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sgerrard

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Re: facial paralysis
« Reply #15 on: February 08, 2009, 12:56:02 pm »
I will be the one to face the crowd!  My theory is that I am doing the best I can & the rest of the world can just deal with it!!

See what I mean? When we have that softball game, Kaybo is not only going to be on my team, she will be the captain8)

Hannah, I just want to say that you look good in that Christmas picture by your name. It took me a second to figure out that it is summer in Australia at Christmas. I would not have guessed that you had full facial paralysis - I would have said you have a quirky smile. It may not be perfect, but your surgery results look good, I would not worry about it now. And welcome back to the forum, too.

Steve
8 mm left AN June 2007,  CK at Stanford Sept 2007.
Hearing lasted a while, but left side is deaf now.
Right side is weak too. Life is quiet.

Patti

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Re: facial paralysis
« Reply #16 on: February 08, 2009, 06:30:59 pm »
han nah-i, too, just joined facebook and got in touch with alot of old friends.  it caused me to think of how i was always known for my big smile-dimples and all!  it's not the same anymore, but my husband still thinks i am beautiful (unless he's a good liar!) and i have good family and friends and a good life.  that's alot to be happy about but i miss my smile.  patti
ps-i still can't figure out how to post a picture!
4 cm AN removed 12/2000
subsequent brain swelling
removal of part of cerebellum
face, scalp,tongue numbness and partial paralysis
no corneal sensation and no tears-frequent eye issues
cognitive issues
Regrowth (3.1 x ..86 cm) treated by SRS on November 6, 2015

lori67

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Re: facial paralysis
« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2009, 12:55:42 pm »
Kay,

Did we mention that the one to face the crowd picks up the tab too?   ;D

Lori
Right 3cm AN diagnosed 1/2007.  Translab resection 2/20/07 by Dr. David Kaylie and Dr. Karl Hampf at Baptist Hospital in Nashville.  R side deafness, facial nerve paralysis.  Tarsorraphy and tear duct cauterization 5/2007.  BAHA implant 11/8/07. 7-12 nerve jump 9/26/08.

Kaybo

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Re: facial paralysis
« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2009, 01:03:02 pm »
Lori~
If that is what it takes to get everybody out & about after AN surgery, then I will do it!!  Facial paralysis STINKS, but it is not the end of the world!!  ;D  That is my story and I am sticking to it!!

K
Translab 12/95@Houston Methodist(Baylor College of Medicine)for "HUGE" tumor-no size specified
25 yrs then-14 hour surgery-stroke
12/7 Graft 1/97
Gold Weight x 5
SSD
Facial Paralysis-R(no movement or feelings in face,mouth,eye)
T3-3/08
Great life!

lori67

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Re: facial paralysis
« Reply #19 on: February 09, 2009, 01:06:30 pm »
Nah, it's just me being cheap!   :D

Lori
Right 3cm AN diagnosed 1/2007.  Translab resection 2/20/07 by Dr. David Kaylie and Dr. Karl Hampf at Baptist Hospital in Nashville.  R side deafness, facial nerve paralysis.  Tarsorraphy and tear duct cauterization 5/2007.  BAHA implant 11/8/07. 7-12 nerve jump 9/26/08.

Kaybo

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Re: facial paralysis
« Reply #20 on: February 09, 2009, 01:07:31 pm »
I'm not worried about you - but if I ever do get to do lunch with you, I WILL buy!!  ;D

K
Translab 12/95@Houston Methodist(Baylor College of Medicine)for "HUGE" tumor-no size specified
25 yrs then-14 hour surgery-stroke
12/7 Graft 1/97
Gold Weight x 5
SSD
Facial Paralysis-R(no movement or feelings in face,mouth,eye)
T3-3/08
Great life!

lori67

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Re: facial paralysis
« Reply #21 on: February 09, 2009, 08:15:45 pm »
Deal!  I'll bring the straws and the napkins!

Lori
Right 3cm AN diagnosed 1/2007.  Translab resection 2/20/07 by Dr. David Kaylie and Dr. Karl Hampf at Baptist Hospital in Nashville.  R side deafness, facial nerve paralysis.  Tarsorraphy and tear duct cauterization 5/2007.  BAHA implant 11/8/07. 7-12 nerve jump 9/26/08.

 


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