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Slow recovery

Monday, December 03, 2012

I know recovery takes as long as it takes. It's been 3 days now and my face is extremely swollen. My lips are swollen and numb (probably from the Fraxel) that it's hard to keep food and liquid in my mouth long enough to swallow. My eyes are swollen so it's hard to see, but it's also hard to completely close them. Whenever I am in the middle of something I have to remind myself over and over that there will be an end. I've been through this before, 17 years ago, so not only does healing take place, the whole thing got so far behind me I decided to do it again. What was I thinking?? I know that 3 months from now I'll be thrilled, but for now I am feeling very sorry for myself.

What would a self-pity emoticon look like? Can I be the only Sparker who needs one?

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MARGOMCP 12/7/2012 10:11AM

    Hope things are much improved by now. Glad you had work done before so know what it's like.

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KAYYVAUGHN 12/4/2012 4:55PM

    I need one also. I do hope that you feel better soon.
Take care and try to eat soup with a straw. You might have to break down and drink a milkshake.

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CELIAMINER 12/4/2012 10:46AM

    Sorry it's taking so long, Nell! I'm amazed you could see to type out the blog, and I look forward to seeing the results when you are healed.

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VINGRAM 12/4/2012 10:03AM

    I'm keeping my wrinkles....I earned them! emoticon

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TINAJANE76 12/3/2012 10:29PM

    Sorry to hear that you're feeling so bad. Hope that you feel better soon and that your great results will make you forget all about the pain and discomfort you're experiencing now.

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PINKNFITCARLA 12/3/2012 10:27PM

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ILOVEMALI 12/3/2012 10:14PM

    Feel better soon!

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DARLENEK04 12/3/2012 9:43PM

    Get well soon....


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ZUCCHINIQUEEN 12/3/2012 8:12PM

    Best wishes for a speedy recovery, Nell!

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MIDROAD 12/3/2012 6:58PM

    Fondest hope for a speedy recovery friend Nell!


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GABY1948 12/3/2012 5:52PM

    Just keep thinking the way you are thinking...and this too shall pass...Each day will be an improvement! Hope you are already feeling better!

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1_AMAZING_WOMAN 12/3/2012 3:52PM

    Here it is

Hope you're feeling better soon.

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LEB0401 12/3/2012 3:14PM

    A relative had some things done, and the face definitely took the longest to heal. Hope you feel better soon!

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123ELAINE456 12/3/2012 2:26PM

  Call your Doctor and get in to see him. Have him check you out and see if things are going like they should. God Bless You and Have a Nice Day. Take Care.Hope you are feeling better very soon.

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SUZYMOBILE 12/3/2012 2:19PM

    I assume you've checked back with your doctor about the swelling and the weight gain. It sounds like a lot of fluid retention, in any event.

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I feel bad for you!

Comment edited on: 12/3/2012 2:20:22 PM

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