hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

RE: OT: Not exactly good news...need advice

Thanks Jim and thanks Judy for the continuing advice. I am less nervous
about the whole thing now, getting used to thinking about it I guess plus
all the comments from people who've been there. Now it's just waiting. And
working out how to pretend being calm on the day of the surgery. 


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of james singer
Sent: Friday, November 11, 2005 3:10 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT: Not exactly good news...need advice

Cyndi, not to worry. I had a large one [maybe 3/8-inch diameter] on my 
nose removed about a dozen years ago. I had it removed by Moh 
surgery--I was awake the whole time--and then taxied across town to 
Georgetown University hospital where the cosmetic surgeon built a new 
nostril from my cheek. For that part, I was under a general anesthetic. 
I felt great the next day, got rid of the bandage within 24 hours and 
was back at work in 2 days. I'm sure your experience will be as 
painless and effortless as mine--it's just worrisome before it happens.

On Nov 9, 2005, at 7:14 PM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSR wrote:

> This is off-topic, sorry, but no one I work with can be helpful so I'm 
> going
> farther afield.
> I got a piece of news that wasn't so great. Apparently I have a basal 
> cell
> carcinoma on my nose and I have to have plastic surgery to get it 
> removed.
> The good news of course is that once it's gone, it's gone; they are 
> very
> common and people get this done all the time. The bad news is that due 
> to
> its size and position they are going to have to move a lot of skin 
> around on
> my face to patch the hole. (I swear this thing is not really that big. 
> I can
> barely see it. But he's the doctor). Two weeks, he says, before I 
> ought to
> appear in public, although I gather actual feeling-bad time is only a 
> couple
> days, and probably a year before the scars are not noticeable.
> I'm such a wimp I don't even like getting my blood pressure taken, let 
> alone
> general anesthesia and surgery! I haven't had anything like this 
> before. I
> was rattled and I couldn't really think of what questions I should be
> asking. I know it's a common operation and they're real blasi about 
> it, but
> you know, I'm nervous. What would you want to know if it were you?
> Cyndi
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.0 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement