friends and she has really made me feel like I could do this the surgery and everything when I never thought I could. I would really like to buy her something nice to say thank you...
by enigma
Thu May 13, 2010 6:26 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Eurgh Lip and chin!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1159

Its like you said too it feels very stiff and although I know there is some swelling still lingering around it feels alot bigger than it looks and yes it effects my speech too its frustrating at times. I guess especially when I think im getting braces off in a few weeks I imagined everything to be p...
by enigma
Thu May 13, 2010 3:17 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Limited Mobility in Jaw
Replies: 5
Views: 1618

Im 4 months post op and in the same position as you my ortho reassures me its still early days!
by enigma
Wed May 12, 2010 1:52 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Eurgh Lip and chin!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1159

Eurgh Lip and chin!!!

I know its still early days but my lower chin and lip just lately has started to play up. Its worse in the mornings I feel like they are both hugely swollen but they arent. It still feels like I have alot of anesthetic in there!!! Its frustrating more than anything and it does impair my speech for a...
by enigma
Wed May 05, 2010 6:42 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Does jaw surgery change your nose?
Replies: 14
Views: 30091

Snap Ohio!
Lol I only notice my notice if I really look hard in the mirror! In some photos I can see it too but I can also see how my teeth looks now and then too so its worth it
by enigma
Wed May 05, 2010 6:37 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: those of you who had surgery........................
Replies: 9
Views: 1789

That was my one and only fear that I would not wake up it scared me more than what I looked like afterwards or any pain. I figured I could only deal with them when I experienced them! I just couldnt get my head around the fact that they were going to break the structure of my mouth and yet I could s...
by enigma
Sat Apr 24, 2010 10:09 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Uk Misery. 4 days post op and I need sleep
Replies: 17
Views: 3346

Yep I had morhine over nite from my surgery but luck didnt have a painkiller since the morning after my surgery so sending you huge hugs crumble thinking I was so lucky xxx
by enigma
Tue Apr 20, 2010 2:44 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: chewing functions
Replies: 1
Views: 814

chewing functions

Hi all, Well here I am nearly 3 months post op and still with a question lol Im wondering if people have had similar experience of this, I have found since double jaw op that I only chew on my left side, as it had been very uncomfortable on my right. Recently though to rectify this I have tried eati...