Thursday, March 10, 2011

Alphabe Thursday - "V" Is For Visit to UCSF Dermatologic Surgery - March 10, 2011


That little mole was always there,
On the right side of my nose,
When it suddenly started bleeding,
Then my concern arose.

I went to see my doctor,
And said I had to see,
A consultant specially trained,
In dermatology.

I diagnosed a cancer,
Basal cell in kind,
 Dr. Cheung agreed,
And so pathology did find.

Referral then was made -
I asked for the very best,
For Mohs micrographic surgery,
UCSF beats all the rest.

So this nurse becomes a patient,
Though I hate to play that role,
But to end up cancer-free,
Is my primary goal.

I thank the dedicated staff,
For all the good they do,
In their committed work of healing,
Folks like me and you.

Carmen Henesy


Copyright (c) Carmen Henesy
March 10, 2011

I am participating in Jenny Matlock's Alphabe Thursday - check out the site and join in the fun!!









18 comments:

  1. All the best to you!

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  2. So fun! Love your poem and hope the healing is over. Be well!

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  3. i can only say
    Brave Heart
    good luck

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  4. That was a great poem and I'm glad you got good care.

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  5. It sounds like you were blessed to be cared for my wonderful doctors and nurses.

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  6. Good luck and good health. Another amazing poem (how do you do it?!?)

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  7. Great poem, and am so glad you got this taken care of.

    =)
    PS. I'm pretty late for Alphabe-Thursday this week, so here's my link:
    Vistas

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  8. Excellent rhyme and stance . being an original story makes it all the better . Awesome!

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  9. Hi Carmen,

    Hope you have a rapid and complete recovery...

    xxoo,,

    RMW

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  10. wishing you a quick recovery! good for you for knowing to seek help immediately!

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  11. Well, your jolly poem put that cancerous mole in its place. Zap, gone. Hope you're recovering well.

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  12. Nice poem! Sorry for the diagnosis; wishing you the best.

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  13. Good you had it looked at and taken care of quickly!

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  14. I had one too on my cheek, fortunately it was discovered in time and I almost have forgotten about it.

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  15. Living in Arizona makes us all very aware of skin cancer. I have my skin checked twice a year!

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  16. Carmen, what a beautiful piece of poetry to express such a worry.

    I'm glad you are seeing the best.

    I have slack offed visiting the dermatologist for a few years. Judie's comment and your wonderfully brave poem remind me that it is time to schedule an appointment.

    Sending a prayer your way.

    A+

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  17. I am reading your posts backwards, but it's great like a mystery. Smiles. I am getting more and more details. Have a great day today, we sprung forward.

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  18. bless you.
    awesome poem.

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