The Skin I'm In

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© John Linton
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Taken a few days after I had 4 and a half hours of Mohs surgery to remove some Basal-cell carcinoma on my nose.

iMac iSight camera taken with Photo Booth

Ribbet resize and selective color effect

4 April 2012

36 responses

  • dp *

    dp * said (9 Jan 2014):

    Acceptance and release, that is my motto with Toy Camera images same applies to life IMHO. Cool entry.

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (9 Jan 2014):

    I hope you feel better..

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (9 Jan 2014):

    Great photo!! Healing prayers for u John.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (9 Jan 2014):

    Glad that's the skin you WERE in....thank goodness the surgery was successful and you no longer have to worry about the carcinoma.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (9 Jan 2014):

    Glad you caught this in time John. Theme perfect shot.

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (9 Jan 2014):

    many wishes John, and a prayer

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (9 Jan 2014):

    Oh yikes....That had to be painful but glad you caught it in time......Perfect however for the theme.

  • ROCIO GUILLEN

    ROCIO GUILLEN gave props (9 Jan 2014):

    Perfect for the theme, John! I'm glad you are OK now.

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (9 Jan 2014):

    So glad you took care of yourself, John

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (9 Jan 2014):

    Glad you had it removed, all is good I am sure, great entry !

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (9 Jan 2014):

    YIKES~ Did they use a jackhammer? Hope you are healed soon!

  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper said (9 Jan 2014):

    In 2000 I had a basal cell tumor removed from my left cheek just to the side of my nose about half way up. He took about a teaspoon of flesh then separated the edge layers about 1" in with a metal tool so he could pull the edges together to suture. I was awake. When he got to the area over my nose the room started spinnin'. Looking at your wound, I have no idea how they were able to take enough tissue to clear the margins. The doc said that the tumor was from sun damage 30-40 years earlier. Time to pay the piper. Great entry.

  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (9 Jan 2014):

    I thought you had taken up prize fighting.

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz gave props (9 Jan 2014):

    John, as I said on FB a little whiles ago -- get well soon.

  • Bruce Wendler

    Bruce Wendler gave props (9 Jan 2014):

    Hey, hope they got it all. You could always move to Seattle to get out of the sun

  • Bert Happel

    Bert Happel gave props (9 Jan 2014):

    Keep healing. Rockin the I'm Accepting my Self theme by example to others!.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (9 Jan 2014):

    2012. i'm hoping you're all healed up by now. perfect entry for this theme.

  • Satwinder Singh

    Satwinder Singh gave props (10 Jan 2014):

    Fabulous shot!!! Congratulations, John!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (10 Jan 2014):

    Very welldone!!!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (10 Jan 2014):

    Great you had it removed. We all have skin cancers too. This is great work!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (10 Jan 2014):

    A great shot and an inspiration to us all, John! Keep on being well! Super entry for the theme.

  • Barbara Kurth

    Barbara Kurth said (10 Jan 2014):

    Oh Wow ! Glad you caught that in time ! Great entry...

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (10 Jan 2014):

    I had the same thing and it all turned out fine and i am sure you will have the same results

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (11 Jan 2014):

    Thankful it was caught in time. Wishing you a speedy recovery.

  • Frank Summers

    Frank Summers   gave props (11 Jan 2014):

    Hope you are OK, heal quickly.

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (12 Jan 2014):

    Can't be too careful, especially on such a handsome guy !

  • Tom Piorkowski

    Tom Piorkowski (Deleted) gave props (12 Jan 2014):

    Wishes for a speedy recovery

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (13 Jan 2014):

    Looks like skin cancer.

  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson (Deleted) gave props (31 May 2014):

    This a gutsy entry, my friend. All the best to you.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (23 Mar 2016):

    Great capture, it looks very painful! I voted!

  • Frank Summers

    Frank Summers   gave props (23 Mar 2016):

    Great for the theme! GMV

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (23 Mar 2016):

    Back to vote!!!...

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (29 Mar 2016):

    yeah! voted!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (4 Apr 2016):

    BTV!!!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (5 Apr 2016):

    BTV

  • MªTeresa Barreda Royo

    MªTeresa Barreda Royo gave props (7 Apr 2016):

    My vote !!!

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