day 2195 – walk in clinic

as much as i didn’t want to go back to work after a long weekend, i was less happy to be spending three and a half hours at a walk in clinic waiting for both the doctor and pharmacy. the mosquito bite flared up so bad overnight i didn’t get any sleep. i got up in the middle of the night to apply and reapply the hydrocortisone. when i woke up, my leg was so red and swelled up it no longer looked like a leg. the doctor prescribed the same antibiotics as last time. i guess that’s what i get for not finishing it last time

day 735 – insane irritation

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eight bites on one leg alone after spending half an hour at a park, all of which developed¬†allergic reactions of its own kind. my leg looks swollen and nasty with all the infections hardening and flaring up to 6 centimetres in diameter. one formed into¬†a marble size blister that was not only itching and burning, but disgusting looking. perhaps this just redefined the meaning of swollen ankle. staring at it all night long and couldn’t focus on anything but the irritation, i eventually couldn’t handle it and ended up popping, multiple times