[post_page_title]Finding other ways[/post_page_title]
However, this wasn’t the only way her life was disrupted. Because she could not use her jaw for a whole month after the surgery, she could also not talk to her friends or family. Instead, she had to find other ways to communicate with those around her, and had to carry around a notepad with her at all times. If she wanted to talk to her mom or dad, she would have to write down everything she wanted to say on the notepad and listen to their answers.