Okay... so maybe i don't look like a movie star. ....Actually, this picture was taken with Henk (my best friend's husband) in mind. He called me a dork last time i did the thumbs up...pshhhh I'm not a dork! I'm just enjoying life!
But anyway. I had my first post-surgery follow up appointment today at my orthodontist. Because my surgeon is 9 hours away in Minnesota, the majority of my follow-ups will be here in town. So my ortho and her assistant (i never know what to call all those girls at the orthodontist... they're not nurses...they just do most of the work...anyway..)...said i looked great. The assistant thought it was actually 2 weeks out of surgery instead of only 1 week because the swelling is so under control. Two other "assistants" also made a point to see me before i left so see how I was doing. Having jaw surgery makes you popular at the orthodontists office i guess. But yeah, they were all impressed with my recovery. Thats good i think. Its been an insanely rough week, but if I'm a week ahead of the game I'm happy! Yep. After my appointment, i went to the library. My first public appearance!! I picked up some dvds...came home... had a yummy smoothie that contained no less than 500 calories (haven't lost any weight so far) and by 11:00 i was totally exhausted so i slept for a while. The rest of the day has included watching The Office and chilling and more sleeping and more smoothies...all of which i consider elements of a satisfying summer day.