Pain Delay


My posting was waylaid this week due to scorpion sting. This is the fourth time I’ve been stung, but it’s the first time the spider was large enough to warrant the anti-venom injection. In the past I have waited twenty minutes to see if I’d develop symptoms warranting an injection, but this time the thing was so enormous it obviously a mad dash situation. Fortunately, Felipe was still home with the car.

“First” he said “drink as much water as you can, in case you can’t drink for a day or so.”
“A day or so?” I whined.

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