Old Man Hygiene
Jan 11, 2022 at 12:32 pm #3736669Matthew Alan ThyerBPL Member
@feetforbrainsLocale: Pacific North West
I’m turning 50 this year and my body is changing. Sometimes it feels like it’s morphing faster than when I was a kid. The good news is that I have a great deal more grace this time around and I fully recognize that the changes are physiological.
One of my biggest problems is that even a little bit of sweat in a shirt smells gawd awful. This summer I sweated through a t-shirt and then, after I took it off, the smell got on my backpack’s shoulder straps. I’ve tried a bunch of different ideas, but nothing seems to stop it.
Next summer I plan on hiking across Washington state. It’s going to be hot and so I’m searching for ideas. If you’re an older person dealing with changing hormones what do you do to stay less fragrant?
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