Monday, 24 June 2013

Sooo... I'm the worse blogger EVER! 9 weeks post op

Hmmm... I'm soooo sorry! I know I should have updated more often but on the first two weeks I didn't feel like it and after that I went back to work straight away and I haven't stopped ever since!

These are the only two photos I could find at the same angle. Nice eh? I'm soooo happy with the results! My surgeon is truly an artist! My teeth and bite feel great even tho I still have a few more months of orthodontics. Can't wait for te big day :) 

Day 1 at the hospital - as soon as I have time I will do a post for every day. For now ill just upload some pictures. Sorry guys! I'm a busy bee :) 
Haha Day 1. I only had a rubber band on for a few hours. Tip number one: NEVER lose your sense of humour ;) (please ignore the hair...)

Day 3 - finally at home. This is my sad face 

Day 3 - and happy face!! Haha I could only more my eyebrows...

Day 4 - and I can already feel the swelling going down :) check out my bruises around the neck

Day 5 - ahem... Same tshirt? Oopsy... Feeling better but lips still not touching

Day 6 - err.... I don't even know what to say...

Day 8 - I can close my lips! Hurray! Worse day for bruising... 

Day 8 - boooooom

Day 9 - smile! :) I felt MUCH better here. I could feel the swelling going down really quickly 

Day 9 - BOO!

Day 10 - looking a bit tired but I was feeling well :) 

Day 11 - getting back to normality :) 

Day 14 - back to work! Hurray!!!

After this I didn't take more
Pictures... As I've said before I haven't stopped working. I will post a mega long story about my recovery soon. Promise. My surgeon has been great :) I've seen him 4 times already and I have another appointment for next month. Keep checking my blog for more! 

Here are a few pictures from the past few days 


 I can't believe it's taken me this long to post my before and after. Sooooorry

Friday, 15 March 2013

1st braces anniversary aaaaand I HAVE A DATE!!!!

YES!! I DOOOOO!!!! I'm over the moon!! Yesterday marked my one year anniversary with these horrible things in my mouth and I also had a joint appointment with my surgeon and orthodontist. They said I'm ready and went through a few things together. The plan now is to impact my top jaw 5mm and move it forward 3mm. Lower jaw advancement of about 6mm and genioplanty. I booked my date as soon as I left the office, he asked me to book it in about 3 weeks because I need some blood test and a facebow which I'm trying to get done next week. I can't do it in three weeks because I will be in the Caribbean for work (tough life) until 14th April so I booked it for 20th April. I'm so excited and nervous!! I nearly cried when I left haha silly me...
I can't believe this is happening!!! 36 days!!!! I wish I could say it has gone so quick and blah blah blah but I want to be honest here, I.HATE.MY.BRACES!! Ok they are not as bad as I thought but I still want to pull them off every day! One thing I was very wrong about is guys, I thought 'this is it! No kissing any one for two years!' But as it turns out I fell in love with one of my friends and so did he :) it happened while we were travelling in India, he is a massive support through this tedious process. But every time I kiss him I think 'damn you braces' I just ant wait to be over and done with this!!! Aaaaaargh rant over hahaha

Good luck to everyone going through surgery this coming weeks and well done to all of you on the other side! Any surgery buddies for me?

Mucho love

Harax

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

10 months and every tooth has a braket!!

Hello bloggers and readers!

First of all apologies for not being a very good blogger but I've been all over the place for the last few months: Ibiza, Italy and India :)

Second of all HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope you all had a lovely holiday, I was in the north of England where it rains and it rains and it rains and guess what? IT RAINS! Haha I had a great time tho

Lets get to jaw business :) I've been seeing my surgeon every three months and my orthodontist every 5 weeks. Today I had moulds taken to see how soon I can have the surgery, I'm hoping it won't be later than April, initially it was going to be January/February but as most of you know the dates are never right. Last month my ortho said June, I nearly freaked out! Like Amy Winehouse said: And I said NO NO NO! I told him latest of the latest had to be April and he said he'd see what he can do. Fingers crossed!

I'm seeing my surgeon again on the 17th. Expect and update that day, I promise! :)

Here are some bad pictures I took with my phone






Monday, 28 May 2012

Saturday, 26 May 2012

2 months and a bit with braces

Here are some pictures of my braces. Enjoy ;)

My lower teeth definitely look straighter but it feels like that gap is never going to close!

New bans and a VERY annoying wire...

I forgot to add this angle before

Sometimes I even think they look cute, am I getting used to them? ;)

Have a lovely weekend! <3

Predicted Profile

Hello everyone!!!

I've been wanting to see these for ages :) Im so happy my surgeon showed me the predicted profile tracings, he says they could still change but for now they'll be:

Upper jaw:

Impacted 3mm in the front and 6mm in the back, moved forward 3mm

Lower jaw:

Moved forward 6mm (I forgot to ask him if it'll be 6mm on both sides)

Genioplasty:

7mm (total lower jaw movement 13mm)



Im so exited! I know the profile tracings are not 100% accurate but Im loving what I see!

What do you guys think? Please be honest :)


before

AFTER! 



I also had a ortho visit a week ago, he fitted the bands on, I had no idea he was going to do that!! It was a.... uncomfortable surprise :( I couldnt bite down properly for a couple of days but its all settled down now, I'll post some pictures when I get back form the gym. Before I forget: he said I would be ready for surgery in 9-12 months, Im hoping I'll be ready for February.

Have a lovely weekend!

xxx


Sunday, 13 May 2012

Weak chin model

Hello everyone!

Hope everyone is keeping well specially those of you recovering from your surgery or preparing for it! All my best thoughts go to you!

I have to admit I've become somewhat obsessed with jaws and chins. Im not the only one, right? The point of this post is that I saw this model on TV and she has a weak chin, I think she is beautiful and its making me reconsider genio... what do you guys think? here is a couple of pictures of her.



I have an appointment with my OS next week so I'll ask him about it, he is going to give me the predicted profile tracings! IM SO EXCITED!!!! :)

xx Much love to you all xx