I Am Leaflet

Fat

Today marks 8 weeks since my facial surgery. 8 WEEKS!!!! Time flies when your face is kind of numb!! Speaking of time…did you know there are only 3 months left of this decade?! 😳 Anyhoo, back to this post which is just a quick update. My face is healing well. Really well. A lot of people at work cannot believe it’s only been 8 weeks, or that I even had surgery at all.Read More »

New Face, Who Dis?

Eva Eyes

Well, it’s been 15 days since I had my forehead and scalp peeled away, my skull contoured and fat injected into my cheeks. Where did that time go??! All the swelling and bruising has gone, leaving me to get used to my new face. Considering what I’ve had done, you would think I still look like punched dough. But no. How come?Read More »

Just The Way You Are

Surgical Tools

“You don’t need to change your face, I think you’re beautiful as you are”…”There’s no need to change your body, we still love you”…”You just need to accept yourself, once you do, you’ll be happy.” These are just some of the comments I get from people who learn of my plans for surgery. I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one who gets this kind of “lecture”. Sadly, there are many more of these caring phrases…and, worse still, they can come from those closest to us.Read More »