I hope everyone is having a glorious 4th of July week-end. I had an unexpected mishap yesterday morning. I was about to feed Silk her breakfast, and as I opened the stall door, I was attacked by wasps. They stung me on my right hand, which is now so swollen that I am typing this post with my left.
I took Benadryl and some Motrin, but the swelling kept increasing overnight. My hand looks like a small water balloon. Boy, does it hurt! My husband sealed up the door, so the wasps can no longer get to the nest that they made inside it. We went on with our plans and had a dozen people over for a party last night. This morning, I was able to get to a doctor. He gave me some Prednisone and said if I hadn’t come in my hand and arm would have blown up to look like I had a boxing glove for a hand all the way up to my elbow. He warned me that next time I’m bit, I should immediately get to a doctor and get the steroids.
So, I’m going to go ice my poor hand and hope that by tomorrow, the swelling will go down. It really itches too. Now I know how poor Silk has been feeling. All I can think is thst I’m glad they bit me and not her. It’s cheaper than having to get the vet out here.