Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Five Degrees of Agony

The progression of pain associated with a deep second degree burn:

1. "Please, please, just get me a cigarette." - Severe burning sensation, lasts a couple of hours

2. "Hey, this ain't so bad." - Late first day.

3. "It's hardly buggin' me at all." - Day two, into day three

4. "I feel good enough for some alone time with the Missus." - Day three, night

5. "Oh my God, this is excruciating." - Day four

I have a sinking feeling number five is going to be around a while (boiling ramen - spill - ankle - to gross too show online).

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