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12 January 2010 @ 05:15 pm
 
Just got back from the Portland Dermatology Clinic. I went in thinking I would just get a consultation and would have to make an appointment for the actual procedure, but as it happens they were having a slow day and offered to do it right then and there. I was surprised to find that the procedure didn't really hurt at all, just felt really... weird. Weird enough that I almost blacked out at one point. But the whole thing was over and done in about 20 minutes.

So the cyst on my neck, the one I carried around for 12 years, is finally gone. I'm hoping it will leave a cool scar. I don't have nearly enough scars.

Afterwards, I strolled over to Skinnidip and procured some frozen yogurt with blueberries as a reward.
 
 
 
God of Thunder and Rock'n'Rollarchmage on January 13th, 2010 01:28 am (UTC)
Huzzah for a cyst-free self!

On the other hand, it's been 12 years. If you'd left it just one more year, you could have saved it and bronzed it like a holy relic, then offered to let people worship at the Cyst-teen Chapel.

I know, I know, that was beyond bad.
Belly: headdeskbellybalt on January 13th, 2010 03:57 am (UTC)
See Icon. :)
sarcastic bubblewrap: pocahantas Viking-stylekrazyfelioness on January 13th, 2010 01:39 am (UTC)
Wow, Frank has me barely able to breath with his comment. lol hehehm... sorry I missed out on pay homage to your cysteen chapel.

WOOOT!! So glad it was fast and easy. I know.. those can feel like they are pulling out your face almost with the pressure depending on how they went about it.
Palace of K: pic#92841071mediter on January 13th, 2010 01:44 am (UTC)
I am sooo envious of your frozen yogurt :P
owner of this corner, and not much moreobsqurity on January 13th, 2010 01:53 am (UTC)
If you want more scars, I highly recommend mountain biking. :-)
dollbunnydollbunny on January 13th, 2010 03:34 am (UTC)
considering the placement, you can always tell people the scar came from a very intense night of making out and that the hickey just was too much to heal away forever.
meisterdorf on January 13th, 2010 03:50 am (UTC)
my daughter had a cyst removed from her scalp. For years she lovingly referred to it as "Bob".
Alana Ashalana_ash on January 13th, 2010 03:57 am (UTC)
And for a few weeks everyone can think you're a neck tattoo hipster!
Bellybellybalt on January 13th, 2010 04:01 am (UTC)
Oooh, jsut think of all the neat stories you can come up with to explain that scar! Knife fights, zombie wars, funny-yet-harrowing tales of daredevil stunts gone awry.....