New Blog Theme, TMJ, and Being Silly for Halloween!

Hi everyone! First off, I want to say that I changed the theme (appearance) of my blog slightly. I don’t know if you all will notice or not, especially if you read most of my posts on WordPress’s reader function, but for those who actually visit my blog address, I hope you like the changes. I thought it was a bit more visually appealing, especially for sharing art and poetry, which I like to do.

Yesterday was the first day since my wisdom tooth surgery I was able to get out and have some fun. We didn’t do anything major, just went out to eat (still having to eat soft foods, so we opted for pasta), and did some Halloween shopping at Goodwill, where I decided to try on a couple “spooky” accessories:

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It was fun just playing around and being goofy after being sick at home for so long. The surgery pain is much better, although I’m pretty sure that this whole ordeal has brought on a flare-up of TMJ (a jaw joint disorder), which I have had issues with in the past. It still hurts to open my mouth very wide, talk much, chew anything, or smile big.

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13 thoughts on “New Blog Theme, TMJ, and Being Silly for Halloween!

  1. The new page has a very clean look. I like it. One of our daughters recently has complete jaw reconstruction surgery and has been wired shut for six weeks. The wires come off Wednesday. We feel your pain.

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      1. She’s done well. A few complications, but she’s in medical school and is using the setbacks as a teaching moment to be a better caregiver. She ended up needing a chest tube and then needing to get a feeding tube replaced, so she took the scenic route and endured a bunch of extra pain. Alls well that ends well.

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