“‘Wow!’ I remembered thinking,” the 29-year-old Boynton Beach man said Wednesday. “‘This hurts like hell, but that’s a cool-looking snake.'”
Toogood said that despite pain that felt “like someone driving a nail through my toe and pounding on my foot at the same time,” he stayed calm enough to pull his smartphone from his pocket and snap a picture of the reptile.”
This snake bite, unlike that other famous snake bite, hurt the first time round.
What was different? What made this bite hurt?
Snake bites that hurt, and those that don’t can be powerful metaphors to Explain Pain. Get along to a noigroup course to get up to date while you get your think on, with more nifty narratives and neuroscience nuggets than you can poke a stick at (that is just a stick right? It’s not a snake…)