Friday, June 29, 2007

No post yesterday due to a boo boo.

I was doing lawn work in the yard cutting the grass when I must have stirred up a yellow jackets nest. Didn't know it until I got the first bee sting. OMG! Let me tell you, I've never run so fast in my life. I was stung 6 times, now that I think about it, it's kinda funny, here is this crazy woman running and tearing off hat, gloves, shoes and trying to get her shorts off in the side yard as fast as she can, I get to the back porch, her two teens are like what's wrong? I'm stomping around trying to get the bees off me, crying, both teens are now excited and telling me to calm down, how can I be calm, I've got a bee stinging me! Fast forward to later, bath, alcohol rubs on all bee stings, Benedryl, I'm almost out like a light when my hubby comes home.
He's gonna gas the nest, show me where you stepped on them. I said, just follow the trail of clothes. I wouldn't let the boys get my stuff till later, let the bees calm down.
I slept till 9:15 this morning. Hand and leg are doing better, at least the swelling around the eye is gone. I have decided that I dislike bees!
My plan is to start my Christmas ornament while I wait on my floss and linen to come in. Hope to have a uneventful day.
Continued thanks to all who wished me a Happy Birthday!
Till later,
ps: no pictures today, my boys wanted to take a picture of bee stings, I was like-no way!


Kathy said...

Oh, my what an experience. Glad things worked out and you are OK. My dad is allergic to them. One time he was on the tractor about 1/2 mile away from the house and barely made it home before his eyes swelled shut. Take care of yourself. Relax and stitch all day.

Itching To Stitch said...

So sorry to hear about the bees. Scary! You're right, you were probably a funny sight to anyone passing by though ;)

Cheryl said...

Oh my goodness that sounds awful!! and painful!! Hope today is a better day for you

Anonymous said...

Oooh, poor you, that sounds horrible!! Glad you're feeling better!

Vonna said...

OH MY! So sorry for that terrible event. I had a similar time like that a couple of summers ago, except they got up my shorts and were stinging me on my bum inside my shorts...I kept screaming that bees were stinging me on my bum and my husband took a huge 4 x 6 and smacked and smacked my bum with it! I lost my breath from the beating and the stinging :) LOL!
Take care ok!

Kendra said...

I hate to laugh, because I know it doesn't feel good to get stung, but I have a mental image of you running across the yard, flinging clothes as you go...and I can't help chuckling. :-)

Stinging insects are just not much fun. We have to deal with paper wasps and mud daubers around here...we're constantly having to check crevices and sheltered areas to make sure the little buggers aren't making themselves a home.

stitcherw said...

Oh my how awful. I don't like bees anyway, and having that many around would have been awful even if you hadn't been stung. I hope the swelling continues to go down and you aren't uncomfortable to long.

Julie said...

Oh goodness! My worse fear - getting attacked by a swarm of stinging anythings! I'm glad the care/treatments are working and that you were able to rest well.

tkdchick said...

Oooh you poor thing!