Sunday, June 14, 2009

I might have "runner's toe"

Which means I'm on a one-way street to having no right big toenail. It's now hanging by a thread. This was the grossest thing I'd ever experienced until reading the following on a podiatry site:

"The avulsion technique was performed by simple hemostat blunt dissection under the nail using a ‘coke-bottle’ technique. "

Apparently this is what I have to look forward to if I have to have my toenail removed. Words simply cannot express the level of nasty that the phrase "coke-bottle technique" calls to mind.

Oh, and so you can have nightmares forever, here is an internet toe that bears striking resemblance to mine:

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