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Now That’s a Bug Bite!

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This is why I hate them!

I apologize for the poor quality of this picture, but you are probably thankful you CAN’T see it very well.

I took this picture in the mirror after I realized how huge this bite had become. I had a total of about 5 of them that got this swollen – thankfully none were on my face!

Kinda gross, I’ll admit, but this is what happens when the black flies bite me. Not every bite does this, only certain ones – maybe the bugs with the really big teeth…

I suppose I am allergic to them, but I don’t have any trouble with other types of bug bites.

Black fly season is over — yipppeeee — and I can go outside again without fear of becoming deformed.

THIS IS NOTHING – check out the one from THIS year (2012)

5 Comments leave one →
  1. 06/05/2010 2:02 pm

    That’s not a “bug bite.” That’s a schwartzenbugger.

  2. 06/05/2010 2:21 pm

    I’m glad they’re gone up north, but could you send them somewhere else? I was chased by them all weekend, and they’re impossible to whack! Sneaky little buggers, always biting where you can’t see, too. Glad i don’t swell up like you, wow!

  3. Carmen permalink
    05/27/2011 10:52 pm

    I wish I had the pics of mine online cause I have 3 that look like that!! They itch, burn and HURT!!! Got mine cutting the grass šŸ˜¦

  4. shylah akridge permalink
    08/27/2012 7:13 pm

    was it hot to the touch? i have one that is šŸ˜¦

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