[ot][spam][wrong] karl's attempt to go outdoors or change his name

Karl gmkarl at gmail.com
Tue Aug 24 12:18:16 PDT 2021

On Tue, Aug 24, 2021, 2:28 PM coderman <coderman at protonmail.com> wrote:

> ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
> On Tuesday, August 24th, 2021 at 10:07 AM, Karl <gmkarl at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm currently sitting in an area outdoors with mosquitos.
> >
> > I don't know how to stay outdoors reliably without either (a) a break
> from the mosquitos or (b) willpower to influence my psychological and
> behavioral histamine response.
> hey Karl,
> i am traveling, so this is not signed - but the following advice for bugs:
> - citronella candles for general deterrence.
> - DEET spray or lotion for personal protection.

I have 3 citronella candles and I am aware of wild herbs that can be used
to make more.

regarding allergies, i usually have to wear a mask outdoors now, my
> allergies have gotten so bad. :/

Sounds similar to mosquitos, am I off base?

the good news is that N95 masks work to filter out all airborne allergens.
> if i don't wear one, a few hours outdoors and i get feverish, start to have
> trouble breathing (head&chest inflammation)

Some people get so sensitized this even happens in damp buildings and
stuff.  It seems important to learn how what changes it.

Honestly I wish I had the freedom to suffer outdoors.

like your mosquitos, i tune out the mask when focusing on other things.

Luckily I have clothes I can rip if I need a mask.

good luck!  enjoy nature :)

:P  Thanks.  Hope you're doing something you enjoy.

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