It doesn't look that bad now. I cooled it off and sprayed lidocaine on it, which killed the pain instantly. Phew, I didn't know that stuff worked that well. If you look in the middle of the red splotch, you may be able to notice the dead skin bubble. If you can't see it, here's a better look a couple hours later:
That is a good size blister. By now this thing doesn't really hurt at all, unless I get it near a heat source. I'm cooking stuff all the time, so yeah, it still hurt for a bit.
Now I've been working and cooking for a while and the blister gets scraped against my shirt and opens, so I do what moms tell us not to do, I picked at it:
I'll keep it clean, no problems. Maybe I'll put some peroxide on it later to help keep it sterile. It definitely looks worse than it feels. I'll be okay.