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Does the thought of going to the beach trigger bad feelings or make you miss it?

It used to be a negative trigger for me until I started going at safer times of the day. I still enjoy it now, but just at different times of the day.

  1. The thought for me is very negative. Perhaps after I’ve had a long time to process it I will feel differently. We do not know what the future holds. Considering my skin issues are ongoing-excision surgery on Monday- I am very doubtful.

    1. Thank you for your thought. Thinking of you. Scott skincancer.net moderator

    2. And thank you for your kindness.

  2. I miss it. We live near the beach and I have fond memories. I hesitate to say that I miss laying out in the sun. I can't do it, but it was a part of growing up. It's like - why can't I have both? It's not fair. But, those days are over.

    1. Yeah, going to the beach at 7pm in the summer just doesn't cut it. Scott skincancer.net moderator

  3. I live near the beach. I just take a chair and a very large parasol. Can't believe all those folk who still lay out and roast. I so want to go around and lecture them and show my scars!

    1. Don't we all. I am glad that you get to still go out and enjoy the sand and surf. Do you modify the time that you go out during the day? Scott skincancer.net moderator

    2. right! I feel like walking around with a sign around my neck, saying the sun is not your friend! I live in South Florida and people get burned to a crisp down here!

  4. Usually early morning till about 11.00. Then it gets busy with tourists so I return at about 4.00 in the afternoon. We are in the UK so it doesn't usually get baking hot.

    1. Do you apply sunscreen and find shade even in morning and afternoon hours? Do the northern latitudes provide for less direct sunlight? What is the attitude in the UK about sun care? Just curious. Thank you. Scott skincancer.net moderator

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