Things I am not allergic to.

July 19, 2009 at 3:27 pm (chronic conditions, garden) (, , )

Bees.

I was stung today for the fist time since I was 12. I was walking to the back yard and a bee ran into my hand. It stung me, then bounced up and landed on my upper arm. It stung me again. I forgot how much it hurts to get stung. I know I used different language than I did the last time I was stung.

EDIT: That was not a bee. It was a Wasp. and part of big nest. Right where we were removing stuff. Plans change. If you ever use one of those attractor traps. fix it inside. Really.

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10 Comments

  1. jb said,

    Glad you are not allergic to them. Neither am I, or at least I wasn’t when I was younger (I can’t tell you the number of times I was stung while working at the Burr Farm).

  2. Bonnie said,

    So stay out of their way and they won’t sting you. I think a wasp sting hunts worst then a bee and will itch for days.

  3. egb63 said,

    Can’t stay out of the ay. They are nesting neat the spigot for the hose and under a plant that is going . Plus I can’t get into the side yard ithj the wheel barrow. They gotta go. we tried killing them last night , but thye are not dead yet.

  4. egb63 said,

    looks like not allergic is an exageration. It is just a localized response….

    grr.

  5. Bonnie said,

    Why do I feel guilty when you guys come up with another allergy.

    SORRRRY…………….

  6. egb63 said,

    ehh benadryl helps . Mostly it is annoying. At least I have a legit reson to complain

  7. jb said,

    Icing it will help the itch too.

  8. egb63 said,

    I lived with ice up and down my arm for 3 days

    fun

  9. Bonnie said,

    Whine, whine, wine?

  10. egb63 said,

    wine, wine, wine is better

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