Can you believe it is 6 months since I had my TMJ surgery? I certainly can't - it has simply zoomed past me. Time for a quick update! Pain wise - it's great! Before surgery, holding a conversation was impossible, eating was a challenge, to say the least, and I was in constant pain. Now, … Continue reading TMJ Athroplasty – 6 Months Update
The last 2 and half weeks have been a little crazy. Follow me on Instagram <- clicky. Photo 1: Ah - these. Yeah. This is the paper pants they make you wear during surgery. I had surgery on my jaw... so I have no idea why I required paper underwear. 🤔 Photo 2: A very tired, … Continue reading My (2.5) Week on Instagram
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For quite a while now - but more since my recent diagnosis with my jaw I have heard the name Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Joint Hypermobility Syndrome) being thrown in my general direction. Specifically the Hypermobility type. From what I have read I am able to more or less tick all the boxes especially the joint related … Continue reading Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
I have TMJ issues at the moment and I was sent for a MRI. This was my experience.
I adore snow. Do you? We've been getting ready for Christmas. It's been tough as I'm having a lot of pain at the moment. My MRI is next week on the 23rd for my jaw. My maxillofacial surgeon reckons I have displaced my disc on my TMJ (temporomandibular joint). But we will see next week. … Continue reading Let it Snow
10 days - I'm sorry. I've been rather meh. Between taking strong pain meds and muscle relaxants, not sleeping because of night fevers and pain and still having a 90% liquid diet, I'm exhausted. Some days I have slept and barely been able to have the energy to eat and others I have used my … Continue reading The Last Week.