Hi friends. I just wanted to check in with you all and say that I made it. I'm pretty sore and feel like half of my face is paralyzed, which I didn't expect. I'm sure that will pass with time. This may be a good diet plan for me, my jaw is sore so it makes big bites hard to stuff in my mouth - therefore slowing down the feeding process. :)
I really don't know much, my mom has been taking super good care of me and the hydrocodone has been making me forget most everything. I don't have any funny stories like I did the last surgery. Well I take that back, Katie Lou wouldn't come near me until I took the bandage off of my head - that was funny. I have a pic of me with my head all gauzed up, but I'm too embarrassed to post it. I have a hair wash appointment tomorrow because I can't get my ear wet in or around it and my mom is scared, so I will be like the blue haired old ladies that go get their hair washed and done once a week. I'm beginning to blend right on in in this town, eah? I feel like a dirty grease monster. I have bathed, but with funky hair, it's not the same. The most exciting news of the week is that I relocated from the bed to the living room recliner today. progress, progress, progress. Chip will be home tonight, I will be happy to see him and sad to see my mom leave tomorrow. She's been a great help - I couldn't have done it without her.
I am to be back at work on Monday, I hope recovery happens at a faster rate than it has been. Computer screens don't help you feel oriented when you have a messed up equilibrium. So I'm signing off. Thanks for your prayers and concern.