I may have shared in past posts, my huge fear of bugs. Eating bugs is not ideal for someone who is 'scared' of bugs. I don't even eat the tentacles of calamari because it looks like a spider.
I know we eat a few spiders a year and maybe inhale gnats while running outside...but somehow this seems different, even though I didn't do it intentionally.
But the fault is my own. I didn't wash my blackberries I only rinsed them quickly under water. Is there a difference between rinsing and washing fruit? Would rinsing longer make a difference anyway? I put a handful in a container for work. I popped open the container, and popped a blackberry into my mouth as I worked. Then I ate another. For some reason, I looked down and I noticed that something was moving. It was tiny, probably smaller or the same size as the little 'hair' that sticks out of the blackberry. I saw it move. Then I saw another. And another.
I only had 4 left. I had about 6...and the last two days I ate a pint (granted today's was from a different pint container). I can't imagine how many little bugs I ate, it was kinda infested.
So, I drank about 30 ounces of water really fast....you know, in case my teeth didn't crush the bugs when I was chewing and in case my stomach acid didn't kill them, I was trying to drown them.