Before surgery, I could only open my mouth 9 millimeters. That's less than this:
Yes, really. It made eating very difficult. However, two surgeries later, I can open my mouth as much as the "average woman" which is 35-40 millimeters. I can stretch to 36 whole millimeters, haha! That's like this:
While I still have a few more weeks of "recovery" (meaning, TMI, I have a big whole where the tooth used to be), I officially have pulling my wisdom teeth behind me!
This last tooth was a doozy, cause the tooth pain alone was worse than the others, but also the muscle was sore and the vicoden made me sick (side note: sorry for the week of weird Facebook updates, I'm blaming it on the drugs).
Now ... on the bigger and better things! ... Like the dentist.