Countdown till my surgery date

Monday, September 19, 2011


Hello fellow bloggers,

I hope everyone had an awesome summer! I certainly did! I hired a fitness trainer and made my goal of 18% body fat in one month! whoop whoop!

So once again, I met up with my surgeon this month to give me the green light on surgery/braces. He said since I'm still "growing"based on my bone scan he, as a doctor, must recommend I wait another entire year. BUT since my case is so weird, (If you guys don't remember or are new, I had a growth spurt when I was 18 and it grew just enough to create an edge-to-edge bite) and so he told me it's my choice.

Well, I'm sure as hell am not waiting another damn year! I told him just to over correct my bite if anything. And he agreed to. He also said he wants to move my upper jaw and rotate it. So that it angles up? If anyone knows what exactly that does please leave a comment! I'm still confused on that.

So I set up a surgery date for May 20, 2012, which is around 7-8 months away. They set the appointment up as a double jaw surgery just in case anything changes. But yup! Now its time to make an appt. with my orthodontist and get this show on the road.

I asked my ortho. how quick I can go back to work as a receptionist. He said at the minimum two weeks.   Is that really realistic? Or is it probably more like a month?