I Have Seen A Black Widow Spider

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 83 People

    Rough Morning

     Many years ago I woke up hungover on a hot Summer's afternoon after a wild all-nighter party the night before. I felt like absolute crap! Very slowly my very red glazed eyes slowly opened only to see a Black Widow just inches away on my pillow. My room mate had a...
    zillaron zillaron
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 11, 2010

    They Loved My Garage And My Car

    when i was a kid, i always wanted to know what their like. i never ever saw one until years later when i decided to buy my dads car in the garage. it has been sitting there for years and the car was covered in webs and dust. when i moved the car out for the first time in years i...
    jonnyronny jonnyronny
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Feb 3, 2010

    Ugh!!!! Creeperz!!!!

    it was ugly n horrible i killd it n ran lol ugh!!!!
    fireburninbad fireburninbad
    18-21, F
    Jan 11, 2010

    "wendy" ^_^

    last year we had a batch of black widow spiders hatch in our school. the janitors took care of most of them, but once in a while one or two were spotted. one day i saw one on the ground and everyone ran for a chair. i caught him in my notecard box and let him outside ^_^ i call...
    JJJeWWWy JJJeWWWy
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2010

    Every Where

    Every where you look, here, you see them. And they get huge.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 27, 2010

    Redbacks

    Our version of this spider is the icon for this group - black with a red stripe. It is a potentially dangerous spider endemic to Australia. Redbacks are considered one of the most dangerous spiders in Australia. The Redback spider has a neurotoxic venom which is toxic to humans...
    Becnme Becnme
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2011

    i have been bitten by one.

    She got me good too and paid with her life. One night I was wheeling one of my motorcycles back into a fenced yard, rubbed up against the stone fence post, it hopped on the back of my arm and bit me, I could feel the poison being injected it burned like acid. I couldn't stop...
    1niceguy4u 1niceguy4u
    51-55, M
    Oct 7, 2015

    I Saved A Bottle Full Of Of Them...

    I used to have a landscaping business, and I came across Black Widow spiders quite often. One day I found one that was as big as a marble, so I caught it in a drink bottle and took it home to show my kids. I put it in a glass jar full of alcohol to preserve it. Over time, I...
    AlternateSource AlternateSource
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Feb 2, 2010
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