Monday, August 31, 2009

Mosquitos are trying to kill me.

It's true, friends.  Every time I step outside, no matter what I'm wearing, they seem to attack my feet and ankles.  This weekend was no exception...I have no less than 8 bites on my feet, INCLUDING on my toes!  Boo.  Last night, I was slathering hydrocortisone cream on like it was going out of style...but still itching.  Matt suggested clear nail polish, so pretty soon I was covering my feet/ankles in nail polish.  But I woke up this morning and I was super itchy again, so I put on some calamine lotion and THEN covered it in clear nail polish.

Guess what?  Still itchy.  Do you have any fool-proof remedies for itchy bug bites?  If so, pass them my way!  I'm miserable over here!!!

9 comments:

kilax said...

I wish I had a tip! Mosquitoes bite me up! :(

Lucy Marie said...

yuck. mosquitoes are the pits. No tips, sorry :(

brown eyed girl said...

I literally get eaten alive by mosquitoes whenever they're around and I'm allergic to them so my bites are about the size of a quarter or larger, ew. The thing that works the best for me, because I've tried a lot of things, is to make an indentation of an X with my fingernail. The pressing down on the bite just helps alleviate the itch. But the ones on your feet. Man. You have all my sympathy and all the pain-relief I can send your way!!

Brittany Ann said...

This is a little bit drying, but rubbing alcohol...not great for your skin, but those suckers love me, and I end up swollen if I don't do it! It dries them out!

Kristen said...

I am so sorry! have you tried that thing that clips on you? for some reason the mosquitoes like some people more than others :(

Crazy Shenanigans said...

Me too!!! It's like as soon as I step out the door I've got 4 bites on me!!!

Ms. Attitude said...

Mosquitoes always bite me. By the end of the summer, I always look diseased. Benedryl and Bandaid Itch Relief Spray are my tips. Also, put a Bounce dryer sheet in your pocket.

Jenn said...

eek that sucks!! i always make the "x" in it with my nail and that's my great remedy. i wish i had better advice :)

Naturally Caffeinated Family said...

oh that's terrible! they love me too! hope you're poor feet find relief soon!