The Frankenfinger

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Since it’s been just over a year since William nearly severed the end of his right hand middle finger, I thought I would share a happy, healed picture with you all…

The scar on his ring finger is fairly visible. Obviously the nail on the middle finger has some issues, it chooses not to grow in a uniform way… It’s hard to tell in this picture, but the middle finger, ‘goes to the right’, and is not nearly straight at the end. There is not a lot of scarring, probably because the entire end was a hot mess of stitches. Ew. It’s funny to know also, that his frankenfinger is always cold. Occasionally William will put a finger on my back and say, ‘tell me which one is my Frankenfinger’ and it’s aways the coldest. Easy. Creepy.

This is his newest injury.

The stitches are huge – because they weren’t put in by a plastic surgeon, William informed me… he would know!

Aside from this, which at least for me is more entertaining and funny than worrisome, life is good!


2 thoughts on “The Frankenfinger

    GOM in Oklahoma said:
    January 9, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    Get thee to thine local metalsmith and haveth some metal gauntlets made for ye man!

    Kzinti said:
    January 11, 2011 at 11:20 pm

    As one who worked in the sheet metal industry in my early years, seeing these brings floods of horrid images back to my mind. Safety first…

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