This past Friday, I had to undergo an hour long plastic surgery procedure to get rid of a lesion that had formed at the bottom of my left big toe. According to the surgeon, there’s a
“one in a million” chance of it being malignant, but I am still awaiting the biopsy report.
The lesion was circular, but the surgeon mentioned that he would have to take out a square chunk of tissue, followed by performing plastic surgery to compensate for the lost tissue. The incision was a 2cm square and took more than 23 stitches to cover up! I was pretty nervous during the entire ordeal as I had never had surgery before, but I have to say that it wasn’t that bad, except for the excruciating pain once the local anesthesia wore off in the middle of the night.
I have a cast on my leg for the next 2 weeks. Of course, this means that I would be unable to drive to work, or anywhere else, for that matter. Thanks to my superiors at work, I would be able to telecommute/work from home until then.
Amazing how a harmless looking wound turned out to be something so serious….