July 8 2019

By: Jackie Hook
Monday, July 8, 2019

Continuing with my story of Life goes on, how do you?...  After our daughter’s graduation, I returned to the surgeon, who cut a flap of skin from my cheek and grafted it to my nose while keeping one side of the flap connected to my cheek for blood flow. I went home with my nose and the left side of my face completely covered in bandages, and cleaned the area daily for a few more weeks. After it was clear blood flow had started to my nose, the next surgery separated the flap from my cheek and nose. I then returned to the surgeon after those incisions healed and she removed the bandages and the remaining stitches. After determining that my healing was going well, the surgeon looked at me and said, “You’re good to go!” To be continued next week

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