Member since 8/1/2014


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Recent comments from eln10

Don't worry just yet. My swelling took months to go down completely. Before it did, my smile looked unnatural and somewhat chimp-like as well. But you already look really good and not at all chimp-like in your photos! Give it some time,... READ COMMENT

Have you tried taking any quercetin/bromelain supplements? I ordered one from Amazon made by NOW Foods, which has helped my swelling to go down. A lot of jaw surgery blogs and forums also recommend quercetin and bromelain to help with... READ COMMENT

So glad to hear that you found an understanding surgeon and got some good news from him! Donor graft does sound less risky than the fibular flap, and probably has a quicker, easier recovery period too. It's good that you didn't have to... READ COMMENT

Sounds great! Ideally gain weight, unless the maintaining recipes are much yummier. :) My recovery is going okay, except for a few fleshy growths (sorry for the imagery) that have appeared on the insides of my lips and cheeks from where... READ COMMENT

Thanks! I'm almost 2 weeks post op. I don't have a nutribullet, but I just got a Cuisinart Stick Blender. I'll look into the nutribullet. When I tell my surgeon I'm hungry, he just tells me to drink more Ensure. I'm so glad I eventually... READ COMMENT