Wednesday, February 11, 2009

It's meeeeee

Can you seriously believe I'm posting this pic? LOL. I probably won't remember any of this tomorrow and wonder what the heck I was thinking. 

I'm in my room and trying to not go off on the intern here on the floor. They have taken all of my good pain meds away... of course. I was getting some good stuff before I came up here. Jason is going to have to be my advocate when he gets back from the cafeteria. 

I'm having a lot of bleeding from my nose, but I'm guessing that's normal. The surgeon said that the infection is actually starting to "eat away" at the bone a little bit, but he thinks that this surgery, plus irrigation 3 or 4 times daily will slow that down. It's not actually "in" the bone yet, so that's good, but I've got to keep it that way. They made additional holes from my maxillary sinuses to my other sinuses to assist in drainage. And they actually had to pull the skin of my cheeks away from the bone, so my nerves will be affected for a couple of weeks. It should get better though.

I talked with Casey tonight. I miss her so much. If things go well, I might get to go home tomorrow! I hope so. Other than the pain not being managed that well at the moment and the blood draining down my throat, things are really not so bad... not as bad as I thought. I didn't expect to be blogging tonight.. that's for sure. :)

Thanks everyone for your thoughts and prayers and comments and emails, etc. 


Mrs. S said...

Glad to see that you made it through okay! Hope they give you some happy pills and that you get to healin fast!!

Cara said...

Ok, I'm jealous. You're the only girl I know who could have surgery like that and still look BEAUTIFUL with nose bandages on! ;) I've been praying for you all day, Christy. You amaze me and I love you!

Jen said...

Yeah!! I am glad to hear that you are doing ok...hopefully you can get a good nights rest. I will be checking in on you tomorrow to see how you feel. Good Night! :)

*Tracy* said...

glad everything turned out good. you look great! hugs

Katey said...

I'm glad everything went ok! I've been praying for you! I know you will feel much better after you recover! Oh..and BTW: you actually look really good in this picture!!

Aimee said...

Glad to see that you seem to be doing good!

And I am jealous that you look so great after surgery! I just look like a mess! haha

Jessica said...

Ok seriously, who looks cute with sinus packing?! But really, soo glad to see you made it through ok - praying you get some good pain meds (and quickly). Here's hoping you go home tomorrow and the next few days go by quickly for you!

brad said...

Hey Christy

I am happy to read you did well.
Sorry though that you were up all night. I have had a few of those nights also. lol

Cool picture.You make sinus surgery
look Good Gal : }
I am sure it is No Fun at all. My Sister had Hers done at Charlottesville last month.
I hope today is a better day for You and you get to go home and have some real food....

Feel Better

Tell Jason I didn't get to 45 yet, but close, lol It became a bit nerve racking.

Carrie said...

Ugh! I am having flashbacks to my first sinus surgery.

Hope you get some sleep and get to go home soon-- there is no place like home!!

Heidi said...

Ahhh the mustache dressing, gotta love it! Hey, at least your hair looks great!

Aspiemom said...

Wow, you even look beautiful with the nose bandage! I'm envious...well, about the looks, but not the surgery and pain!

You really do look beautiful!

Glad you could talk with Casey