Monday, November 3, 2008

Big Fat Hairy Spider

The big fat hairy spider
Climbed up on my leg
He sunk his teeth into me
And swelled up my foot and leg

I went to the doctor
Who looked and said "OH MY"
We have to cut it off now
Right below the thigh.

I looked at him in horror
I screamed out loud "OH EEK!!!"
Isn't there something else we could do?
And he smiled and said "Let's see"

He gave me these green pills
They were hard to swallow
I will take them for 7 days.
The doctors orders I will follow.

I think I will be ok
I'll let you know tomorrow.
Right now I have to go lay down.
And green pills I have to swallow.

This is a true story....oh except for that part about having to cut off my leg.
My foot is so swollen that when I push on it with my finger a crater stays there forever. The doctor said it was a good thing I came in because a spider bite is nothing to mess around with.
I would show you a picture.....but I don't want to gross you out.

He also gave me an inhaler because I am coughing like the dickens.
Don't worry I will survive...

I would like to give a shout out to Linda....Thanks for the card.....how do you always know when I need a pick em up?
Love ya Barb

4 comments:

Paula said...

Was it Doctor Joyce? Oh no he's dead. isn't he? Seriously I hope your bite heals fast.

ADM DESIGN'S said...

Hope your well very soon

Ally Lifewithally said...

How awful to be bitten by a spider ~ I loved your poem ~ glad they didn't have to cut your leg off :o) ~ hope it gets better soon ~ Ally x

Chrissie said...

That's awful hope your leg gets better soon and glad you went to the doctor.
Take care, Chrissie

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