Awhile back I had a flesh wound that required over two feet of
stitches! What I did not count on was the massive swelling!
I went golfing a few days after being sewn-up, and I popped out about
four inches, leaving a gaping hole in me, revealing my abdominal wall!
Here we see the stitches glistening in the wound, pulled-up as tight
as banjo strings:
It’s not the stitches that pop, it's the meat. The stitching line is
a heavy 60 pound test fishing line, and the stitches held fine. Here, I
had to have the swelling fluids removed with a giant horse needle.
Here is a video of the whole process for your enjoyment. Janet picked
the background music herself and she did a great job! (WARNING: DO NOT
view this video while eating).
Below, you can see the process of the gaping wound healing:
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