“X” Doesn’t Mark the Spot


It’s evening and I’m home. The biopsy was rather painless. The anesthesia worked well. I remember talking to Tammy while on the CT table and the next thing I know I’m in the recovery room an hour later. I had an omelet and they sent me home.

 

Dr. Goldich did the procedure, removing a piece of tumor the size of a quarter of a toothpick. He reminded me of a young George Carlin. He’s just a few letters away from having the perfect name for his job. If only he were Dr. Gold‘st’ich.

 

As I looked at my stomach after the biopsy, I noticed the “x” where they marked for insertion was an inch below the band aid. I pointed this out to Tammy, who explained that they marked me while I was holding my breath during the scan. Once I was under, I relaxed, hence the change in location. There went my hopes of a malpractice suit. Actually, I’ve been impressed at how personable and professional the medical people who have treated me have been.

 

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One thought on ““X” Doesn’t Mark the Spot

  1. hay bro……..love the blog – i’ve never been on one before. Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family (of which i am a proud member). my prayers nightly are focused on your recovery and total remission. but it would be kind of kicky to see you as a bald man!!!
    you’ve always been an inspiration to me (after i grew up of course:)
    i’m thankful always to God for using you as a vessel in reaching out to me and so many others who were so mis-led from His teachings……….thank you mike. i owe you my life. especially the eternal one
    love you like a sister

    k

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