August 28, 2022 Update
Wow… it has now been about 2 weeks since my surgery… where has the time gone? lol Recovery has been going great! My incisions are almost healed and I have no residual pain! In fact, the doctor had given me some type of painkiller (an opiod) which I have not taken at all. All I have used is heat (from a heating pad) and Advil.
Here’s what they look like now: