I've only had my GB out, but it was really no big deal for me. Was done urgently— like, dx'd it one day, scheduled for the next, but it was same-day-surgery for me. If you're "lucky" they can use the same incisions as your appy surg, so don't end up with even more scars... so there's that. Good luck! » 1/10/14 8:50pm 1/10/14 8:50pm

Agreed. My medical school had loads of orthodox men, and only one was an asshole about it, who would lobby to not have to interact with women in small groups, to have non-female cadaver, and lecture women regularly (from a distance!!) about how handshakes were measurably longer between members of the opposite sex and… » 1/10/14 11:49am 1/10/14 11:49am