Wowsers. That sounds like an intense job. When I was working/traveling around Oz, those black flies terrorised me. I was always welted up and slathered in vinegar in a vain attempt to stop the itching.
One of the perks of living outside most of the time.
I didn’t have all the other things piled on top… so kudos to you for getting through to tell the tale.
That good ole saying comes to mind, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.
Thanks for being you.