Jun. 24th, 2017

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I got stung by something yesterday while I was mowing my back yard; right through my long pants. 
I now have a huge, red welt on the outside of my right thigh, a bit more than halfway up. I just got back from the doctor's office. I'm supposed to keep it iced and take prescription-strength Benadryl. (Which means I have to go get the prescription later.)
I didn't see what stung me, but I was mowing clover with honey bees, bumble bees and wasps around. It didn't hurt as much at first a last year's yellow jacket stings, but has since become much worse. I'm actually limping. 

Looks like I'm missing Saturday night gaming, again...

stickmaker: (Steamboat Abdominal Snowman)
Okay, for my nasty insect sting the Nurse Practitioner I saw this morning wanted me to take Benadryl, but twice the usual 25mg dose. I already had some of that, but she wrote a prescription for the 50mg version. However, the pharmacy I use didn't have any of that, so they gave me twice as much of the 25mg. However, since that's non-prescription strength, my health insurance wouldn't cover it. So I wound up paying full price for something I already had plenty of at home, just in a prescription bottle. :-(

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