Monday, June 7, 2010

In(growing) For a Penny, In(growing) For a Pound


In(growing) For a Penny, In(growing) For a Pound

I have been battling a very serious condition the last three weeks. The doctor's diagnosis was that it is an ingrowing toenail, but I'm sure it's something more severe. Like, Ebola. It is so severe, in fact, that I probably need an operation. Yes, that what it is called. Operation. Technically I'll get local anaesthetic and a half-an-inch incision near the nail.
Still, words like 'operation', 'anaesthetic' or 'it's nothing, you'll be fine' makes me think about how fragile we all are and how arbitrary death, or, em, ingrowing toenails can be.

3 comments:

  1. you are lucky you are not a woman...how would you handle giving birth...good luck and let us all know when it's over

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  2. Dear boy, an ingrowing toenail is easy to treat (usually without an operation which you had today). I'll teach you what to do in the future (because it can return) otherwise one is ALWAYS concerned with imminent death in face of such "grave situations". Cheer up , nobody dies from it
    even your Grandmother is not afraid of this situation (mainly because I have it) Love Israel

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