I don't know when it happened. Maybe I was born with it that way or maybe it was when I was a kid playing baseball and took a ball to the face.
It could have been worse.
Well I had surgery, septoplasty, on Tuesday 1/5/10. I got the splints taken out yesterday. The recovery was pretty easy. I have heard a lot of horror stories on recover from this surgery but mine was pretty easy. I felt like I had a cold for a week. I feel right now like I am getting over a cold. My nose is still sore and the area around it is a little tender. I am no longer restricted on doing anything although I am going to have to take another shift off because the doctor doesn't want me to have to wear a mask for another few days.
I am really looking forward to be able to have a conversation while on the bike, or eat a powerbar while riding. These are tasks that have always been hard because I couldn't breathe through my nose. My wife is hoping that after the swelling is completely gone (another 3 weeks) that my nose will be smaller...i doubt it.