The blood naturally runs cold when you hear the “c” word, but when it comes to skin cancers 95% of the time it’s not a huge issue, and certainly not what anyone would call a threatening one. But the thing I’m dealing with — basel cell carcinoma with a little hint of squamous cell carcinoma — will involve a little down time on 12.4 so I may as well come clean and talk about what a careless, oblivious asshole I’ve been and how I got myself into this mess.

Well, not a “mess” but, you know, a kind of pain-in-the-ass situation.

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