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
This won't be the best-written blog post in the world. Nor the most eloquent as you can imagine. I think I am writing this mini journal as a way to help other people with TMJD surgery - including those with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. A quick flashback. In October I woke up and yawned and my jaw … Continue reading TMJD Surgery – Day 1
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.
Firstly, the maxillofacial surgical consultant was really nice. I feel comfortable in trusting him to, with any luck, unlock my jaw. The plan: MRI in the next week. Appointment next week to discuss a plan of action. Fix face. Hopefully, that is how it will work and I will be able to eat Christmas dinner.Hopefully. After … Continue reading Well. Hurumph.