A couple weeks ago I went to the dermatologist. At my annual wellness check-up earlier this year my doctor suggested that maybe I should since I sort of LOVE the sun!!!
Hmm…I told him I would schedule it on my way out. NOPE – he was planning to do the biopsies right then. NICE!!!
However, last week the nurse called me and apparently one of the spots on my arm is skin cancer (the other 2 are pre-cancerous spots).
Now they want to dig into my arm. The nurse said that I would have stitches for 2 weeks and not be able to lift anything (weights, chairs at the venue, laundry baskets…..) for those 2 weeks plus a week after.
I said, “OK, I will just run more.”
She said I couldn’t run either or do anything that would cause me to sweat.
So I told her – NO THANK YOU!!!
Her response was to just eat less for a few weeks – clearly she doesn’t know that it isn’t about eating it is about needing to sweat pretty much every day!!!
Then I made the mistake of googling skin cancer images – YUCK!!!
I’m going to spare you all of the nasty horrible pictures.
Our plan has been to retire to the beach in a few years (hopefully less than 10!!!) – I hope this plan doesn’t have to change!!!
Do you go to the dermatologist regularly?
I guess I will be from this point on:(
BTW – I’m going to suck it up and let them dig in my arm but I still plan to figure out ways to workout during that time!!!