Let’s see, what else is new…oh! I woke up last Thursday thinking about something Jen Fulweiler said prior to her clot-filter-placing surgery a few weeks ago (that would leave her with a scar): “Oh, you say you’re a Camp Patton fan? Do you have a matching scar on your neck? Yeah. I didn’t think so.”
I decided that, really, I should just go ahead and get it done.
Ok, really, I woke up that day and noticed one of the moles on my neck had become much darker and sort of irregularly shaped (seemingly) overnight. I called my doctor’s office and said “hey, this is probably nothing, but can someone take a look?” They responded there was an opening in an hour and a half and would that work? So I fed the kids lunch then loaded them up.
The doctor studied it for a minute or so, then said “Yeah, probably nothing, but lay back and turn your head to the side so I can lop it off and send it to pathology.”
(That may not be a direct quote.)
My kids ran around the room and pestered the nurse while the doctor sliced into my neck and put in three cool stitches. I thought about asking if he could throw in a Harry Potter scar while he was at it, but decided to think on that one some more.
Lab results will be back sometime this week, but seriously, I’m not worried. I do have a lot of freaking moles, though, so I hope I don’t systematically have to get them all sliced off throughout my life. That’s a lot of procedures.