We caught a bit of a break weatherwise up here in the Northeast today. It’s October and we hit a high in the high 70s! (I know this is not big news to those of you who have nice weather year-round but I have to take what I can get!) Anyways, I thought it was time for a t-shirt and shorts and a nice walk through the park with a friend. We stopped down to sit down at a bench under the trees and 30 minutes later… yes, we both had that feeling that we’d been bitten. Shucks. Turns out that the mosquitos are still out and about.
Now, if I weren’t so gung-ho about making a point of wearing a t-shirt and shorts in October in Boston, I would have worn a long sleeved shirt and pants to cover up exposed skin. Sitting in the shady area underneath of the trees and by the grass probably didn’t help either. I don’t normally carry bug spray either, but some DEET containing bug repellant would have been helpful.
We’ll see where exactly these bug bites crop up over the next day or so… I’ll be juggling between cold compresses, Sarna and trying not to scratch the heck out of the bites!
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