What cheered me up:
1) Poured peroxide on the bug bites I scratched the skin off and watched it fiz and sting. I know you didn't want to hear that, but there was something really really satisfying about it.
2) This: http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap011003.html
I think I'll even do the mood thing, I've never done it before, but hell there's no time like the present.