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No Boofest for Me

Postby taz3 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:34 pm

I was able to attend the later part of one a few years ago and my wife and I had a great time meeting the members who were there. As some know I'm involved in racing and it takes up my weekends through the summer, so this year I made arrangements to be free for Boofest.
In December I was having a bump on my nose looked at and got passed from doctor to doctor, well I finally found one to work on me in June. The doctor suggested I have a biopsy done first, just incase and to be safe. Well I'm glad he did, as I came to learn it is cancer, I had surgery last week to remove it, which went well. Unfortunately I won't be able to attend Boofest this year for obvious reasons and still need to go back for my follow up. It is a benign tumor and was caught fairly early, so it's not that bad and I'm thankful.

Have one for me and enjoy the festivities!!
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Re: No Boofest for Me

Postby paulaboutform » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:27 pm

What a shame but thank goodness you're okay. Speedy recovery. :D

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Re: No Boofest for Me

Postby IronNoggin » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:45 pm

Woosh! Bit of a scare there alright! :shock:
Hope you see a complete & swift recovery!!

As for BooFest, as soon as I saw the rules posted regarding no booze, and no guns, I simply knew I wouldn't be makin' it... :lol:

























In reality, what with staring down yet another eyeball surgery, and the shindig being all the way across the entire country, simply ain't in the cards. Hoping some year... :wink:

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Re: No Boofest for Me

Postby amythntr » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:56 pm

taz3 wrote:I was able to attend the later part of one a few years ago and my wife and I had a great time meeting the members who were there. As some know I'm involved in racing and it takes up my weekends through the summer, so this year I made arrangements to be free for Boofest.
In December I was having a bump on my nose looked at and got passed from doctor to doctor, well I finally found one to work on me in June. The doctor suggested I have a biopsy done first, just incase and to be safe. Well I'm glad he did, as I came to learn it is cancer, I had surgery last week to remove it, which went well. Unfortunately I won't be able to attend Boofest this year for obvious reasons and still need to go back for my follow up. It is a benign tumor and was caught fairly early, so it's not that bad and I'm thankful.

Have one for me and enjoy the festivities!!


....scary for sure....have that "thang" taken cared of and healed....just have one query, was it benign or cancerous?....you first mentioned cancerous, and later benign; either way it is scary...

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Re: No Boofest for Me

Postby taz3 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:07 pm

amythntr wrote:
taz3 wrote:I was able to attend the later part of one a few years ago and my wife and I had a great time meeting the members who were there. As some know I'm involved in racing and it takes up my weekends through the summer, so this year I made arrangements to be free for Boofest.
In December I was having a bump on my nose looked at and got passed from doctor to doctor, well I finally found one to work on me in June. The doctor suggested I have a biopsy done first, just incase and to be safe. Well I'm glad he did, as I came to learn it is cancer, I had surgery last week to remove it, which went well. Unfortunately I won't be able to attend Boofest this year for obvious reasons and still need to go back for my follow up. It is a benign tumor and was caught fairly early, so it's not that bad and I'm thankful.

Have one for me and enjoy the festivities!!


....scary for sure....have that "thang" taken cared of and healed....just have one query, was it benign or cancerous?....you first mentioned cancerous, and later benign; either way it is scary...

Anthony :)

It is a form of skin cancer, that is dealt with by surgery and or radiation, but is not known to be fatal, but is aggressive. Within 6 months it was the size on a nickel around and a large bump under the skin.

Thank you for all the well wishes folks!
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