OK, so my last post was somewhat uncharacteristic and resulted in a flurry of behind-the-scenes inquiries from friends and family.
“Is Alan OK?”
“Why is he so upset?”
And so on.
Allow me to clarify: I am OK. I wasn’t upset at my recent appointment because I got “bad” news. Rather, I was upset at the way the appointment went. I was hoping my drain would come out. It didn’t. I was hoping my surgeon would be a bit more helpful in terms of wound care. He wasn’t. That’s all. That’s the sum of it.
One of my friends, upon hearing that I was upset due to my surgeon’s approach to wound care, immediately offered his help and sent the following image to prove he was at the ready: