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Old 09-04-2015, 09:29 PM   #61
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Old 09-04-2015, 10:31 PM   #62
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Next week, maybe. Forecast is possible showers. If my neighbors don't object I may run around naked (with soap).
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Old 09-04-2015, 11:35 PM   #63
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Me, myself? I Can't believe a thread titled "How Often Do You Shower" has over 61 response. Jeez
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Old 09-05-2015, 12:05 AM   #64
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Me, myself? I Can't believe a thread titled "How Often Do You Shower" has over 61 response. Jeez

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As for me its in the morning to wake up every day unless impossible due to travelling.
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Old 09-05-2015, 10:12 AM   #65
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Every single day.

Not only to wash off my dirt/stink, but to wash off the dirt/stink of the person next to me! There are some "funky" people walking around !!
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Old 09-05-2015, 10:25 AM   #66
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I live in the southwest and have very dry skin and scalp although I use lots of good quality lotions and hair products. Not retired yet so I generally shower every workday although I have started to occasionally skip a day if I am just going to be in my office working on the computer. Otherwise I shower every other day when off work. I had always read that it was good for the skin and scalp to skip a day to let the oils replenish. Also that Americans tended to be overly finicky about cleanliness and showered too much.
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Old 09-05-2015, 12:35 PM   #67
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Typically once a day - but there are times it's every other day... Especially if I showered late in the day one day, and don't do anything sweaty the next day...

Always shower after going to the beach and or going on power walks. Not always after going in pools.
Me too. I have heard that leaving bacteria on your skin can be good for you. So I always shower after a bike ride, or other strenuous activity, and I always shower before going out to special events, but I will skip a day here and there, including not shaving.

It was never that way when I w*rked so I consider a benefit of retirement. Plus DW has a super sensitive nose, so she always tells me if I am too earthy.
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Old 09-05-2015, 01:53 PM   #68
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2 to 3 a day. Already had 2 today, 1 when I got up and 1 after taking down a tree.
One of my sisters will skip days. She thinks she doesn't smell because she's not doing anything strenuous but she does. I've told her she smells but she doesn't believe me cause I'm the only one telling her. Other sisters tell me she smells but won't tell her.
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Old 09-05-2015, 02:26 PM   #69
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Wow, and I thought talking about money and net worth was such a private thing!

Well, what do I know, I'm just the new guy, ER'd only 6 months.
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Old 09-05-2015, 02:44 PM   #70
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Wow, and I thought talking about money and net worth was such a private thing!
Wait up....the "How often do you pick your nose?" Poll is coming up soon.
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Old 09-05-2015, 02:55 PM   #71
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I am finding that a daily sponge bath (PTA method ) is sufficient for no-smell hygiene. My hair and skin are benefitting from getting away from the daily head to toe regimen.

Mr B hasn't complained, so it's all good.


Great thread BTW.
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Old 09-05-2015, 03:03 PM   #72
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About every 12 hours... It is hot and humid here in NTX...
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Old 09-05-2015, 04:19 PM   #73
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Wait up....the "How often do you pick your nose?" Poll is coming up soon.
I was going to do one on clipping your toe nails.
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I was going to do one on clipping your toe nails.

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A minimum of once a day but sometimes twice a day. I can't sleep at night if I am sticky. I wear a fresh nightgown or p.j.'s daily, too. Good thing I have a pile of them although some of them are practically rags.
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Old 09-05-2015, 06:33 PM   #76
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Next week, maybe. Forecast is possible showers. If my neighbors don't object I may run around naked (with soap).
Nothing to see here. Keep movin' along.
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Old 09-05-2015, 07:13 PM   #77
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Old 09-05-2015, 07:34 PM   #78
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Old 09-06-2015, 05:54 AM   #79
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Me too. I have heard that leaving bacteria on your skin can be good for you.
This is what got me curious enough to wonder if I was alone in feeling the need to shower every day. I've recently read this too.

There's a company out there that's trying to sell the idea of spraying us down with bacteria instead of soap.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/25/ma...xperiment.html

If it wasn't $50-per-month-per-person, I'd be tempted to try it just to see how I felt about adding a colony of bacteria to my skin on purpose.
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