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Dry Skin
My sweetie and I have often joked about my being lizard-like, because I am cold-blooded. This has evolved into silly comments about my lizard claws and scales. Well this evening after my shower, I noticed that my toe was feeling ultra dry.

I pulled out a bottle of lotion, plunked my foot onto the bathroom counter, and put some on the dry toe. Upon closer inspection though, I realized that the whole darn foot was much too dry -- my skin was thick, scaly, and cracked. My gosh, winter has lasted too long, and now I really do have lizard claws!

I slathered my poor feet in lotion, but I don't know how long it will last. Spring can't come soon enough.
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From: writerwench Date: April 5th, 2011 11:22 am (UTC) (Link)
The latest fashion is to have small fish nibble the dead skin off your feet, leaving them baby-soft and smooth. I think I'd be far too ticklish for that!

Have you tried slathering heavy lotion onto your feet just before bed, and wearing socks to protect them during the night? I do that sometimes.
renniekins From: renniekins Date: April 10th, 2011 07:31 pm (UTC) (Link)
Heh... actually both of those options sound pretty disgusting! I like the pedicure idea below better. :D
tammylc From: tammylc Date: April 5th, 2011 11:27 am (UTC) (Link)
Sounds like you need a pedicure! Treat your footsies to some love.
renniekins From: renniekins Date: April 10th, 2011 07:48 pm (UTC) (Link)
I agree!!
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