Wrapping up


Well, as my 164 interferon treatments come to a close (that’s one year), I feel like I’m making a transition back to the “normal” world.

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Time heals all – the Wide Local Excision and Graft

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A week is a long time.  My foot started swelling and I couldn’t figure out why I was having so much neuropathic pain (pins & needles with any position).  I was taking pain killers to take off the edge, but it wouldn’t take it away.

Warning: this post contains graphic post-surgery images.

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More than I bargained for – the Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy and Wide Local Excision

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My last hike pre-surgery

It’s February 2014.  In retrospect, I am sooooo glad I postponed this procedure until after Hawaii, which was awesome, by the way.

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