Well, as of today, I no longer have to go in for regular follow-ups. The only time I need to see the doctor is if I feel there's a problem. Such a relief. And SO much better than annual biopsies. Those were wickedly painful.
As for the scar? Well, it's healing up quite nicely too.
Awkward self-portrait taken about two weeks post-surgery.
And ten months later, trying to ignore Joe in the park this last weekend.