Monday, October 26, 2020

Face Lift - Week 3 PO

I'm feeling really good today, three weeks after my surgery. I'm still dealing with the ups and downs of swelling. Yesterday was an up, today is a down and I woke up swollen. However, that is all a part of the process and I took update photos anyway! I'm definitely still wearing the chin strap while sleeping and then again during the day if my chin is feeling "tired" and in need of some support. I've put on makeup several times and headed out to run errands or do some shopping. I can't turn my head very well, so I'm very careful when driving and using my mirrors a LOT, but I still feel very comfortable driving now. This was me on Saturday at Christopher & Banks ... the saleslady wanted a "twinning" picture for their Facebook page. I loved that I HAVE NO DOUBLE CHIN in this photo - woo-hoo!!!


Here are today's update photos:

I love that I have a neck in this photo!! I'm trying to decide what to do with my hair though - lol! I grew out my hair so that I could cover areas after surgery, but it doesn't have much style. I do love being able to put in in a ponytail to get it out of my face. I won't be able to do that if I cut it shorter. I'll figure it out eventually.


Left side still swollen and bruised, but getting better!


Right side, looking good but still some bruising


You can see the neck swelling in this photo. My scar is healing nicely.


Swelling under my chin has improved from last week!


Comparison photo: Pre-op vs 3 weeks po.
I'm looking so much better, refreshed and no saggy neck.
You can see the puffiness in my cheeks still.


Today vs last week. 
I can see that the left side puffiness has gone down under my chin.


Back next week for my 1 month update!

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